Planet Earth (for people with learning difficulties)

Course Dates: 21/09/20 - 12/07/21
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Explore the world, its people and the environment we live in. Think about what we can do to make a difference.
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Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00

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Course Code: SD143

Started Mon, day, 21 Sep - 12 Jul '21

Duration: 31 sessions (over 43 weeks)

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What is the course about?

The World, people and the environment we live in. We will look at how people live and the effect it is having on the
world. We can ask questions and try and find the answers, have discussions and go on visits. We can think about
how what we can do to make a difference.

What is climate change and how is it affecting animals, humans and the environment? We will discuss plastic
pollution, clean air, transport of the future, food waste and food miles. Investigate what organisations like Extinction
Rebellion saying about what should be done to make things better. We can think about what we might want to do
ourselves to get involved.

What will we cover?

Develop research skills
Speaking in a group and putting your point across
Watch video extracts.
Make a presentation.
Go on outside visits when relevant.
We will produce a group presentation
Reading
Writing.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Complete research and surveys
Join in group discussion
Improve your speaking and listening skills
Contribute to a class presentation/project.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is for people with learning disabilities who have an interest in finding out more about the world and the
environment.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Group work
Pair work
Practical exercises
Question and answer
Recording what you have learned on paper or video, with support.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other City Lit courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email learningdisability@citylit.ac.uk to book an appointment.

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