An incredibly useful resource which allows your green team to calculate energy usage over a given time period and then relate it to lots of real life scenarios such as how many cups of tea or how many hours of TV would use the equivalent amount of energy. Excitingly, it also calculates what you could buy for the school if you were to save some of the energy consumed - what further motivation could your green team need to get energy saving?
In order to achieve any Eco-Schools award, it's vital to raise awareness in school and find ways of your green team engaging with every pupil in the school. These fun images are a great way to remind your class to turn off lights and computers, saving both energy and money in school.
This suite of lessons looks at the environmental threats to our planet & provides plenty of involving interactive tasks to help children understand how they can live more sustainable lives. The lesson plans are written to accompany a PowerPoint presentation, which is filled with brilliant visual resources to facilitate learning and inspire pupils' interest.
Cities shape our health and well being and people’s decision-making shapes cities. This lesson plan allows children to find their voice and develop their scientific, communication and decision-making skills in order to influence change.
The concept of local currencies is a tricky one and the potential benefits are hard to grasp; this lesson makes the learning visual and practical thereby tackling some of the more challenging content in Year 6 maths in a fun and engaging way.
In your very important position on the town planning board, it is your job to persuade the local community to use a local currency. The only problem is, they don't know a thing about it! Can you use your knowledge to convince them they would be making the right choice? Learn to shape persuasive language for maximum impact.
Designed to support children to debate the key aspects for and against a local currency this lesson also invites participants to hone their role play skills by assuming a character as well as giving them the opportunity to design a monetary note. Time to debate the real benefits of a local currency!