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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
Air Weather Work out ways to measure and record different aspects of the weather - the rainfall, wind direction, wind speed, hours of sunlight.
Air Breath Hold breath as long as possible - then imagine when you breath in it is daytime, when you breathe out it is nighttime (that is how fast a tree breathes).
Air Microclimates On a windy day visit a place which is exposed and compare to an area behind a windbreak (e.g. hedge, trees, fencing).
Air Measuring Weather Participate in a creative visualisation of rising into the sky and passing through rainbow clouds at sunset. Imagine the blue bubble of the atmosphere surrounding our planet - and what it is like to breathe in that blue colour. Discuss what would it be like to live in a world with a sky (atmosphere) of a different colour, e.g. green, red or yellow ? Close your Eyes and visualise it and then draw or paint the experience.
Air Breath Notice your own breathing, try breathing like a turtle/rabbit/ladybug/mouse/horse/cow etc and see how it makes you feel.
Air How climate affects habitats and cultures Visit a greenhouse (e.g. in a botanic garden) and notice the differences/ similarities between the different climates created.
Air Weather Become familiar with words of weather such as windy, foggy, hail etc.
Air Weather Feel the wind on the skin.
Air Measuring Weather Lead part(s) of celebrations of the seasons (e.g. solstice/ harvest etc.)
Air Weather Feel where the wind is coming from (e.g. lick a finger and hold it up) try this on different days and in different places.
Air Weather See how far away you can feel someone blowing towards you.
Air Measuring Weather Recognise different cloud forms and talk about what weather they can bring.
Air How climate affects habitats and cultures Learn appropriate design for the major climatic regions of the world (food, lifestyle, building, disasters).
Air Breath Notice how when you breathe in, you feel yourself, and when you breathe out you feel that you are connected with others.
Air Measuring Weather Work out ways to measure and record different aspects of the weather - the rainfall, wind direction, wind speed, hours of sunlight.
Air Weather In a creative visualisation, imagine being as light as a bird and flying through the air - what do you see?
Air Weather Sing songs which celebrate all the different types of weather (including rain and wind).
Air Measuring Weather Rub your hands together and sit with palms facing a friend and see if you can feel the air between you, with Eyes closed. How can you perceive the existence of air? Notice the touch of air - notice it in your nostrils, notice it on your skin.
Air Breath Make a closed terrarium in a glass bottle.
Air Breath Find out that everything breathes in different ways (plants, fish, etc).

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