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.

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: How can we keep the lights on?

This resource has been developed by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society. It focuses on the topic of renewable energy and has a range of activity ideas to help students age 7 to 14 discuss and explore the subject in more depth.

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.

Design for a better world

Design for a better world

This is a set of resources from Practical Action which presents a global design challenge for students aged 11-14 years.

Earth Entrepreneurs

Earth Entrepreneurs

Primary teacher Stella Astill explains how her class have been exploring global and ‘eco’ issues, and have raised funds for good causes.

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).

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.