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Holistic Planning

A. Introducing permaculture
B. Living nature
C. Design
D. Growing food
E. Built environment and resource use
F. Social permaculture
Holistic planning (HP):

Theme  Topic  Sub Topic Age HP Details
Soil and stone Stones Notice the presence of different quantities and types of rocks and stones in different landscapes.
Soil and stone Stones Compare the growth of plants grown in the open, with plants grown near large rocks acting as heat stores (all other factors e.g. soil depth, should be kept equal).
Soil and stone Stones Identify common rocks in the region.
Soil and stone Stones Put rocks in a garden to catch and store heat energy in places where it is needed.
Soil and stone Stones Hear a story of how rocks were made and are still moving very slowly.
Soil and stone Stones Give thanks to stones and all the different things they give to us, e.g. warmth, buildings, walls, soil, a place for minibeasts to live.
Soil and stone Stones Learn the main ways which rocks are formed (if children interested can use names igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic) and how that relates to forming soils, thus our food.
Air Stars, Sun, Moon, Planets Read a compass to find North, South, East and West
Air Stars, Sun, Moon, Planets Visualise an imaginary journey into space - experiencing weightlessness and the silence of space, seeing the Earth and moon from outer space, and feeling the immensity of the universe.
Air Stars, Sun, Moon, Planets Take a map of a garden the children are observing and create an "overlay map" of the shadows at different times of day. Place a piece of tracing paper over the map and invite children draw the shadows that they observe on the paper. Repeat this at different times of day/year.

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