Ways to get kids to care about the environment

Dr Tricia Seow uses everyday opportunities to familiarise her daughter Emma Goh with nature and to care about the environment.
Dr Tricia Seow uses everyday opportunities to familiarise her daughter Emma Goh with nature and to care about the environment.PHOTO: EUGENE GOH

SINGAPORE - Eight-year-old Emma Goh and her mum Tricia Seow often stop in their tracks to observe ants.

"We would talk about their complex social structure and how they are important to our environment," says Dr Seow, 48, a senior lecturer at the National Institute of Education's Humanities and Social Studies Education department.

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