How exciting would it be to undertake a course where you snorkel, visit the beach to monitor sand dunes, squish through mud to examine the growth and diversity of seagrass beds on the Gold Coast, dive in local reefs, monitor mangrove forests, learn photography lessons on land and underwater?
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Children need nature to properly evolve not only in terms of enhancing creativity but also for improving motor skills or just to have fun. Okay, we know that while playing outdoors in the natural world children can evolve in their imagination, their capacity to explore, they can find a sense of adventure and learning. But the benefits of this relationship goes deeper: being constantly in nature is key to children’s emotional health as well. This is well explained by American journalist Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, a US bestseller book.
We interviewed Carol Scudeler, a student of our Diploma of Sustainable Operations here at Envirotech. Carol will be attending the Student Employability Accelerator Program (SEAP), a free program supported by Study Queensland, for students who are currently studying a CRICOS registered course in the state.
1. Add another layer of clothes!
- It’s much easier to change your body temperature than a rooms temperature, especially as it is more eco friendly.
- Instead of turning up the heat, add another layer of clothing.
- Cuddle up to a friend or a furry friend! 🐱