Sustainability Curriculum https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk Sustainability in the Curriculum Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:42:01 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 79638538 Sustainability and food waste https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/sustainability-and-food-waste/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:39:32 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=504 “We hold the future in our hands. Together, we must make sure that our grandchildren will not have to wonder why we failed to do so the right thing, and made them bear the consequences” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2007 Every year, a post-harvest period of food loss and waste in shops, households and […] Read more

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Why education plays an important role in the sustainable development of energy resources? https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/why-education-plays-an-important-role-in-the-sustainable-development-of-energy-resources/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:20:24 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=500 “The Limits to Growth” is a book that has profound enlightenment for me. The author put forward the viewpoint of the earth limits and the limits of social development, and warned of the development model that humans continue to pursue economic growth, the theoretical results were also empirically studied (Meadows, 1972). After reading this book, […] Read more

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Sugar Sculpture: A Form of Sustainable Handicraft https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/sugar-sculpture-a-form-of-sustainable-handicraft/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:07:55 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=488 This blog aims to demonstrate the cultural and environmental sustainability of a traditional Chinese handicraft known as sugar sculpture by analyzing a previous literature review. I chose sugar sculpture because it is a traditional Chinese handicraft, and also a popular snack featuring characters such as animals, flowers, humans and so on. The history of sugar […] Read more

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Practicing The Sustainable Utilization Of Energy In Physics Classes Of Chinese Secondary Schools https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/practicing-the-sustainable-utilization-of-energy-in-physics-classes-of-chinese-secondary-schools/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:06:16 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=491 When I was a junior high school student, I really had no interest in the ‘mysterious symbols and formulas’ taught in physics classes. This led me to graduate from high school and after many years of physics I only had the memory about the names of Einstein and Newton. Actually, I think that even people […] Read more

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Educating for Sustainability: Teaching The Young Ones How ‘To Connect The Dots’ https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/educating-for-sustainability-teaching-the-young-ones-how-to-connect-the-dots/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:00:17 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=485 Rethinking and redefining our education Living in our day-to-day modern world, we tend to get distracted by powerful, overwhelming capitalistic conveniences around us (as I am writing this, I have been checking my Instagram and Facebook feed several times). It takes effort for us to look around and analyse our daily actions. We are conditioned […] Read more

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From Garbage Classification To Sustainability In China https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/from-garbage-classification-to-sustainability-in-china/ Mon, 21 May 2018 20:51:38 +0000 https://www.sustainabilitycurriculum.co.uk/?p=474 The context and integration of a focus on sustainability The importance of garbage classification has not drawn enough attention from the public in China. Many students are not well aware of whether a certain kind of garbage is recyclable or not including me before coming to the UK. In the final presentation, I choose to […] Read more

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