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Live Lesson: A Life on Our Planet

Register your class for a free live lesson to learn more about David Attenborough and the changes he’s noticed throughout his life on Earth. For primary school students.

David Attenborough in the Mara, Kenya

Inspired by the recent documentary ‘David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’ join one of our WWF educators to find out about life of David Attenborough and the changes he’s witnessed on our planet over his lifetime. Discover some of the solutions to help tackle global issues such as deforestation and climate change and the changes we can all make to stand up for our planet.

  • Dates: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (subject to availability)
  • Lesson duration: 45 Min
  • Venue: Virtually; using Zoom or Microsoft Teams
  • Cost: FREE

Amy Ball

Book a live lesson

Search for an available date and register for your FREE live lesson with Amy, our Primary education officer.


A Life on our Planet - Learning objectives

  • Recognise David Attenborough as an important wildlife conservationist and documentary filmmaker. 
  • Recall some of the threats facing our natural world and understand how these threats are caused by human activity. 
  • Understand some of the solutions to environmental issues and how we can all make sustainable choices to reduce our impact on the planet. 

Curriculum links: 

  • England: Science: Living things and their habitats, Animals including humans. Geography: Human and Physical geography 
  • Scotland:Sciences: Planet Earth; Biodiversity and interdependence; Topical Science / Social Studies: People, place and environment
  • Northern Ireland: The World Around Us: Interdependence; Place; Change over time 
  • Wales: Geography: Locating places, environments and patterns; Understanding places, environments and processes. Science: Interdependence of organisms

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