Australia’s 2019/2020 fire season has seen abnormally high temperatures and vast wildfires affecting large areas of the country. These resources by the Royal Geographical Society provide the following: An overview What is wildfire? What are the causes? What has been the impact? What have been the responses? Lesson ideas for the classroom for Key Stage […]
Discover the rich breadth of ways in which learners can engage with the SDGs.
If you made a list of goals to make our world a better place, what would be on it? Ending poverty? Tackling climate change and environmental degradation? Achieving gender equality? What would be your priorities and why?
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of ambitious and urgent goals and targets aimed at changing our world for the better. Packed with practical advice, useful information, cross-curricular activity ideas and inspiring case studies; this guide aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of education about and for the SDGs.
Climate change isn’t a looming crisis – it’s a destructive force affecting millions of lives right now. And the people who have contributed the least to the climate emergency are suffering most. These real-life stories from Malawi and activity ideas support learners aged 9 to 14 to learn and think about the human impact of […]
The world is experiencing an enormous refugee crisis with 65 million people having been forced to flee their homes. Thousands of people have made terrifying journeys trying to find safety and claim asylum in another country.
Use this quiz to learn more about the current refugee crisis, and understand the difference between refugees and asylum seekers. Encourage empathy with refugees and explore the stories behind the headlines.
Teach your pupils all about Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Hurricanes and Floods with Twinkl’s fantastic array of Extreme Weather activities for KS2 Geography students. Learn how these unpredictable weather features occur with our informative PowerPoints, and test student knowledge with our focused quizzes and reading comprehension activities covering each example of extreme weather. Perfect for physical Geography lessons, these resources will help your KS2 classes comprehend natural weather examples and better understand the world around them, and our wide selection means there is sure to be something to fit every kind of lesson plan imaginable.
Test your learners’ climate consciousness. Climate change is the single greatest threat to the progress which has been made to end poverty. It will most profoundly affect the world’s poorest people who are less able to deal with shocks and have contributed least to the changing climate. This quiz can help your learners explore the […]
Cyclone Idai made landfall on the night of 14-15 March 2019 – this weather system caused extensive damage in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Strong winds, a storm surge, heavy rains and widespread flooding have had devastating impacts on the lives of millions of people. Use this short resource for 9-14 year olds to explore the […]
Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.
This detailed resource from the University of Manchester investigates the impact of climate change on urban areas, focusing on the real-life stories of families living in informal settlements in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka.
These short documentary films from the United Nations’ Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs present forgotten humanitarian crises. Examples include hard-hitting topics such as: problems with recent elections in Kenya, female