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Environment and Sustainability

This domain looks at China’s environmental issues, whilst also exploring the concept of sustainability. Students will develop an understanding of, and respond critically to, the key environmental issues arising from economic development in the specific context of China. These issues include pollution, resource utilisation and depletion and tensions between economic development and cultural preservation.

  • Visit local wet markets and discuss the idea of food miles
  • Visit local factories and explore global trade and environmental issues
  • Work on CNH’s sustainable garden, worm farm and bee hives
  • Conduct fieldwork experiments to suit the school curriculum
  • Study local agricultural methods
  • Learn traditional cultivation practices