This set of resources for 9-13 year olds from Oxfam will help teachers energise computing lessons by getting pupils to delve into data from across the world.
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.
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.
This is a set of resources from Practical Action which presents a global design challenge for students aged 11-14 years.
This photo-teaching resource accompanies Think Global’s 2016-2017 Global Wallplanner. It uses 24 colourful, real-life photos to explore the ‘Social and Solidarity Economy’ – a movement that seeks to alleviate poverty through community empowerment, mutual benefit and economic growth.
Technology Justice is the global right to access sustainable technologies. Should everyone be able to have technologies that enable them to live a decent life? Is it important that these technologies don’t harm others, now or in the future?
This challenge from Practical Action is suitable for a Design & Technology or STEM project. It supports pupils aged 9-11 years to design, make and evaluate a water harvesting system for a school garden.
A STEM and enterprise challenge from Practical Action for pupils aged 7-14 years, challenging them to develop solutions to the problems caused by plastic waste globally. The challenge offers a wealth of practical science investigations, including making bio-plastic and ideas for designing and making quality products that reuse plastics.
Make The Link is an online resource developed by the Centre for Science Education of Sheffield Hallam University and Practical Action. It aims to help the next generation make the link between science and global poverty reduction.
Background information and teaching ideas.