Discovering Galapagos

Galapagos is a group of volcanic islands 1,000km from the Ecuador coast. Its unique wildlife has inspired theories that have changed understanding about life on Earth. This website aims to engage students in the sustainable development of Galapagos

Our Forest Our Future

This website helps teachers and pupils to explore the interdependence of people and forests and the vital role forests play in sustaining our environment – in the past, the present and hopefully the future.

Sustainable Schools, Sustainable Futures

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.

Voices of Conservation

Encounter Edu has developed a range of online teaching resources to help teachers bring the issue of conservation into the classroom using the case study of the rhino in South Africa.

Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

This DVD presents a case study of a volcano in a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC). It provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat’s recent volcanic activity. It then assesses the social, economic and environmental impacts of the continuing eruptions.

Encounter Edu – Oceans

Encounter Edu has developed a range of online enquiry-based education programmes and lesson plans aiming to ‘bring the oceans to the classroom’. They incorporate scientists’ experiences and research gained during expeditions to the Arctic and the

Passeport pour la Francophonie

This online resource supports the teaching of French at primary school level. Aude from France, Assouan from Egypt, Nyanga from Gabon, Menabe from Madagascar and Takakoto from French Polynesia act as friendly guides to their home countries.

Rainforest Adaptations

Rainforest Adaptations

The Eden Project has created this 1.5-hour science lesson challenging secondary students (ages 11-16) to think more creatively about plants’ evolutionary adaptation.

Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans and the Bengal Tiger

Bangladesh’s Sundarban Mangroves make up one of the world’s most bio-diverse areas and are home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This interactive DVD resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans are so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, as a carbon bank and as protection against the impacts of tropical cyclones.