Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread

Stop the Spread is a STEM challenge from Practical Action suitable for 7-16 year old learners. Pupils research work being done to stop the spread of infectious diseases around the world (including the Global Goals) , then design, build and test a model of a hand washing device.

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.

Dollar Street

Dollar Street

This fantastic online photo-resource features photos from over 240 families living in 50 countries around the world. The site arranges them all on a street called Dollar Street, in order of their monthly income. Select from 100 topics to compare photos showing aspects of everyday life, often surprisingly similar for people on the same income level across cultures and continents.

CAFOD Factsheets

CAFOD Factsheets

The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has produced a set of useful factsheets on a range of development issues. These are great for research, homework or a brief overview of some major themes in global development.

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It is centred on how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and has lots of activity ideas to help students aged 7 to 14 investigate and explore the subject in more depth.

More or Less Equal?

These resources have been created for English, Geography and Maths teachers with input and support from the National Association for the Teaching of English, the Geographical Association and the Mathematical Association; they are also suitable for Social Studies in Scotland. They have been developed by Oxfam in partnership with Young Lives, an international research project […]

Science and Global Citizenship

This free short guide from Oxfam, produced in partnership with the Association for Science Education, explains the benefits of a global citizenship approach to science and has practical ideas for implementing it in topics such as water, energy and ecosystems.

One Planet City: what makes a brilliant city?

This resource helps schools benefit from lessons learned during one city’s journey towards sustainability. It brings to life the concept of ‘people living happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet’ through fun activities