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Education: Terra Mission

Education is our most valuable investment. Life Terra has developed in collaboration with education experts different strategies to raise environmental awareness among all ages, with a focus on children and youth. 

Terra Mission

Life Terra created an interactive environmental education programme for students ages 8-14 based on STEM and the best available science.

Terra Mission is Life Terra’s sustainability educational package developed by Gynzy, one of our project beneficiaries. Using inspiring sources and examples, Terra Mission challenges teachers and students to investigate and learn about the environment, both inside and outside of school. 

Terra Mission is available in Dutch, English, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

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What does Terra Mission include?

Terra Mission can easily be integrated into school curricula. It has increasing difficulty levels: from issues close at hand (in and around the school) to issues looking at the bigger picture (nationwide versus global). It consists of 8 themes and it can be taken fully or partially, as all themes are independent but interlinked.

It includes:

  • Gynzy’s platform, an interactive digital whiteboard (IWB) with information, exercises, video materials and suggested outdoor activities

  • Teacher guides with learning goals and instructions (worksheets and answer keys included)

  • A problem-solving approach based on Problem – Solution – Action

  • All contents fully customisable and revised by experts from the University of Barcelona

  • Terra Mission Diploma for participating schools at the end

Themes:

  1. Climate change

  2. Energy

  3. Waste

  4. Circular economy

  5. Water

  6. Agriculture

  7. Air

  8. Trees

Ready to plant trees with your pupils?

If you want to plant trees with your pupils but don't know where to start, Life Terra made things easy for you! The Life Terra Guide for School Plantings is a step-by-step guide to help teachers organise a planting activity with their students. You can download it here:

Life Terra Guide For School Plantings

Do you want to learn how to apply Terra Mission in your class?

Check the Terra Mission MOOC and help your students become climate experts

Life Terra and Scientix created the ‘Terra Mission MOOC: Teaching Sustainability for Action’! This online course explores the Terra Mission Educational pack and how to apply it in the classroom.

Terra Mission MOOC

How to join Terra Mission?

If you want your students to learn about sustainability and the environment, and to start taking climate action now, join the Terra Mission journey with us.

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An opportunity for teachers across Europe & around the world!

Terra Mission was developed with the collaboration of:

"First, my students and I enjoyed the implementation of the lessons. They were intrigued and engaged the whole time. I found all the materials (especially open lesson and videos) and the combination of them of excellent quality and absolutely to the point!"
Terra Mission teacher
"Actually as an ICT teacher it is feasible to implement and find activities especially in Grafic animation lessons. Topic is very good educative".
MOOC Participant
"The simple language used was very child-friendly and aged appropriate. The balance between video and powerpoint was perfect. The videos really enhanced the points made and visually explained the process being discussed. The wide variety of material suited all students' learning style."
Terra Mission teacher
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