The Anthropocene: Introduction to the Anthropocene



60 minutes

Lesson Objective

  • To consider what is meant by The Anthropocene Epoch.

Lesson Outcomes

  1. Define The Anthropocene.
  2. Create associations and geographical connections with The Anthropocene.

The Lesson


  1. Starter: What is an Epoch?
  2. Task 1: What is the Anthropocene?
  3. Introduction to The Anthropocene | Watch Movie Trailer
  4. Review: 10 words to summarise the Anthropocene.

GlobalGeek Resources

External Resources

The Anthropocene Film Trailer