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Life on Land Teaching Resources

14 June, 2021

Human life depends on the Earth as much as the oceans for our sustenance and livelihoods. And plant life provides eighty per cent of the human diet as we rely on agriculture for an important economic resource. Forests cover thirty per cent of the Earth’s surface, providing vital habitats for millions of species and important sources for clean air and water - as well as being crucial for combating climate change.

These teaching resources aim to promote the importance of life on land and encourage its vital protection. With a focus on Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on land, they can be used to teach English, science, geography, maths, citizenship and other subjects.

Either use the materials on your own or with an overseas partner school. 

A detailed planning template has been provided to help you in delivering the Life on Land unit, allowing you to adapt your teaching to suit different age groups and contexts.

Download Life on Land classroom lessons 1 to 3

Download Life on Land classroom lessons 4 to 9

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