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World Population Day!

24/06/19
Use materials from the gapminder.org website to help your learners focus on World Population Day (11 July 2019). This video with Profesor Hans Rosling talks about world population growth and is part of a selection of videos and other varied resources your learners can use to research the topic further.  Gapminder.org provides many interactive graphics, videos and resources on other topics based on statistics related to the environment, energy, society, work and so on.  What will your learners find out about where they live? (Image taken from the gapminder.org 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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