This resource pack for KS3 (age 11-14) pupils is about climate change and the effects it will have on people around the world. It emphasises the increasing unpredictability of the weather and explores ways people might prepare for the, apparently inevitable, ‘wild weather’ - floods and droughts. It also introduces the notion of food security.
The Eden Project is all about connecting people with the natural world; their plant collection includes plants for food, medicine and materials. This lesson is designed to help students to appreciate the links they have with the natural world through everyday objects and then to present their understanding creatively as a TV report, potentially using video.
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.
Talking about animal welfare can be difficult – especially with children. Here’s where ex-battery hens come in! Adopting a small flock of hens is a super idea. But how to get started? Check out this super resource from British Hen Welfare Trust that gives the whole low down!