Find a variety of trees to measure on the school grounds or local park, and use this lesson plan as a guide.
On average, trees in the shade or in a forest grow 1.5cm per year. In full light they can grow 2.5cms. However, all trees grow at different rates and other factors will affect this rate, such as soil type, access to water and prevailing winds, closeness to the sea/salty winds, being eaten by animals, etc. [...]
Learning about the Earth, it’s living creatures and the threats to the environment and to biodiversity can also be done through a movie!
The Climate Action Teacher Resource has been devised to equip Geography, C.S.P.E., Science, English (and more!) teachers with the tools and guidance to explore the topic of climate change through their curriculum.
Read all about Loreto High School Beaufort and their Climate Action Week campaign.
Find out exactly what four primary schools did for #ClimateActionWeek last year and get your thinking caps on!
Check out our fact sheet to find out more about one of Ireland’s most distinctive birds – the Grey Heron. Find out more by downloading our fact-sheet from the download button below.