Practical Action is a development charity which uses simple technology to fight poverty. The learning resources in this collection look at how issues such as climate change and the need for renewable energy can be tackled.
The resources contain background information, teachers' packs, classroom activities, stimulus sheets and other materials suitable for primary and secondary science.
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Practical Action is a development charity. These educational resources look at the consequences of climate change and some of the actions being taken to reduce its impacts.
These four concept cartoons are examples from the Environmental Issues series produced by Millgate House Education. They help students explore four different environmental issues that affect the lives of people around the world, including those living in developing countries. Concept Cartoons are quick, simple and effective.…
These resources are designed to help teachers and students undertake CREST awards that relate to the work of Practical Action, a UK-based charity that uses engineering solutions to help communities in the developing world. In tackling the activities, students will gain a greater understanding of the issues around sustainable…
Practical Action helps to develop simple solutions to problems faced in developing nations. These educational resources look at a range of ways that renewable energy is produced and used.
Produced by Practical Action, these bright and engaging posters highlight some of the STEM careers that can help people in developing countries lead healthier and happier lives. They show how energy consultants, financial controllers and others can become involved in projects as diverse as helping communities to build floating…
These resources from Practical Action help students to understand sustainable development. They explore social, economic and environmental aspects of contemporary issues. Suitable for classes in science or technology.
This suite of materials has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Engineering to support teaching and learning for the 14-19 engineering diploma. Learners studying the engineering diploma at all levels need to be able to describe and evaluate the impact of engineering on the environment and the depletion of the…
Resource by: Practical Action