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Live Lesson: A Life On Our Planet

Register your class for a free live lesson exploring the themes within 'David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet'. For secondary school students.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’

Inspired by the recent documentary ‘David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’ join one of our WWF educators to discuss the themes within the film and discover some of the solutions to help tackle global issues.

  • Dates: Multiple dates available between 10th May and 25th June 2021 (subject to availability)
  • Lesson duration: 45 Minutes
  • Venue: Virtually; using Zoom or Microsoft Teams
  • Cost: FREE

Caroline Howkins

Book a live lesson

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


African elephant (Loxodonta africana), herd feeding in the Amboseli swamp.

A Life on our Planet - Learning objectives

  • Recall some of the threats facing our natural world and understand how these threats are related to 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 Key Stage 3 / Third Level:

  • England: Biology: Relationships in an ecosystem. Geography: Human and Physical geography
  • Scotland: Sciences: Planet Earth: Biodiversity and interdependence; Processes of the planet; Topical Science. Social Studies: People, place and environment
  • Northern Ireland: Geography: Contributors to Society, Contributors to the economy and the environment. Science: Organisms and health, Contributors to Society, Contributors to the economy and the environment
  • Wales: Science: Interdependence of organisms, The sustainable Earth, How things work. Geography: Locating places, environments and patterns; Understanding places, environments and processes

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