DeforestACTION: Module Overview

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Description

The toolkit will contain 20 lesson plans, organized into 5 modules. A module will be released every two months. All modules and resources will be uploaded to Assignments in the Virtual Classroom. Please see below for a brief description of each module in this programe:

MODULE 1: DEFORESTATION
This module is designed to help students explore why existing forests needs to be protected. Through the lessons contained in this module, students will confront the threats to existing forests and contemplate the very real dangers that await us if we do not learn to effect change and contribute to a more sustainable world.
MODULE 2: REFORESTATION
This module is designed to help students evaluate why we need to restore rainforests. Students may produce action projects that will help raise awareness of how issues such as palm oil production contribute to global warming, habitat loss, destruction of species and other global problems.
MODULE 3: ORANGUTANS
This module is designed to help students understand the threatening survival issues concerning orangutans. Students will have the opportunity to devise orangutan ‘rescue’ projects, with the aim of providing long term security for orangutans.
MODULE 4: SUSTAINABLE VILLAGES
This module is designed to help students explore how the production of sugar palms and sustainable bio-fuel contribute to sustainable life for village people. Students will be asked to reflect upon the issues threatening livelihoods and have the opportunity to sponsor their own Village Energy Hub.
MODULE 5: THE DOME TREE
This module is designed to help students to actively get involved in growing the world’s largest tree as an education centre for orangutan intelligence, protection and care. Students will have the opportunity to engage in online communication and gaming with orangutans.