This activity is suitable for all age groups from upper primary upwards, including adult groups. It enables students to investigate how much land and energy is used to make consumer goods by analysing all the stages in their production cycle.
A series of photocopiable resource books which aim to “improve awareness of today’s social issues”. Each one covers a variety of different opinions on the subject in question, drawing information from a wide range of sources.
This book looks behind some of the products we may take for granted, uncovering their impact on the workers involved in production and on the environment. It explores human rights, interdependence and sustainability in the context of world trade, and raises awareness of the complexities of fair trade.
This web-based resource for Scottish secondary schools encourages young people to investigate, communicate and act to tackle climate change. Sections cover: the reality of climate change; how far humans are responsible; what the current impacts are;
This resource provides teachers with hints and tips on approaches to teaching and learning about transatlantic slavery. Engaging with the history and legacies of the transatlantic slave trade may be more challenging than other subjects.
This website from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities, case studies and schemes of work. Suitable for KS3 to post-16.
This website from the Geographical Association links geographical themes such as regeneration, economic development and tourism with global sporting events.
TrueTube is a free online resource for schools providing a platform for debate on social, ethical and political issues. It is aimed at RE, PSHE and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4. Short video clips encourage young people to think, discuss and enga
The Recovered Histories website gives an insight into the history of enslavement and those who fought to maintain and abolish it. It makes accessible over 800 pamphlets relating to the Transatlantic Slave Trade, covering a century of campaigning in
This atlas examines the reasons behind climate change and its possible impacts on people, health, water resources, ecosystems, coastal cities and cultural treasures.