It’s time to Ditch the Dirt

Practical Action 'Ditch the Dirt' resource

Bren Hellier, Education Officer at Practical Action, talks about their work in Turkana, Northern Kenya, and how it became the basis for their new Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) resource Ditch the Dirt.

Ditch the Dirt

Ditch the Dirt is an exciting new STEM challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years. It enables pupils to investigate ways of making dirty water cleaner through sieving and filtering and can also be used to explore ways of making water safe to drink.

Supermarket waste and plastic

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This new Activity Kit from Think Global explores the topical concept of waste, both food and plastics. Investigate with your students the reasons why so much food is wasted and evaluate possible ways of reducing waste.

Oxfam at 75

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This resource offers learners a chance to look back through the archives of Oxfam’s work celebrating their 75th anniversary and consider how to end poverty.

An Exploration of Children’s Rights

An exploration of children's rights

From UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools team, this is a pack of 10 secondary assembly presentations enabling teachers to explore children’s rights with young people aged 11 and upwards.

Who’s responsible for the Global Goals?

Practical Action Global Goals resource

A 30 minute activity from Practical Action designed to get pupils aged 10-18 discussing and debating who is responsible for ensuring the UN Global Goals (SDG’s) are achieved by 2030 .

Barefoot futures: taking action towards the SDGs

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This resource, aimed at 9-11 year olds, encourages students to reflect on various challenges facing their communities and the world, and think from the perspective of others. It introduces them to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the part everyone has to play in achieving these.

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.