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    Wind Farm Debate ​ Age: Years 3 & 4 Duration: 120 minutes Subject: English ​ Theme: Energy Download resources Develop your pupils’ understanding of renewable energy, whilst improving their debating skills at the same time, with this fantastic set of resources about wind farm development! Children can take on stakeholder roles and work cooperatively to research the pros and cons of installing wind turbines, before participating in a mock planning debate on the subject. An ‘official’ letter introducing the project, character role cards, teachers’ factual notes, and lesson plans have all been created to help you and your pupils on your way. This activity would be perfect as a follow up from Sustainable Shaun’s Energy Crisis computer lesson, or as a standalone lesson incorporating a range of cross-curricular learning objectives. ​ ​

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    Sustainable Shaun: Energy Crisis! ​ Age: Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Duration: 30 minutes Subject: Cross Curricular ​ Theme: Energy Play now! Download resources Use our Sustainable Shaun game (specifically Energy Crisis!) as inspiration for a starter activity with your class; exploring how cities can use renewable energy to provide the electricity needs of the population. In the game, it's the final episode of the pigeons' favourite TV show and the city doesn't have enough power to meet demand. Children will work through the mission on this free online game to build their own wind turbines from junk. They will also need to take into account that some residents may not like wind turbines, introducing the idea of the Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) phenomenon. This mission is a fantastic way to introduce our Wind Farm Debate lesson as well as an opportunity to look at how students can build their own wind turbines and assess the efficiency in their designs.

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    Wind Farm Debate ​ Age: Years 3 & 4 Duration: 120 minutes Subject: English ​ Theme: Energy Download resources Develop your pupils’ understanding of renewable energy, whilst improving their debating skills at the same time, with this fantastic set of resources about wind farm development! Children can take on stakeholder roles and work cooperatively to research the pros and cons of installing wind turbines, before participating in a mock planning debate on the subject. An ‘official’ letter introducing the project, character role cards, teachers’ factual notes, and lesson plans have all been created to help you and your pupils on your way. This activity would be perfect as a follow up from Sustainable Shaun’s Energy Crisis computer lesson, or as a standalone lesson incorporating a range of cross-curricular learning objectives. ​ ​

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    Wind Farm Debate ​ Age: Years 3 & 4 Duration: 120 minutes Subject: English ​ Theme: Energy Download resources Develop your pupils’ understanding of renewable energy, whilst improving their debating skills at the same time, with this fantastic set of resources about wind farm development! Children can take on stakeholder roles and work cooperatively to research the pros and cons of installing wind turbines, before participating in a mock planning debate on the subject. An ‘official’ letter introducing the project, character role cards, teachers’ factual notes, and lesson plans have all been created to help you and your pupils on your way. This activity would be perfect as a follow up from Sustainable Shaun’s Energy Crisis computer lesson, or as a standalone lesson incorporating a range of cross-curricular learning objectives. ​ ​

  • Education | Sustainable Learning

    Welcome to Sustainable Learning English resources Maths resources Science resources Geography & History resources D & T resources PSHE resources Outdoor Learning resources Eco Schools resources Through the provision of our curriculum-linked teaching resources, we aim to make it easier for educators to discuss topics around sustainability and inspire the younger generation to be changemakers. A National Schools Programme for 7 to 11 year olds. Explore our free resource. Award-winning education consultants. Explore our past and present projects. Aardman fans, we've got you covered! Why not play our award-winning online game, Sustainable Shaun, and challenge your sustainable city building skills, followed by implementing our class missions which are linked to the Key Stage 2 curriculum. ​ Play now! Go to missions “Sustainable Learning are amazing! They have been instrumental in our success at embedding sustainability across the school. Their website is fantastic and we have used the brilliant FREE resources for whole school campaigns, teaching ideas and for our Green Team meetings." ​ El Walker, Victoria Park Primary School

  • Free Teaching Resources | Sustainable Learning

    Teaching Resources Having been educators ourselves, we understand that time is precious. All of our teaching resources are free and easy to download, with no catch! They have all been made for teachers, by teachers, and are ready to use with full lesson plans available. ​ To explore our resources, simply click on one of our eight subject icons above or use the search bar if you have a particular resource, subject or theme in mind. Happy sustainable learning! English resources Maths resources Science resources Geography & History resources D & T resources PSHE resources Outdoor Learning resources Eco Schools resources Our resources link to many of the themes presented in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We are working particularly hard to advocate for the importance of Goal 4 Target 4.7 : 'By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles'

  • Sustainable Shaun | Sustainable Learning

    Sustainable Shaun We were challenged to design an online HTML game which would help children grasp the concept of sustainability with additional complementary challenges designed for use in lessons. This, in turn, would then encourage pupils to adapt their own behaviour. ​ In response, working with Aardman Animations Ltd, we created 'Sustainable Shaun' in which players have to help Shaun build a new eco-friendly place to live for the stray animals of the Big City, making sure to keep them all happy by building new creations. Buildings help to provide citizens with all that they need; recycling and reusing different resources, growing food, producing energy, providing transport and improving nature in a players very own sustainable city. ​ Sustainable Shaun has gone on to win a covetable TIGA award for 'Best Game with a Purpose' and has been translated into 23 European languages by the European Commission. Play with your class now! Want to add depth to your pupils' learning after they have played each of the Sustainable Shaun missions online? We have created a complementary lessons for each of the missions for you to use in your classroom. Each mission has a lesson plan and accompanying resources which are all ready-to-use and free to download below below. Download Download Download Download Download Why not also try... ECO-nomics is a fantastic young enterprise project exploring sustainable products. Suitable for Year 5 and 6, the project spans across 7 lessons which link to PSHE, D & T, Mathematics and English. In this Scratch computing lesson, guide Shaun the Sheep around a virtual world using programming instructions, exploring energy hungry appliances, and investigating how to live in a more sustainable way. Perfect for a Key Stage 2 computing lesson. Download Download

  • Design & Technology | Sustainable Learning

    Design & Technology Resources Lower KS2 Upper KS2 Pick your Key Stage: or browse all of our Design & Technology resources below: Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: Growing Your Own ​ Calling all green-fingered growers out there! Come with us on this virtual fieldtrip, and inspire your pupils to investigate local and seasonal produce... Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Food ​ Farmer Jack: Chapter 3 Continue learning as Farmer Jack explores food growing seasons. (Chapter 3 of 5) Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Food ​ My Green City: Lesson 1 Bring your Design and Technology lessons to life by challenging your class to plan their own sustainable city. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Sustainable Cities My Green City: Lesson 3 Bring your Design and Technology lessons to life by challenging your class to plan their own sustainable city. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Sustainable Cities Sustainable Shaun: En-tyre-ly barking! Challenge your class to design their own super sustainable transport with this D&T lesson. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Transport Best of Bristol Virtual Fieldtrip: Making Junk Fun Come with us on a virtual fieldtrip, exploring Bristol's very best examples of sustainability. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Waste ​ Shaun the Sheep's Coding Challenge In this Scratch computing lesson, guide Shaun the Sheep around a virtual world using programming instructions, exploring energy hungry appliances, and investigating how to live in a more sustainable way. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Computing Topic: Energy ECO-nomics 5: Production Using their designs from the previous lesson, pupils must work together in their teams to produce the items that they will be selling! Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Waste Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: Cool Cooking Come with us on a virtual fieldtrip, exploring Bristol's very best examples of sustainability. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Food ​ Farmer Jack: Chapter 5 Continue learning as Farmer Jack shows us how to make a super salad, with an interesting twist. (Chapter 5 of 5) Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Food My Green City: Lesson 2 Bring your Design and Technology lessons to life by challenging your class to plan their own sustainable city. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Sustainable Cities Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: On Your Bike Come with us on a virtual fieldtrip, exploring Bristol's very best examples of sustainability. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Transport ​ Best of Bristol Virtual Fieldtrip: Recycling Revelations Come with us on a virtual fieldtrip, exploring Bristol's very best examples of sustainability. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Waste ​ Upcycling for Nature Find out how your class can turn rubbish into homes for nature. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: D& T Topic: Waste ECO-nomics 4: Product Design ​ Using their market research data, and working to a design brief, each team will work collaboratively to design their product in this lesson Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: D & T Topic: Waste

  • Science | Sustainable Learning

    Science Resources Pick your Key Stage: Lower KS2 Upper KS2 or browse all of our Science resources below: Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: Solar Power Come with us on this virtual fieldtrip, and inspire your pupils to investigate solar energy! Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 30 mins Subject: Science Theme: Energy ​ Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: Urban Wildlife Come with us on this virtual fieldtrip, and inspire your pupils to investigate the wonderful wildlife to be found in our cities! Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 10 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature ​ Habitat Investigations (UKS2) Explore the wildlife in your school grounds. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature ​ Build your own Wind Turbine With this superb Science lesson, your class can investigate all about wind; what wind it is, where it comes from and how we can use it to help us in our everyday lives! Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 90 mins Subject: Science & D&T Theme: Energy ​ iNaturalist Explore how trees have adapted to live in challenging environments. Age: All year groups Duration: 90 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature Sustainable Shaun: Winter is Coming! Challenge your pupils with a scientific investigation exploring the best growing conditions for plants. Age: Year 3 & 4 Duration: 30 mins Subject: Science Topic: Food Best of Bristol Virtual Field Trip: Poo Power Come with us on this virtual fieldtrip, and inspire your pupils to investigate solar energy! Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 10 mins Subject: Science Theme: Transport ​ Habitat Investigations (LKS2) Explore the wildlife in your school grounds. Age: Year 3 & 4 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature ​ The Weather Survey Learn about wind energy and conduct your own science experiments. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 90 mins Subject: Science Theme: Energy ​ Tremendous Trees Explore how trees have adapted to live in challenging environments. Age: Year 6 Duration: 120 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature A Drop in my Drink The story of water on our planet as a lovely introduction into exploring the water cycle. Age: Year 4 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Science Theme: Nature Sustainable Shaun: Pesticide Panic! Introduce to your class how pesticides can change ecosystems and destroy habitats. Age: Year 3 & 4 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Science Topic: Nature

  • Geography & History | Sustainable Learning

    Geography & History Resources Lower KS2 Upper KS2 Pick your Key Stage: or browse all of our Humanities resources below: Best of Bristol Virtual Fieldtrip: Into the Woods Come with us on this virtual fieldtrip, and inspire your pupils to get outside and explore nature! Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 5 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Nature ​ Sustainable Shaun: Energy Crisis! A great way to learn about renewable energy and challenge different people's perceptions. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 30 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Energy It's Electrifying! History of energy homework This History-based homework project encourages children to investigate how power has changed over time, by interviewing an older friend or relative. Age: Year 5 & 6 Duration: 90 mins Subject: History Topic: Energy Amazing Anglo-Saxon Art Combine History with Art, with these fantastic outdoor activities! Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: History & Art Topic: Nature The Lost Words The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 60 mins Subject: Cross Curricular Theme: Nature ​ Sustainable Shaun: Clothes Drive! Pupils are encouraged to explore their product market and question potential future customers. Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 30 mins Subject: Geography Topic: Waste On the Move homework sheet ​ Encourage pupils to explore how transport has changed over time… Age: Year 3, 4, 5, 6 Duration: 20 mins Subject: History Topic: Transport