Schools Outreach Activities
In this session pupils will lean about the lifecycle of plants, how some plants adapt to survive and how to identify species. Pupils will also look at qualities of plants as inspiration for design.
10 minutes - Introduction to Centre leader. Name game energiser to quickly get to know each other.
15 minutes - Introduction to Sustainability Ethics. Earth Care, People Care, Fair shares. Visual aids and board to engage and explain. Circle discussion.
Earth care. The lifecycle of plants. How we can learn from nature. How species adapt.
Fair shares: How we share our resources during activities.
20 minutes - Nature scavenger hunt. Species identification. How species adapt to survive and what we can learn from them. Biomimicry: looking at their qualities & functions, and how they can inspire design.
20 minutes - Paper Potters. Making plant pots from paper, and planting seeds for school or home. Creating the right conditions for your plant to grow.
20 minutes - Making paper seeds packets to save seeds. How to save and keep seeds.
10 minutes - People Care: Circle time with an earth based song. Using sticks to create rhythm.