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This resource gets students to look at how a product could be redesigned to require less packaging. Companies are being encouraged to develop ‘environmentally-smart’ retail packaging design. In this activity, students are challenged to redesign a familiar product so that it has less (and more sustainable) packaging...
In this activity, from Practical Action, students are challenged to design and make a good quality textiles product from some throwaway textiles collected from home or bought from a charity shop. Further resources are available from the Practical Action’s Sustainable Design and Technology database.
From Practical Action, these materials help students to look at Fair Trade and sustainable development. It poses the question: Is there any way in which the London Olympics in 2012 and future Olympics can contribute to making the world a fairer, more sustainable place?
Global CREST challenges are based around Practical Action’s work, which uses science and technology to address global issues such as energy, water and food. They give students a real insight into how science and technology can be used to tackle challenges faced by...
This Concept Cartoon on food was produced by Millgate House Education and Practical Action. This cartoon help students explore environmental issues around growing and importing food.
Concept Cartoons are quick, simple and effective. They are designed to intrigue, provoke discussion and stimulate thinking....
There is a delicate balance between the three main areas of our energy future; security, accessibility and sustainability. This is known as the energy trilemma. How we manage these areas is a tricky task....
Since the BBC micro:bit became commercially available last year there is much more information now available about how to access the many features which make the micro:bit such a powerful tool for cross-curricular STEM projects. This guide is mainly concerned with how to create programs in the Microsoft PXT block...
Water soluble Vitamins A, B, C, D
To know and understand:
• the functions
• main sources
• effects of deficiency and excess
• related dietary reference values
Use this resource with small groups of students.
Instructions for using this learning grid:-
Print off onto A3 and laminate
The students then play the game in groups of 4
They roll two dice to get a grid reference.