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 Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustrations by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.
Flooding due to climate change can have a devastating effect on people's lives. Set on the fictitious island of Watu, pupils explore how STEM skills can be used to help communities be better prepared for flooding
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.
Tropical rainforests support the greatest diversity of living organisms on Earth. In this activity your pupils begin by discussing the conditions in a tropical rainforest and researching the characteristics of plants and animals that make it their home.
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!
All of our environmental games are under 20 minutes and use minimal resources so you can play them anywhere and at anytime. So, whether you are starting a new topic, need to burn off some class energy, or are waiting for the bus to turn up at the end of a school trip reach for our handy guide for short games with a natural and eco twist.
Grammar is brought alive through the use of competitive games. Designed to be taught in an outdoor space the children can run free whilst consolidating their understanding of comparative language. Focusing specifically on comparative and superlative adjectives and the use of the suffixes -est - er.