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

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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.

Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

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Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.

Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

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In this DVD resource an indigenous environmental campaigner introduces us to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This resource considers the value of rainforests and the challenges facing them.

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

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This DVD resource uses drone footage to take you on a visual journey through the tropical rainforest ecosystem in Ecuador and discover the extraordinary biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest.

Global Goals

Practical action global goals

Practical Action has produced a range of different materials to support teachers in helping pupils understand the Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) and their targets; why they are important in reducing world poverty, and how pupils can take action themselves to help achieve them.