Dust Bowl Project: People People were affected in the 1930’s by the effects of giant Dust Bowls in much the same way as they are today in Kent, the only difference being the way in which the use of technology may help. The agents looked at how people adapted then and now with specific interest […]
Dust Bowl Project: Animal Factors Carrying on from our investigations into how Dust Bowl conditions bring detrimental change to affected environments, the agents spent time looking at the consequences of such a change to Kent’s interdependent ecosystem. Our aim was to demonstrate that the first signs of change to an environment can easily go unnoticed […]
Dust Bowl Project: Environmental Factors Agents learnt how and why the American Dust Bowls emerged and then looked at the effects on the people involved. Kent’s environmental change 80 yrs later was due to many of the same factors and the agents studied how scientists, farmers and environmentalists tackled the problem then and now. They […]
One of the things which is slightly odd about our group is that all but one or two of the agents and adult helpers are on special diets, and it can certainly make for an interesting time when we all meet! We want to encourage people not to see our needs as difficult or troublesome […]
I can’t begin to write this posting without first offering a huge Thank-You to everyone at Roots & Shoots for our Gold Award. It helps that we are family based and that the agents who are able bodied do not appear to perceive other agents’ difficulties as a barrier to certain experiences. I think one […]
As I start to write this I can’t help but be reminded of the high hopes we had but a matter of weeks ago regarding our intended Ice Age Project, and how much closer we all now feel to those who have struggled to survive in such inhospitable conditions be they Human, Plant or Animal. […]
My fellow agents are a small but resourceful group of disabled and able-bodied students who have a curtailed access to mainstream schooling as a result of numerous health related issues. However, just because we don’t always fit the expected mould, it does not mean that we are any less responsible than the next agent, for […]
Home Facilitator – Highlands & Islands in Ardersier, Inverness joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Home Facilitator – Highlands & Islands is on a map and read about their local environment here.