Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Millions of people have been affected by a huge winter storm that hit the East Coast of the USA.
  • Thousands of elephants are killed every year for their ivory tusks. Buying or selling ivory is now illegal in China.
  • A team of marine scientists is developing a stronger type of coral that can cope with warmer temperatures.

Curriculum keywords

  • Weather
  • Conservation
  • Animals
  • Environment

Spark a discussion

  • Why did hundreds of schools have to close in the USA?
  • What has recently been made illegal in China?
  • Why are scientists developing a stronger type of coral?

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