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World Mountain Day

03/12/19
Use this video from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN about World Mountain Day on 11 December to introduce your learners to the importance of mountains in our lives and how we need to address the climate crisis in order to preserve mountain ecosystems around the world.  Can your learners guess why mountains matter? (Image taken from a video by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN on the YouTube website)

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

03/02/20
Use this video and from UNESCO Bangkok to introduce your learners to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February) on YouTube. It shows how there are currently fewer female scientists than male ones and how to encourage young girls and young women to embrace STEM and have careers in it. How will it help to change their study and career choices? (Image taken from the UNESCO video on the YouTube website)

International Polar Bear Day (27 February)

03/02/20
To focus on International Polar Bear Day (27 February) use the plentiful resources on the polarbearsinternational.org website. It has information on how polar bears live, the ecosystems around them, how climate change affects them, research into them, polar bear trackers and even live webcams.  In addition, the Education Center has lesson plans and presentations, courses for teachers and even how to become a volunteer.  How much do your learners already know about polar bears and their environment? (Image taken from the polarbearsinternational.org website)
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