Get to grips with the issues that threaten our fresh water before diving in to this water based challenge. Water Explorers, part of Global Action Plan, have provided this fantastic lesson plan and resources to enable a quality scientific investigation into the health of the school pond or other nearby water source. MiniSASS stands for a Stream Assessment Scoring System and can be used to monitor the health of a pond, river or other water source and measure the general quality of the water.
Get to know the trees near your school with this active maths lesson for KS2! Test your maths skills with these tree activities: use different mathematical techniques to measure the height of your tree and how full the canopy is. Thank you to One Tree Per Child for this lesson plan.
Do you want to inspire some fantastic descriptive writing from your pupils? Then these creative and unique learning resources, based on Piers Torday's award-winning book The Last Wild, are perfect for you and your teaching!
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.
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.
This illustrated storybook is incredibly inspiring for children to explore conservation in an imaginative way. Produced by the Scottish Book Trust, this book introduces children to the life of John Muir, a founding farther of the conservation movement, and provides a wonderful stimulus for imaginative performances and a wealth of discussion opportunities of how the life of one person has influenced the World. Great for year 5/6 English or alternatively as a series of assemblies to celebrate green week, Earth Day or John Muir Day.