8 THOUSAND TEACHERS JOINED RUSSIAN NATIONAL LESSON OF THE WWF “FOREST AND CLIMATE”
Since 21st March more than eight thousand teachers and around one thousand volunteers from all Russian regions joined the project. Due to the lesson students learned about the functions of forests in nature, measures for their conservation, their role in climate change moderation and learned how to reduce their climate footprint through simple daily actions.
Textbooks of methods, video guides for the preparation of classes, animated presentations, sets to perform game tasks and memo books with useful tips will remain available for everyone even after the end of the project. It is possible to download them for free on the website www.лесклимат.рф. No special training is required to conduct the lesson, the teacher only needs to register on the website and to download kits of materials for elementary and middle-high school.
The purpose of the lesson is to expain through an exciting game format the importance of the forest and the way it helps to adapt to dangerous climate changes, as well as to teach and to inspire students to preserve forest and a more favorable climate.
The project is realised with the financial help of the Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society provided by the Presidential Grant Fund.
Photos in the announcement: (C) Alexander Plekhanov