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These resources were produced for the Global Learning Programme (GLP), England, to assist teachers with lesson planning for World Oceans Day.

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This comprehensive set of resources from Practical Action encourage pupils aged between 8 and 14 to develop new solutions to the global problems caused by plastic waste.

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WaterAid has a range of free, online teaching materials for primary and secondary schools, all about global water and sanitation issues. Cross-curricular themes explore global issues around access to clean, safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

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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.

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Finn the Fortunate Tiger book cover

Finn the Fortunate Tiger Shark and his fantastic friends is a funny children’s picture book aimed at 3-6 year olds about ocean plastics and is published by Be The Change Books.

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  • Book (£6.00)
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This unit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14) provides a series of lessons, activities and associated materials focusing on natural resources.

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Purchasing Power Activity Kit

This Think Global activity kit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) helps teachers and learners to explore the concept of a supply chain and the impacts of each stage; analyse the people and resources behind a product; and investigate how the decisions consumers make affect the way companies behave.

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This website for upper primary and lower secondary aged children introduces several environmental themes in simple language. The topics covered include climate change, pollution and protecting the planet. The website also includes interactive quizzes

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Social and Solidarity Economy

This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2016-2017 Global Wallplanner. It uses 24 colourful, real-life photos to explore the ‘Social and Solidarity Economy’ – a movement that seeks to alleviate poverty through community empowerment, mutual benefit and economic growth.

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This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities

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  • Teacher's Pack (£29.95)
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These Learning About… resources from HEC Global Learning are a series of leaflets providing background information for teachers on every day topics in the classroom such as Food, Water and Energy to support their knowledge in these areas. In addition to providing background information, each leaflet includes a rationale for teaching the topic from a […]

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This free website supports teachers in developing and embedding global learning through the KS3 Art & Design curriculum (ages 11-14). It has a large number of downloadable PDFs, PowerPoints, worksheets, schemes of learning and reflection tools.

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Global Express is a teaching resource from Oxfam Intermón (Spain) which explores different global themes. This particular issue explores how the global food system works, and how we can change our consumption habits.

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Teaching pack in German around the theme of food and nutrition (title translates as ‘Think globally, eat differently’). Website includes details of pack and useful links on the theme.

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Make The Link is an online resource developed by the Centre for Science Education of Sheffield Hallam University and Practical Action. It aims to help the next generation make the link between science and global poverty reduction.

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This book, published by New Internationalist, features over 50 thematic world maps which graphically analyse every key indicator and vital statistic of modern life, from wealth and power, war and peace through to rights, health and the environment.

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Project Earth Rock is described as “a Key Stage 2 multi-media scheme of work for sustainability”. Its authors have developed 12 clever songs and funny animations (many of them using children’s artwork) to help explore environmental issues.

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  • Teacher's Pack (£250)
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Concept cartoons

A series of five Concept Cartoons produced by Millgate House Education in partnership with Practical Action.
They help pupils explore environmental issues that affect the lives of people around the world, including those living in developing countries.

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Recycle or reuse

Students compare extraction of aluminium from bauxite rock with recycling aluminium cans and investigate the efficacy of recycling. They discover how plastics and aluminium are reused and recycled in Nepal and may continue to produce some products of their own.

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This is a practical book for teachers working at Key Stage 2/3 (Second and Third Levels in Scotland). It sets out the need for and the nature of a more sustainable future and the ways in which this can be both explored and realised in schools.

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