Practical Action

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.


Teaching resources to support teaching of biology within the UK science curricula. Set within a global context resources draw on Practical Action’s’ projects in the developing world.  Suitable for ages 7-16. 

Teaching resources linking to issues around food and global food security. Based on Practical action projects in the developing world. Suitable for ages 7-16.

Teaching resources on the subject of Energy, suitable for KS2 - 5. Materials draw from Practical Action's renewable energy work in developing countries around the world. 

Teaching resources covering a range of issues around water e.g. cleaning water and hygiene set within a global context. Based on Practical action projects in the developing world they are suitable for ages 7-16.



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