Delivered in schools by our team of scientists and expert facilitators, secondary and transition year workshops tailored to each group’s interests, schedule and abilities.
Strong links are made to the national curriculum, with specific, practical actions each student, teacher, and school can easily implement to make a significant environmental impact.
CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP:
Students will be presented with the most up to date climate change science and be asked to critically look at the issue of climate change. Students will discuss & debate their views on climate change in relation to how it is presented in the media and take part in group activities which question the best ways to tackle the problem.
FOOD WASTE WORKSHOP:
Delves into the issues of food miles and food waste. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the impact of their personal food waste habits. How do we maximize our food efficiency while reducing the huge impact of food transport?
GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP:
Critically engages with issues of what is equitable and just, and what will minimise harm to our planet. Exploring global citizenship themes enables student to grow more confident in standing up for their beliefs, and more skilled in evaluating the ethics and impact of their decisions.
Tackling water use, waste and conservation, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to respond to the growing global need to reduce water consumption.
Through group activities and discussion the students will assess the difficulties and benefits of water conservation.
Examining the links between nature and technology, exploring innovative ideas that have been taken from nature and design-led thinking to come up with a few of our own.
We are discovering that nature may be the best inspiration for the future. Together the students will put that statement to the test.
1.5 hours per workshop | Held in the classroom | Up to 3 workshops per day.
Modified to suit each class, and designed to complement the national curriculum.
For more information and bookings contact one of our education team: firstname.lastname@example.org | (01) 883 2185
WATER EXPLORER: Schools/classes can register online: www.waterexplorer.ie
A fun, interactive online educational resource for 8-15 year olds across 11 different countries to learn about water issues and develop the confidence to ACT on them.
This highly competitive programme is FREE and schools can win prizes, workshops and a place at National and International Water Explorer Finals.