Water and the Oceans

Water and the Oceans

This new Activity Kit explores Water and the Oceans. With the BBC’s Blue Planet raising awareness of the amount of plastic in our oceans and its damaging effects, this activity kit explores threats to the planet’s oceans and sustainability.

Fleeing violence in Myanmar

Refugees arrive by boat at Shah Porir Dwip Island in Bangladesh. Credit: British Red Cross

The British Red Cross have produced 2 teaching activities, for ages 11-19 which provides learners with the opportunity to reflect on the crisis by considering some of the individuals involved and thinking about what people really need in a situation like this.

Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya crisis resources

Oxfam’s resources include practical activities to explore the crisis, films, and a slideshow with pictures from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, enabling pupils to learn more about the needs of people in a refugee camp.

West India Regiment

West India Regiment

The British Library’s West India Regiment project explores how people of African descent served in the wider British army in the 18th & 19th centuries. This pack provides a range of activities to support teachers in using materials from the West India Regiment project website with students of History at KS3 (age 11-14).

Supermarket waste and plastic

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This new Activity Kit from Think Global explores the topical concept of waste, both food and plastics. Investigate with your students the reasons why so much food is wasted and evaluate possible ways of reducing waste.

Oxfam at 75

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This resource offers learners a chance to look back through the archives of Oxfam’s work celebrating their 75th anniversary and consider how to end poverty.

Consumer Choice

New edition of the Back-to-School kit provides you with background information and practical exercises for making your students more aware of their consumer choices.

Passchendaele

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Modern Foreign Languages education pack published to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele which took place between July and November 1917 in Belgium.