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 lesson enables students to consider other’s feelings by deciding what gift or wish would be appropriate for someone close to them. Furthermore, pupils are encouraged to use their senses in unusual ways using close observation and lots of smelling whilst exploring language creatively to describe their potion and create magical instructions.
There are more than one million insect species in the world – from fleas that can jump 200 times their body length to houseflies that taste with their feet – so it's no wonder they provide an infinite source of fascination for so many children.
Pupils become wildlife explorers for the day and discover some of the wonderful wildlife in their school grounds or local neighbourhoods. By using these resources alongside the free wildlife recording app iNaturalist, pupils can submit biological records to local and national databases, helping scientists and researchers gain a greater understanding of a region's biodiversity
Our forests give us many things like books, tissues, furniture and so much more. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) helps take care of forests and the people and wildlife who call them home. These resources will give an insight into how this works and allows children to explore our role within it.
This is a simple set of activities inspired by the humble leaf; reinforcing the Eden Project's mantra that outdoor learning is easy, cheap and doesn’t need tonnes of planning. The lesson has been designed to help teachers cover the following subject areas: KS2 Maths – measurement, geometry and statistics and is perfect for an outdoor-based autumn maths class, as it gets pupils using leaves to measure and calculate.
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.