Ditch the Dirt is an exciting new STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.
These teaching activities from the Climate Coalition suggest creative ways for primary children to ‘show the love’ for things they care deeply about, that are being affected by climate change.
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.
This resource introduces students to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and encourages students to reflect on various challenges facing their communities and the world, and think from the perspective of others.
This resource, aimed at 9-11 year olds, encourages students to reflect on various challenges facing their communities and the world, and think from the perspective of others. It introduces them to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the part everyone has to play in achieving these.
This resource was created by and for teachers to support work on some key issues: food and hunger, poverty and wealth, and sustainable development. They offer ‘lenses’ through which to view these issues and ideas for constructive action on the local and global stage.
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.
This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It provides scientific background information and learning activities on the issues surrounding food security, and the impact of a growing global population on food production.
This STEM project from Practical Action provides a real-life context for upper primary pupils to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cook stoves.
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.