Water and the Oceans

Water and the Oceans

This new Activity Kit explores Water and the Oceans. With the BBC’s Blue Planet raising awareness of the amount of plastic in our oceans and its damaging effects, this activity kit explores threats to the planet’s oceans and sustainability.

Living in a World of Water

These resources from ActionAid help pupils at Key Stages 2 and 3 (ages 7 to 14) experience what it’s like living in a world of water through the eyes of four remarkable children in Bangladesh – one of the countries worst affected by climate change.

You are what you eat

This module has two aims: firstly to introduce younger students to the methodology of producing food, and secondly, to introduce students to some of the wide ranging topical issues related to food and food production.

Reframing Rio – School Resources

Reframing Rio looks at the promises made in the 1992 Earth Summit and at what has happened in the 20 years since then. By following the lives of 11 children in 10 different countries around the world, a series of short films provides an overview of

Follow the Things

Follow the Things

This website looks a bit like a shopping website, but all is not as it seems. If you click on the different ‘departments’ you will find lots of ‘products’. But clicking on these products will lead you to films, research and articles about where these products have come from, and whether the production has involved human rights abuses or exploitation or environmental damage.

Ask the Expert: Liam Carr (Overfishing)

An interview with an expert on overfishing in the Caribbean. The reefs surrounding this tourist hotspot have been declining for the last 30 years as a result of overfishing, a decline in sea urchins, an emergence of algae and eutrophication.

Paint a fish!

Paint a Fish logo

…and help refill our seas for future generations.

Digital Explorer – Sustainable Fisheries

These enquiry-based resources give pupils aged 8-16 an introduction to fish as a food source, the issue of overfishing and what changes need to be made to ensure sustainable fisheries for the future. The resources include booklets with lesson plans,

Eco-Fish

Eco-Fish is a fun game for students to play competitively and thereby learn about the global issues surrounding a natural resource. Students are divided into country teams. They ‘go fishing’ and quickly learn that they have to negotiate rules to ensure the fish stocks don’t run out.