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2 1.Folder 2.New book 3.Work booklet 4.Homework booklet 5.Revision workbook 6.Revision guide 7.OLD books – take them home!

3 You must complete ALL of TASK ONE in the homework booklet – your teacher will give you a completion date. You will also be set regular EXAM PRACTICE tasks set from the revision workbook (every TWO WEEKS)

4 To use media clips, independence, mind mapping and group work to understand Christian teachings on the environment and STEWARDSHIP.

5 Grade C All will be able to list at least four reasons why people should care for the environment All will be able to define the Christian ideas of stewardship, responsibility and dominion in relation to the environment. Grade B Most will be able to explain some reasons why looking after the environment is so important to Christians. Most will be able to explain the meaning of biblical quotes in relation to Christian views on the environment Grade A/A* Some will be able to consider whether they agree with the Christian view on the environment in relation to humanity. Some will be able to recommend a more Christian/biblical friendly option for tackling environmental issues. Grade C All will be able to list at least four reasons why people should care for the environment All will be able to define the Christian ideas of stewardship, responsibility and dominion in relation to the environment. Grade B Most will be able to explain some reasons why looking after the environment is so important to Christians. Most will be able to explain the meaning of biblical quotes in relation to Christian views on the environment Grade A/A* Some will be able to consider whether they agree with the Christian view on the environment in relation to humanity. Some will be able to recommend a more Christian/biblical friendly option for tackling environmental issues.

6 Watch the following clip carefully... What is going on? How likely is it that this kind of environmental disaster could happen in the real world? 1 = impossible  10 = certain - select a number then explain your choice.

7 This film shows a world where people did not care for the environment. Make a list of reasons why people should care for the environment... (you should be able to get at least 4 ideas) Did you get any of the following... To preserve it for future generations Because it is beautiful So we don't run out of resources To combat global warming So the world doesn't end

8 Grade C All will be able to list at least four reasons why people should care for the environment Grade C All will be able to list at least four reasons why people should care for the environment

9 We have listed reasons as to why people should care for the environment – but what about Christians? Christians would agree with the reasons we have already listed but unlike non-religious people they believe there are further reasons to care for the environment and help with environmental issues. Some Christians may join organisations that work to help the environment. (SEE HOMEWORK TASK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION)

10 Draw the following table in the back of your books... Complete the table using the following pictures. BONUS question – what do they all have in common (I’m looking for a WORD ) Job title What is their responsibilities?

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15 What do all these jobs have in common? STEWARDS Christians believe that human beings are STEWARDS of the earth and this effects how they view and treat the environment.

16 There are 4 main concepts at the heart of Christian teachings on the environment.STEWARDSHIPRESPONSIBILITYAUTHORITY/DOMINIONCREATION Write down what you think each of these words mean. Now write what how each of these words LINK to Christian views on the ENVIRONMENT. Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation. Having a duty to do or be held accountable for something. The power or right of governing and controlling. The act of creating the universe.

17 STEWARDSHIP: Humans are looking after the earth for God – they are temporary keepers and so must ensure they return it in the condition God would want.STEWARDSHIP: AUTHORITY/DOMINION: Humans are in charge of the natural world. Some see this as meaning they can therefore do as they want with the world as it belongs to them.AUTHORITY/DOMINION: RESPONSIBILITY: God has given human beings the gift of the world and they have a duty to ensure it is passed on to future generations.RESPONSIBILITY: CREATION: God created the world and everything in it – humans must therefore show respect and protect God’s creation.CREATION:

18 Grade C All will be able to define the Christian ideas of stewardship, responsibility and dominion in relation to the environment. Grade C All will be able to define the Christian ideas of stewardship, responsibility and dominion in relation to the environment.

19 Select AT LEAST ONE category... STEWARDSHIP/RESPONSIBILITY/ DOMINION/CREATION for each quote and give a brief reason WHY. EXTENSION EXTENSION – Choose ANY TWO and explain their meaning. Look at the bible quotes you have been given...

20 Grade B Most will be able to explain the meaning of biblical quotes in relation to Christian views on the environment. Grade B Most will be able to explain the meaning of biblical quotes in relation to Christian views on the environment.

21 Why do Christians care for the environment? Use a full page in your book – set up a mind map like the one below... Get into groups of 3-4. Using the clues you are given, as a group, work out WHY looking after the environment is so important to Christians Add your ideas to YOUR OWN mind map. Get into groups of 3-4. Using the clues you are given, as a group, work out WHY looking after the environment is so important to Christians Add your ideas to YOUR OWN mind map. You have 3 minutes at each table then you will be asked to SWAP CARDS with another table.

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23 Why do Christians care for the environment? All Christian believe that when they die they will be judged by God for their actions – Christians believe this includes how they look after the earth.

24 I brought them into a fertile land to eat its fruit and its produce. They came and made my land unclean. They made my property disgusting. (Jeremiah 2:7 The Bible)

25 Why do Christians care for the environment? All Christian believe that when they die they will be judged by God for their actions – Christians believes this includes how they look after the earth. The Bible shows that people who pollute the earth make God angry. Pollution is a SIN as it goes against God!

26 Love and care for each other

27 Why do Christians care for the environment? All Christian believe that when they die they will be judged by God for their actions – Christians believes this includes how they look after the earth. The Bible shows that people who pollute the earth make God angry. Pollution is a SIN as it goes against God! Jesus teachings on loving and helping each other mean we should share the worlds resources and not harm the earth as it may cause harm to humans.

28 To: Human race From: God

29 Why do Christians care for the environment? All Christian believe that when they die they will be judged by God for their actions – Christians believes this includes how they look after the earth. The Bible shows that people who pollute the earth make God angry. Pollution is a SIN as it goes against God! Jesus teachings on loving and helping each other mean we should share the worlds resources and not harm the earth as it may cause harm to humans. Christians believe the world is a gift from God so they should respect and look after what they have been given.

30 ‘A good man leaves an inheritance for his children's children’ (Proverbs 13:22 The Bible)

31 Why do Christians care for the environment? All Christian believe that when they die they will be judged by God for their actions – Christians believes this includes how they look after the earth. The Bible shows that people who pollute the earth make God angry. Pollution is a SIN as it goes against God! Jesus teachings on loving and helping each other mean we should share the worlds resources and not harm the earth as it may cause harm to humans. Christians believe the world is a gift from God so they should respect and look after what they have been given. Christians believe that it is important to look after the earth and its resources for future generations.

32 Grade B Most will be able to explain some reasons why looking after the environment is so important to Christians. Grade B Most will be able to explain some reasons why looking after the environment is so important to Christians.

33 What does this all mean in practice? What can Christians do to help the environment? Think about Christian beliefs about the environment and write a list of what you think Christians should be doing to help the environment. What does this mean in practice? – what can Christians do to help the environment?

34 wb1QY&feature=relmfu GREENPEACE Many people have risked the lives fighting for causes such as GREENPEACE ! WRONG Christians believe this is WRONG. They believe that although the environment is important human beings are the most important part of God’s creation. Although conservation and protection of the environment is vital it should not come at the expense of people. Do you agree? Complete question 3 on p68 of your workbook.

35 Grade A/A* Some will be able to consider whether they agree with the Christian view on the environment in relation to humanity. Grade A/A* Some will be able to consider whether they agree with the Christian view on the environment in relation to humanity.

36 Watch the following clip carefully... Do you think the head of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and President Schwarzenegger’s strategy to deal with Springfield's environmental problems is a good one? Is the EPA and President's approach to the environment compatible with Christian ideas about the environment? How do you think a Christian would respond to the decision that is made and why?

37 Come up with an option 6 for President Schwarzenegger. This should be a plan for dealing with the Springfield environmental crisis in line with teachings from the bible. Make sure you explain WHY he should take your option and how this links to Christian/biblical teachings.

38 Grade A/A* Some will be able to recommend a more Christian/biblical friendly option for tackling environmental issues. Grade A/A* Some will be able to recommend a more Christian/biblical friendly option for tackling environmental issues.

39 Draw a pyramid in the back of your books and spit it into 3... What have you learnt today? What have you been reminded of today? Think of a question your would like answering.


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