Wow Our Amazing Planet A Cross-curricular Conservation Resource for RE Teachers by David Chandler
  

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Wow Our Amazing Planet A Cross-curricular Conservation Resource for RE Teachers by David Chandler

Wow! Our Amazing Planet is an interactive RE resource for primary school teachers to explore the theme of caring for our environment through learning about our amazing planet and our responsibility for looking after it. The material is organised into six sections: Yes, it is amazing! Whose world? Whose fault? Who can help? Is there hope for our world? My wonderful wild local area Each section contains background information and classroom activities, including work in the school grounds, games, puzzles, creative artwork and drama ideas, with differentiation for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are also PowerPoint presentations with scripts for two assemblies, links to video clips and an online photo gallery.

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If you buy only one book related to schools and the environment, this is the one. Everything about it is exciting. Its great strength is its focus on the local environment: bees, butterflies, blackbirds, snails, slugs, and spiders. Children will love the titles of these sections, such as The birdy bits and The wriggly bits . The more serious stuff is covered as well, in the same buzzy style. We have troubled species, troubled climate, and troubled places. There are colouring-intemplates, word searches, and a strong Christian emphasis that the world is merely loaned to us to look after. A brilliant resource, and excellent value. Dennis Richards in Church Times 20 September 2013 From the Church Times 20 September 2013 From the same stable comes Wow! Our Amazing Planet: A cross-curricular conservation resource by D. Chandler. If you buy only one book related to schools and the environment, this is the one. Everything about it is exciting. Its great strength is its focus on the local environment: bees, butterflies, blackbirds, snails, slugs, and spiders. Children will love the titles of these sections, such as The birdy bits and The wriggly bits . The more serious stuff is covered as well, in the same buzzy style. We have troubled species, troubled climate, and troubled places. There are colouring-in templates, word searches, and a strong Christian emphasis that the world is merely loaned to us to look after. A bril-liant resource, and excellent value.

About the Author

David Chandler is a freelance writer and environmental educator. He is the author/co-author of twelve books including The RSPB Children's Guide to Bird Watching, All About Bugs and Barn Owl, and also writes for A Rocha. David is part of Cambridge Community Church and a trustee of A Rocha UK.

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Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

David Chandler
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Author's Website

www.arocha.org/gb-en/

Publisher

Publication date

23rd August 2013

ISBN

9780857462497


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