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.
Through an interactive starter activity pupils discover how energy access via the National Grid differs between their own country and Kenya. They look at renewable energy solutions and in the main activity have the opportunity to design and build their own wind turbine.
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.
Encourage your pupils to learn about and take action on climate change issues through putting global warming problems into real-life contexts. This project encourages youth activitism, providing opportunities for pupils to share their thoughts on climate change, and write personal messages to their MP on the subject. The introductory presentation is a useful teaching tool to kick off the project, but also works as an interesting assembly resource in its own right.
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.