Global Food Security

Global Food Security

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.

Smoky Homes

Smoky Homes

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.

Tiki the Penguin

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

Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests Threats Challenges - Cover image

In this DVD resource an indigenous environmental campaigner introduces us to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This resource considers the value of rainforests and the challenges facing them.

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem - Cover image

This DVD resource uses drone footage to take you on a visual journey through the tropical rainforest ecosystem in Ecuador and discover the extraordinary biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest.

Amazon rainforest: complete teaching packages

Amazon rainforest package

These are complete Amazon rainforest packages from ActionAid for Key Stages 1 and 2. You’ll receive worksheets, activities, PowerPoints and rainforest pictures, as well as the chance to introduce your class to the people who live in the Amazon rainforest.

What’s eating you?

What's eating you?

This is a series of secondary lesson plans from the Eden Project that gets students exploring ecosystems and science communications. The content is all based around the species in Eden’s Rainforest Biome (but you don’t need to visit to do the lessons).