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How does Roots & Shoots work?

Set in an alternate reality where Dr Jane Goodall is “Chief Agent J”, head of a secret organisation, Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible provides sets of activities for teachers to use both in and out of the classroom.

Each activity set is themed around a particular mission. Missions are introduced via the Mission Briefing Comic, in which Chief Agent J receives a distress call from a future world. In order to find out what the problem is, Chief Agent J despatches one of the time travelling Chrono-Bots (serial numbers R00T5 and 5H00T5) to find a potential future world where a major disaster has occurred. By taking action today you and your pupils can help prevent this disaster occurring! The accompanying Activities provide all sorts of ways that you can do this, ready for you to use.

Check out the Iceworld Activity set to download a printable mission briefing comic and see the accompanying activities.

As well as providing the activities, the website also presents you with a place for you to write up what you’ve been doing, sharing your good work with other schools in the UK and the Roots & Shoots international family. Feel free to write up anything that you have been doing that is beneficial to the Environment, Animals or People, not just things based on our activity sheets. All written up projects will be considered for a Roots & Shoots award that could see you and your pupils meeting Dr Jane Goodall. Check out the Mission Updates section of the website to see what other schools have been up to.

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How is Roots & Shoots funded?

Roots & Shoots is a charitable organisation that is funded through donations. You can help to support the work of Roots & Shoots in the UK by making a donation, no matter how small. The easiest way to donate to the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots programme UK online is by using Virgin Money Giving. This can be a one off donation for any amount you want (every pound helps!) or if you prefer you can set up a regular, monthly donation.

Roots & Shoots UK is also supported by Love Nature, a nature documentary channel that connects people with the most engaging, informative and stunning wildlife films available. Love Nature, with Roots & Shoots, are running a wildlife documentary competition with the results unveiled at the annual Roots & Shoots UK Awards.

Click on the banner below to make your donation. This will take you through to the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots donation page.

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