This program is based on three knowledge pillars: system, sustainability and design. Young learners will adapt these three knowledge pillars to be an active participant in the world and to design a future that we all want to live in. Young learners will engage with storytelling, challenges and games for rapid knowledge transfer, community building and personal activation. They will understand the complex interconnected systems in the world and learn how to make a positive impact. The learning is designed to enhance reflective, critical, and systems thinking perspectives as tools required to participate in changing the world.
- Ecological Footprint
- Life Cycle Thinking
Key Learning Points
- Learn the process of creating new things and making sure it has positive impact
- Young learners will envision the pre and post use of any product in their life.
- Learn that things are interconnected, so young learners can anticipate change and the cause/effect better
This course was designed based on an awarding winning program by EcoSchools Canada, the largest environmental certification program for K-12 schools in Canada. EcoSchools Canada is the Canadian National Operator of the international EcoSchools program, overseen by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).