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Biodiversity and Ecology Workshop

🕓 45 - 90 mins 🪙 From €170 🏠 Client venue/Online


Workshop Description

This Biodiversity and Ecology Workshop for Primary Schools and Family events introduces participants to the importance of biodiversity with a focus on habitats of national importance, species within, ecosystems and food webs. We will investigate threats to biodiversity and solutions to restoring & conserving nature. We will achieve this through interactive games and visual aids. Suitable for Junior Infants to 6th Class. Learning Outcomes: • Investigate own relationship with biodiversity. • Explore local biodiversity, understand it’s role and the challenges to protect it. • Explore actions for biodiversity conservation. Curriculum Links: Social Environmental and Scientific Education. Science: Living Things: Materials: Energy & Forces. Environmental Awareness & Care. Geography: Geology, Natural Environments. The Arts Education: Visual Arts. SPHE. At our workshops, we offer a range of duration and delivery options to suit your needs. Whether you prefer in-person sessions or online workshops, each option offers unique advantages. For instance, a 45-minute online workshop provides a solid foundation, covering the basics effectively. However, opting for a longer, 1.5-hour workshop enables deeper learning and allows us to accomplish more together. Choosing the extended option not only enriches your learning experience but also ensures we can delve into more advanced topics and incorporate more interactive activities, resulting in greater value. So, for a more comprehensive and in-depth session, we encourage you to consider the longer duration options. Prices: • €170 for a 45 mins Online Workshop • €220 for a 90 mins Online Workshop • €280 for a 45 mins In-person Workshop • €320 for a 90 mins In-person Workshop In-person capacity: We can facilitate a group of maximum of 30 participants per workshop but recommend smaller groups for increased interactivity and more one-on-one time. Sustainable Development Links: SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being), SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 14 (Life Below Water), SDG 15 (Life on Land).

Meet The Facilitator

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Alex Konieczka

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Alex Konieczka is an ecologist, holding a BSc. Natural Sciences, specialising in Environmental Science from Trinity College Dublin. Alex’s heritage, lifelong passion for sustainability and experience working as an ecologist in Ireland and abroad means she has immense understanding of this field, including first-hand experience of the challenges and ambitions of living in harmony with nature.

Alex is dedicated to building skills and a sense of agency in people through nature connections, capacity building, education and support. Alex cares about inclusivity and strives to make environmental education and nature experiences accessible to all.

 

Alex is a QQI L6 certified trainer and is Garda vetted. She is trained in First Aid and Child Protection.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation and rescheduling requests should be made to alex@understory.ie. The following conditions apply to cancellations: You will receive 100% return of the workshop or consultation fee, if you provide sufficient notice (i.e. not less than 5 working days.) You will receive 50% of the workshop or consultation fee if you notify us less than 5 working days but more than 48 hours prior to the commencement of the workshop. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund if the customer does not notify us of cancellation at least 48 hours prior to the commencement of the workshop or consultation.

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