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Sustainability week challenge
  • Geography
  • Middle School
Activities on how to raise students awareness of how they can make sustainable decisions in their everyday lives.
The 6Rs (Environmental Sustainability)
  • Environment and Conservation
  • High School
A hands on activity where students look at the 6Rs of sustainability, recycle, reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, rethink; what their definitions are and...
Climate Choices - Children's Voices Website
Climate Choices - Children's Voices is aimed at teachers of children aged 9-11 years who want to help children begin to understand the challenging...
Renewable energy wordsearch
This renewable energy wordsearch comes complete with an answer sheet.
Where's the impact?
Practical Action 
  • Environment and Conservation
  • High School
Students look at the environmental impact of a product during it's life cycle. Includes a student worksheet for life-cycle analysis that is suitable...
Transport  Images
Practical Action 
  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
10 images relating to transport used in developing countries including Sudan, Kenya, and Nepal, all with brief descriptions
Climate change - who's in control
Help students explore who should take responsibility for reducing the effects of climate change through role play involving different perspectives...
Floating Gardens Bangladesh
A case study of a community in Bangladesh that built a 'floating garden' out of hyacinth roots so that they can still grow crops even when their land...
Wind turbines - Peru
A case study showing how a community in Peru installed a wind turbine, giving them access to sustainable electricity. Available in PowerPoint and PDF...
The Wind Power Challenge
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
An ideal activity for National Science and Engineering Week the wind power challenge asks students to design a wind powered machine that can lift a...