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.
Bring local history to life by creating a Mini Water Wheel in your very own school grounds. This activity is great for helping children build a sense of place and engaging every child in the class. Many thanks for Learning through Landscapes for sharing this resource!
Due to popular demand, we have created a Sustainability Summer Holiday Checklist for Site Managers and Caretakers! Why not use your final Green Team meeting to share this with your caretaker, or pop it in an end of term thank you card for all their support and offer to help with some of the actions! Make the most of the long summer break to set the school up for a sustainable September.
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.