Materials 4 A Sustainable Future

This multimedia website explores the world of advanced materials. It aims to engage with secondary students (ages 14 to 17) and help them understand more about advanced materials and their importance for shaping a sustainable future

Positive Development Stories

This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2015-2016 Global Wallplanner. It uses photos to explore ‘positive stories of development’, inspired by the 12 global themes of the European Year for Development 2015.

Energy and the Global Goals

Energy and the global goals

These two short activities from Practical Action develop pupils’ understanding of why energy is essential if we are to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals as they are also called.

Make The Link

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.

The Greening of Energy

Although renewable energies are seen as “clean and green”, their development can often be cause for conflict. Some forms of renewable energy are also limited by weather and climate. With this DVD students can examine the pros and cons

The State of the World Atlas

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.

Project Earth Rock

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.

Global Energy Security

What makes some countries more energy secure than others and what are the strategies that can be pursued to improve security? With case studies from the EU, Iceland, China, India, Canada and the US, this DVD provides a wealth of contrasting examples