Teaching dossiers & Activities

Various teaching dossiers have been put together by the International Polar Foundation. These dossiers aim to help teachers introduce subjects such as the Polar Regions, climate and climate change, energy and biodiversity to their students. The dossiers are mainly intended for late primary school (or middle school) teachers (10-12 years old students) and secondary school science and geography teachers.

  • Biodiversity: Relocation of Species

    Biodiversity: Relocation of Species


    The educational sheet "Relocation of Species" focuses on the effects of climate change on the geographical distribution of species. In reaction to climate change, all species are relocating to suit their climate needs. While some of these species have an…

  • Biodiversity and climate change

    Biodiversity and climate change


    The educational sheet "Climate Change" offers an overview of the various Greenhouse gases. It focuses on the importance of agriculture in total Greenhouse gas emissions. The Kyoto Protocol is also presented as a political tool for fighting climate change. Earth's…

  • The biodiversity - teaching dossier

    The biodiversity - teaching dossier


    This sheet provides additional information to the biodiversity flash animation. You will find figures concerning biodiversity loss and explanations on the importance of tropical forests for biodiversity, the FSC-label and the concept of agroforestry. To put theory into practice, this…

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