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Patience Agbabi: Time travelling word-play

Language: English
Genre: Adventure, Environment, Language, Science Fiction
Age group: 9-11, 12-14
Audience: Children
Topics: Environment

Leap into the world of Patience Agbabi's time-travel adventure stories, The Infinite and The Time Thief. In this event, Patience discusses the climate change themes that inspired The Infinite, world-building in science-fiction, and her love of wordplay.

If you only do one thing...

We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could complete with your class before or after watching the event.

Climate saving gadgets (TCH 2-07a, TCH 2-09a)

Think about the environmental problems you are aware of – for example littering, single use plastic, transport or food production. Can you design a gadget that would solve or reduce the impact of one of these issues? Be creative and imagine what Elle and Big Ben might use in 2048.

For more learning activities on climate justice, see our resource on climate change and colonialism below.