12 - 16 years old
Formal learning with teenagers is often dependent on relating closely with the school curriculum. Thus informal approaches on the back of other activities are also useful.
In 2018 and 2019, teenagers took matters into their own hands, with school strikes for climate action. How does this relate to wetland centre CEPA?
MedWet has a schools' page showing the activities that they have done with young people, with videos, games and activities.
Check out the Green Teacher site, with its interactive flipping magazine. Subscription required.
Urban school wetlands
WWT has recently developed a SuDS (Sustainable Drainage) project for schools, with materials, for both secondary and primary schools. You can see more at specific schools from the project here.
Video & text learning materials for teachers and pupils, including other curriculum subjects. Sortable by grade, in English and Spanish. Create a free account provides tools to save progress. Some content is geographically restricted.
New Zealand's Department of Conservation provides 15 wetlands education resources, searchable by education level, curriculum level, and habitat. Books, posters, board and card games, factsheets, classroom activities.
The RSPB provides materials for all primary and secondary levels, arranged by curriculum subject. Available in PDF and HTML versions.
Distance Learning Adventures Live
Prince William Network, the USDA Forest Service and others provide live webcasts from the field, with accompanying classroom packs on wetlands, migration, shorebirds, climate change, and other topics.
A dozen activities for schools, communities and families, relating to the East Atlantic Flyway. WLI members in Migratory Birds for People (MBP) collaborated to produce this guide book and map with five bird species; but it can be adapted to other flyways and species.
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