Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread is a STEM challenge from Practical Action suitable for 7-16 year old learners. Pupils research work being done to stop the spread of infectious diseases around the world (including the Global Goals) , then design, build and test a model of a hand washing device.

Arrivals: Making Sheffield Home

Arrivals: Making Sheffield Home

This teaching resource is based on a photo-exhibition documenting and celebrating the diversity of Sheffield’s population through portraits of 72 people who arrived in the city from another country between 1945 and 2016. It is made up of four lesson plans comprising PDFs and PowerPoints.

Crisis in Yemen

Crisis in Yemen

This resource supports learners aged 11-18 in thinking critically about the complex conflict in Yemen and its human impact. It also provides advice on ways to take action such as writing to their MP or organising a fundraising appeal.

Votes for Women: the first mass petition

Votes for Women

This online resource brings the women’s suffrage campaign to life for students aged 11-14. It explores the 1866 petition which called for women’s right to vote and was signed by women across the UK.

The State of the World’s Water

The State of the World's Water

This ‘atlas of water’ maps the competing claims on limited water supplies – made by farmers, industrialists and householders – and investigates the uses and abuses of the resource, as well as the vexed question of how it can be equitably managed.

Our Migration Story

Our Migration Story

This website presents the often untold stories of generations of migrants who shaped the British Isles. It draws on the words and research of over 60 historians based in universities and historical institutions.

Dollar Street

Dollar Street

This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.

Natural disasters: earthquakes

Natural Disasters: Earthquakes image

Developed by the British Red Cross with the support of the Geographical Association, this exciting teaching package features a range of activities designed to encourage young people to explore the impact earthquakes have on individuals and communities.

Fearless women, inspirational leaders

Fearless women, Inspirational leaders

Inspire your school with stories from four fearless women who became inspirational leaders. Use this KS3 and KS4 resource from ActionAid as an assembly or in a citizenship class as a discussion starter on the issue of women’s rights.