WWF-Russia presented in Kamchatka a new teacher’s manual “Climate changing”
The manual for high-school teachers was presented to principals of all Petropavlovsk schools. The book is compiled of reports and bulletins of Russia Meteorology Centre and the latest scientific publications of its institutes, materials, received by WWF-Russia from preserves and national parks.
The teacher’s manual was published in two editions: first one is for Russian Far East, the second one is for the rest of the country. The book is divided into several sections. The fourth of them, entitled “Regional climate change and its expected consequences” is made up with the assistance of the Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science.
“This book will be very useful for the teachers of geography and ecology, biology and physics, mathematics during lessons and out-of-school activities, - said the head of WWF-Russia Bering Sea ecoregional office Sergey Rafanov. – The edition also includes an exemplary training program on “Climate and energy saving” optional course. It suites high-school students very well and has a lot of valuable information on the regional climate change, prognostic evaluations, expected social, economic and ecologic consequences. It encourages students to take part in nature conservation themselves by saving heat and electricity”.
The number of copies is limited, but a digital copy is always available on the Internet at WWF-Russia’s page. It is downloadable by chapters and as a whole.