Changing Climates Lesson Plans
Questions you will explore:
Who lives in the Amazon Rainforest?
What are some of their habits and habitats?
What are some of the threats to the rainforest?
What impact does human activity have on inhabitants of an area?
Who are the people living in the forest?
What can we learn from indigenous communities about how to live more harmoniously with nature?
What actions can we take in our local communities to protect natural spaces?
Aims & Objectives:
Pupils will practise skills of critical thinking & questioning, deep listening and empathy building by engaging in a wide range of learning stimulus, discussion ideas and creative exercises. Lessons in this topic will examine some of the issues surrounding habitat loss because of human behaviour.
Pupils will explore and connect with some of the creatures and people living in the rainforest, exploring creative and empathic engagement to feel connected. They will learn about some of the threats to the natural world and think about how this might impact both living and non-living beings. They will engage with some of the wildlife closer to home and think about ways to live more harmoniously with nature in our local area.