Patrick’s Virtual Visit: Fairtrade tea

Fairtrade_Patrick's virtual visit

This short film features Patrick answering questions about tea farming in Kenya and Fairtrade in a Q&A format. There are also supporting documents and activities.

Food Preparation and Nutrition – GCSE

Practical Action Food Preparation and Nutrition resource

This new set of resources from Practical Action supports teachers to deliver the new Food Choices, Provenance, Security and Sustainability units within the new Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE courses.

Teff: The next superfood?

Ethiopian Teff grain @ Sarah Tz Flickr

This resource from the Royal Geographical Society explores the impact of our reliance on grains, the growth of ‘superfoods’ and studies the role of the grain teff in Ethiopian farming. 

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

Ethical and Sustainable Consumption

This free teaching resource for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14) accompanies Think Global’s 2017-18 Global Wallplanner. It uses some of the wallplanner photos of seasonal fruit and vegetables to explore the theme of Ethical and Sustainable Consumption.

Go Bananas

Go Bananas

This free, downloadable photo-pack aims to help learners aged 7-11 make links between the local and global by exploring where the bananas we eat in the UK come from.

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.

Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests Sustainable Management - Cover image

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.

Roving Reporters

Roving Reporters

This Geography lesson plan from the Eden Project invites Key Stage 3 students (ages 11 to 14) to understand the links they have with the natural world, and to present their work creatively using video.