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Cornwall Climate Action Day Resources.

Welcome to all the fantastic resources for primary schools for the Climate Action Day.

We hope you enjoy choosing some of these videos and links to watch with your children and to be inspired to get involved with them and follow up on some of the ideas.

Could your school do a beach clean or a walk to school day? Make a bee hotel, learn how to press seaweed or even make nettle pancakes? With fun videos from leading climate change groups and experts based in Cornwall, these resources are sure to get your children fired up about climate change!

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Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Making climate change relevant in our own local environment, Cornwall Wildlife Trust helps protect our beautiful animals and their habitats right here on our doorstep.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”225″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/wwf-2/”][vc_column_text]

WWF

With exciting and informative resources, you will find everything you need from WWF to get your children involved in caring for nature and protecting our environment. From amazing animal facts to quizzes and bigger projects, get your children engaged with these issues in a fun and fascinating way![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fwwf-2%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”60″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/chris-holland-foraging-nature-author/”][vc_column_text]

Chris Holland – Storyteller

Ever wanted to try nettle pancakes? Forest school teacher and author, Chris Holland will talk you through the process from how to pick nettles safely to how to cook them, plus get a free sample of his book “I Love My World” all about outdoor education with children![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fchris-holland%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”64″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV24plDHW7g”][vc_column_text]

British Divers Marine Life Rescue

We are the rescue team for all ocean creatures in trouble on our coasts. Find out how we rescue animals all around Cornwall and what you can do to help![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]‘Seal Rescuers’: grey seals and climate change with British Divers Marine Life Rescue[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”195″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]

Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition

We have made a cool song about litter! Join us for “The Plastic Bag Song” written by Cbeebies star Nick Cope, with simple actions and words, this song can be sung by everyone!

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Sustrans

Learn how to make the school run kinder to the planet with these fantastic ideas and resources from Sustrans.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”66″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/national-trust/”][vc_column_text]

The National Trust

Connect your children with nature with this ultimate list of 50 things for you to enjoy, so get out in the fresh air and build a den, make your world spin by rolling down a hill or watch stars glitter in the night sky. You’ll be a seasoned adventurer by the time you’ve managed to try out all 50 activities. [/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fnational-trust%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”61″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://www.ovaid.org/buddy-video”][vc_column_text]

OVAID

The Orangutan Veterinary Aid team from Launceston are the actual orangutan vets drawn into the book, Buddy’s Rainforest Rescue. Listen to their fascinating video telling the real facts behind Buddy’s true story.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Find out how orangutans live in the wild and are looked after by the vets in this wonderful video from real orangutan vets.

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The 2 Minute Foundation

Get ready for Beach School with the 2 Minute Beach Clean team! Find out how to do seaweed pressing, beach cleaning and more with these fun videos.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fthe-2-minute-foundation%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”74″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://www.standrewsvoices.com/seaandsongforschools”][vc_column_text]

St Andrews Voices

Sing a song for nature and get your children singing, dancing and making music with these amazing resources, written specially by professional musicians to go with the Wild Tribe Heroes books, Duffy, Marli & Nelson – all about ocean pollution. Enjoy the music madness![/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]https://www.standrewsvoices.com/seaandsongforschools[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”191″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]

Cetus Whale

A very special whale made out of washed up fishing nets, Cetus the Whale is right here in Cornwall and he is massive! We want you to make mini animal puppets out of recycled materials to help spread the word about ocean pollution.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”57″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/environment-agency/”][vc_column_text]

Environment Agency

Explore the journey of plastic with an interactive map and resources from the Environment Agency. Find out how plastic pollution travels through our water systems and how we all need to play our part to help tackle it.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fenvironment-agency%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”51″ alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]

Beach Guardian

Could you be a beach guardian and help protect your favourite Cornish beaches from plastic pollution? Find out how to make a difference and get involved in keeping your local beaches clean![/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”62″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/the-cornwall-seal-group-research-trust/”][vc_column_text]

Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust

Make a seal mask, play games, colour in and delve deeper into the lives of our Cornish seals. With almost 40% of all the world’s grey seals living in UK waters, it is more important than ever that we learn how to protect these beautiful creatures.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fthe-cornwall-seal-group-research-trust%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”67″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/rspb/”][vc_column_text]

RSPB

Go Wild for birds with the RSPB Wild Challenge! Get ready for a fun set of challenges to inspire your children to learn about their local birds and how to protect them at school and at home.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Frspb%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”193″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://cornwallclimateactionday.com/resources/another-way/”][vc_column_text]

Another Way

If you care about your environment and want to make a change, could you be Another Way Ambassador in your school? A young ambassadors campaign started by a teenager gives you all the tools you will need to get started in making a difference![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Find out more” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fcornwallclimateactionday.com%2Fresources%2Fanother-way%2F”][vc_separator color=”peacoc” style=”dotted” border_width=”2″ css=”.vc_custom_1620927860977{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”199″ img_size=”medium” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://vimeo.com/185529049″][vc_column_text]

Butterfly Conservation Cornwall

A look at the incredible work being done by Butterfly Conservation Cornwall’s dedicated volunteers to help reverse declines of some of the UK’s rarest species of butterflies.

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