On this page you will find various resources related to the topics of ‘Stewardship’ & ‘Creation’. There are also links to other websites and details about Earth Day which takes place on April 22nd.
Stewardship (PP) is a lesson plan introducing the nature of stewardship.
Creation Lesson: Chief Seattle
Christian Stewardship PowerPoint
LC R.E.Section J Part 3 Religion & Science
This event is also a great opportunity to explore Laudato Si’: Teaching the Encyclical in the Classroom
You can also use Laudato Si’ animation (from CAFOD) and this beautiful iCatholic reflection offering ten poignant quotes from Laudato Si’
Ceist have produced a module on Cosmology and you can view a PDF of the resource here.
Edutopia: Earth Day: Lesson Plans, Classroom Ideas, etc
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/ is an excellent website filled with material and resources on ‘care for the earth’ and you can get your students to take the St. Francis Pledge to Care for Creation and the Poor and join the Catholic Climate Covenant.
For video clips, Wingclips has some good clips http://www.wingclips.com/themes/creationcreator and Igniter Media has a video Everywhere which shows how ‘God’s indelible mark and handiwork is seen throughout creation. And His sustaining presence is felt throughout our lives. He is everywhere.’
Watch this imaginative animated depiction below of how God created the earth and all its inhabitants. Click here to watch the full clip on Wingclips.