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Education manual: Fire – wildfire awareness toolkit for educators

For many areas of the Western Cape, it is not a matter of if a wildfire is going to occur, but when. This wild-fire awareness toolkit covers topics around wildfires in the Western Cape, including wildfire risk, climate change, the rising costs of wildfire response and limitations to wildfire firefighting.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali _ Afrikaans

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali _ isiXhosa

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Flipchart: fire awareness

There are two kinds of fire: useful fires and harmful (or dangerous) fires. We use useful fires to cook, keep us warm or braai. Harmful fires, on the other hand, can cause serious damage to lives and livelihoods, including causing the death of animals or burning down homes. 

Goshawk Eco-venue fact sheet

Goshawk Eco-venue at Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve offers a wide range of activities for different sized groups. Have a look at the fact sheet below for more information.

Infographic and activity: classification of plants and animals – International Day for Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on 22 May every year and focuses on issues of biodiversity around the world. Discover what makes the Western Cape’s biodiversity so special and complete the fun activity.

Infographic series: marine and waste – source to sea, reduce your footprint, trash-free oceans

These fun, informative infographics will help you learn how to reduce the waste that often ends up in our oceans. 

Infographic: Biodiversity – about mountains

Do you know the difference between a hill and a mountain? Landforms that are 600m high or higher are classified as mountains. Mountains are home to 15% of the world’s population and cover 22% of the surface of the earth.

Infographic: Biodiversity – five forest species found in the Western Cape

Meet five interesting forest species found in the Western Cape. 

Infographic: Biodiversity – pamper your plants

Plants are part of our daily lives. For some tips on how to pamper your plants at home, have a look at this infographic!

Infographic: Biodiversity – plants and nutrition

Learn all about plants’ important role in nutrition.