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Environment and heritage education resources<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​​​Resources​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>Our resources range from bright posters showcasing our unique biodiversity and heritage to booklets educating both teachers and learners on how to living smart and green can help save our environment. All of our posters, pamphlets and guides are available to download and print.</p><p>To see all of our environment and heritage education resources, please visit our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Document-centre">document centre </a>and select Graphics and educational material, and Environment as a theme filter. </p> <span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><p> <b>​​​You may also want to:</b></p><div class="list-links"> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Environmental%20Management%20Department">Contact the Environmental Management Department</a><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Environmental%20education%20centres">Find an Environmental Education Centre near you​</a><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/City-publications/publications-and-reports/environment">View our Environmental Reports and Publications </a></div></li></ul></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Featured environmental education resources</h2><p>Browse some of our popular environmental education resources below.</p><h4>Biodiversity posters</h4><p>Our bright posters highlight Cape Town’s unique vegetation and animal kingdom.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Biodiversity_poster-CT_Unique_Biodiv_VEGETATION_2011-02.pdf" target="_blank">Download Biodiversity Vegetation Poster</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Biodiversity_poster-CT_Unique_Biodiv_SPECIES_2011-02.pdf" target="_blank">Download Biodiversity Species Poster</a></p><h4>Cape Town Energy2040 brochure</h4><p>Our Energy2040 brochure covers a range of measures we are taking over the next five years to achieve the goal of a low carbon, resilient and resource-efficiency city.<br><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Cape_Town_Energy2040_brochure_2015-11.pdf" target="_blank">View the Energy2040 brochure</a>.</p><h4>Endangered Western Leopard Toad</h4><p>This useful pamphlet provides advice on how you can play a part in saving this endangered toad species that lives and breeds in the low-lying regions of Cape Town.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Western_Leopard_Toad_leaflet_2015-02.pdf" target="_blank">Download Western Leopard Toad Pamphlet</a></p><h4>Nelson Mandela lesson plans</h4><p>We are creating a ‘Nelson Mandela in Cape Town’ legacy exhibition at the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-signature-venues/cape-town-city-hall">Cape Town City Hall</a>, which is due to open to the public in 2021. The exhibition will cover the life of Mandela and his close affinity with Cape Town. This will include the time he spent with other struggle veterans on Robben Island, his release on 11 February 1990, and the historic speech he delivered from the balcony of City Hall. </p><p> To complement the exhibition, we have developed a supportive education programme for primary and secondary school learners who visit the exhibition. A total of eight lesson plans have been produced, which are aligned to the Life Skills and Social Science (History) learning areas of the national curriculum.</p><p><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade_R_to%202_MandelaandNationalSymbols.pdf" target="_blank">Grades R - 2: Nelson Mandela and Some National Symbols</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%203_PeopleandPlaces.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 3: People and Places</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%204_LearningfromLeaders.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 4: Learning from Leaders</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%205_HeritageTrailthroughthe%20Provinces.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 5: A heritage Trail Through the Provinces</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%206_DemocracyandCitizenship.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 6: Democracy and Citizenship</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%209_MemoryasResistance.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 9: Memory as Resistance</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade_11_LearningMorefromLeaders.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 11: Learning More From Leaders</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_NM_lesson_plan_Grade%2012_CivilResistanceinSouthAfrica.pdf" target="_blank">Grade 12: Civil Resistance In South Africa, 1970s to 1980s </a></p><h4>Smart Eating Toolkit</h4><p> Our Smart Eating Toolkit aims to raise awareness about the link between food and climate change, as well as encourage both educators and learners to make smart choices about how they eat.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Smart%20Eating_2_Learners_Booklet_2010-06.pdf" target="_blank">Download Smart Eating Learners Booklet</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Smart%20Eating_1_Educators_Guide_2010-06.pdf" target="_blank">Download Smart Eating Educator’s Guide</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Smart%20Eating_3_%20Audit_Sheet_2010-06.pdf" target="_blank">Download Smart Eating Food and Climate Change Audit sheet</a></p><h4>Smart Cooking and Home Safety Guide</h4><p>Find out more about smart eating, how food production impacts on the environment, clean energy, and alternative cooking methods. This booklet also includes a handy Home Safety Guide and a quiz so you can find out how safe your home is.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Smart_Cooking_and_Home_Safety_Guide%20.pdf" target="_blank">Download Smart Cooking and Home Safety Guide</a></p><h4>Smart Living Sustainability Quiz</h4><p>How large is the ‘footprint’ you leave on this earth? Calculate your footprint rating using the easy quiz in our Smart Living Handbook.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Smart_Living_Handbook.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Smart Living Handbook</a></p><h4>Spekboom Information Booklets</h4><p>This booklet provides useful information about the Spekboom plant - an attractive, evergreen succulent shrub (or small tree)which grows naturally in very dry areas, and helps to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Spekboom_Information_Booklets.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Spekboom Information Booklet (For Adults) </a> <br> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Spekboom_Information_Booklets_Kids_version.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Spekboom Information Booklet (For Kids)</a></p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Featured heritage resources</h2><p>Browse some of our popular heritage education resources below.</p><h4> Enviroworks: Special Edition Heritage Newsletter</h4><p>Our special edition of Enviroworks explores Cape Town’s rich heritage as well as identifying threats to our heritage.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Enviroworks_Jul11.pdf" target="_blank">Download Enviroworks: Special Edition Heritage Newsletter</a> </p><h4>Heritage Advice Guideline Series</h4><p>We are creating a Heritage Advice Guideline Series to help you understand heritage resources management processes, including: the protection and management mechanisms for heritage resources; and the processes for making heritage-related development applications.</p><p>Download <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Heritage_Resource_Management_Brochure.pdf" target="_blank">Heritage Advice Guideline Series: Booklet 01</a></p><h4>Heritage pamphlets</h4><p>Our heritage pamphlets are an excellent source of heritage information for Cape Town.</p><p> HAP 1 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP01_HeritageResources.pdf" target="_blank">Heritage Resources</a><br> HAP 2 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP02_HeritageAreas.pdf" target="_blank">Heritage Areas</a><br> HAP 3 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP03_CulturalLandscapes+Vegetation.pdf" target="_blank">Cultural Landscapes and Historic Vegetation</a><br> HAP 4 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP04_DesignInHeritageContext.pdf" target="_blank">Design Guidelines in a Heritage Context</a><br>HAP 5 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP05_BoundaryEnclosures.pdf" target="_blank">Boundary Enclosures in Heritage Areas and to Historic Buildings</a><br>HAP 6 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP06_Garages+Carports.pdf" target="_blank">Garages & Carports in Heritage Areas and for Historic Buildings</a><br>HAP 7 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP07_Roofscapes.pdf" target="_blank">Roofscapes in Heritage Areas and of Historic Buildings</a><br>HAP 8 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP08_Security.pdf" target="_blank">Security in Heritage Areas and for Historic Buildings</a><br>HAP 9 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP09_LangaHeritage_PART1.pdf" target="_blank">Langa Heritage and Sites - PART 1 </a><br> HAP 9 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP09_LangaHeritage_PART2.pdf" target="_blank">Langa Heritage and Sites - PART 2 </a><br> HAP 10 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP10_Company%27s_Garden_Self-guided_Walk.pdf" target="_blank">Company's Garden Self-guided Walk </a><br> HAP 11 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP11_Alt+AdditionsGuidelines.pdf" target="_blank">Alterations and Additions in Historic Residential Areas </a><br> HAP 12 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP12_StJamesKalkBay.pdf" target="_blank">Guidelines for Work in St. James and Kalk Bay Heritage Area </a><br> HAP 13 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP13_BoKaap.pdf" target="_blank">Guidelines for Work in Bo-Kaap Heritage Areas </a><br> HAP 14 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP14_DRAFTCliftonBakovenGlenBeachBungalows.pdf" target="_blank">Guidelines for Work in Bungalows Heritage Areas </a><br> HAP 15 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP15_MamreMissionVillage.pdf" target="_blank">Guidelines for Work in Mamre Heritage Area </a> (Also see website: <a href="https://mamrerevitalization.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">Mamre Revitalisation Project<i class="icon link-external"></i></a>)<br> HAP 16 <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/HAP16_PhilippiHeritage.pdf" target="_blank">Philippi Heritage Information Brochure</a><br>HAP 17 ​<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/Slave%20Heritage%20Walks%20complete%20pamphlet%2017%20HAP%20readable.pdf" target="_blank">Slave Heritage Walks​</a></p><h4> Heritage display maps</h4><p>We have two maps which show all our heritage displays around the central city.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Maps%20and%20statistics/CCT_map_of_heritage_interpretation_displays_Green_Point_2016-08-05.pdf" target="_blank">Green Point Heritage Display Map</a><br><a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Graphics%20and%20educational%20material/CCT_map_of_heritage_interpretation_displays_CT_CBD_2016-08-05.pdf" target="_blank">Cape Town CBD Heritage Display Map</a> </p><h4> Stories of the South Peninsula</h4><p>Our publication features historical research, stories and heritage tourism opportunities in the South Peninsula. This resource is available for download as a full document (below) or as individual chapters which can be found in our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Document-centre">document centre</a>.</p><p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/City%20research%20reports%20and%20review/Stories_of_the_South_Peninsula_full_doc_2014-06.pdf" target="_blank">Stories of the South Peninsula</a></p>GP0|#d148a149-cedc-49ef-a37d-11cff5f452c2;L0|#0d148a149-cedc-49ef-a37d-11cff5f452c2|Environment and heritage education resources;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#169dfa6f-98bf-42b2-96f1-9f95a4216dae;GPP|#dd38e0c6-c712-4d31-b2ed-7b1dc6de22fe;GPP|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;GP0|#22affaf7-897d-4aa8-be81-2eada620548c;L0|#022affaf7-897d-4aa8-be81-2eada620548c|Environment and heritage education resources;GPP|#14ec83c7-3480-4a41-b2d6-9498da368c85;GPP|#9aca6ddb-bf5e-4ab8-86cd-ad4d94dce949;GPP|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;GP0|#4dccbd6b-9097-4dc9-b813-fa1aeb2b3466;L0|#04dccbd6b-9097-4dc9-b813-fa1aeb2b3466|Environment and heritage education resources;GPP|#ed1681b3-c566-4765-a7b3-a678771879a7;GPP|#b9e08874-3450-4f3c-b041-b7a353a68bd2;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Our educational resources related to the environment are available to read, download or print.0

 

 

Biodiversity Communication Education and Public Awareness Evaluation Design Toolkit Appendix 3: Environmental Education Guidelines233316GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2012-04-30T22:00:00Z
Enviroworks, Volume 1/11: Special Edition Heritage Newsletter2840555GP0|#34ecdb16-f049-4824-b16b-a48c5a88c37b;L0|#034ecdb16-f049-4824-b16b-a48c5a88c37b|Newsletter;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2011-05-31T22:00:00Z
Evaluating Environmental Education and Training Projects, Programmes, and Resources Guideline2871071GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2004-01-08T22:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 12 - Civil Resistance In South Africa, 1970s to 1980s2216382GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 11 - Learning More From Leaders763497GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 3 - People and Places1667713GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 4 - Learning from Leaders2087800GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 5 - A heritage Trail Through the Provinces3607093GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-06T22:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 6 - Democracy and Citizenship1963803GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade 9 - Memory as Resistance:1609055GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Nelson Mandela Lesson Plan: Grade R to 2 - Nelson Mandela and Some National Symbols3122683GP0|#8d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e;L0|#08d3391ea-cabc-4cb5-9b5f-0db2a5ad535e|Activity sheet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-12-07T10:00:00Z
Smart Living Handbook 20208865911GP0|#dcc8214b-489e-4c99-a7e9-6bc8bda6e154;L0|#0dcc8214b-489e-4c99-a7e9-6bc8bda6e154|Handbook;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-29T22:00:00Z
Spekboom Information Booklet278614GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-06-01T10:00:00Z
Spekboom Information Booklet (For Kids)1019014GP0|#5702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a;L0|#05702b03d-251a-4a3f-8243-b5b3f7bb764a|Booklet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-05-31T22:00:00Z
Western Leopard Toad Pamphlet1249462GP0|#367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033;L0|#0367c7831-4239-4ad6-824a-c4325897c033|Pamphlet;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#5340fe0b-73a7-472c-bef7-04e450fb5c4f;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2015-01-31T22:00:00Z

 

 

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