The time is now for changing the way we think and behave around sustainability. The world’s resources and how our carbon footprint impacts this is a vital topic to teach our next generation. Tes and EDF Energy have teamed up to create an engaging knowledge hub, full of resources and expert insight on how to bring energy, science and sustainability to life for your pupils. Take a look through the POD for some further content.
A fascinating timeline showing how packaging has evolved - Packaging was invented to make food and drink last longer, but it’s become a BIG cause of waste.
Could new packaging innovations and a clampdown on waste herald a brighter future?
Learn more about ecology and biodiversity with this in-depth look at the topic of bumblebees and pollination. This is an ideal research resource for older students to discover the symbiotic relationship between flowers and bees.
Discover the impact climate change is having on bird populations across the UK with this citizen science campaign. Produced in collaboration with the BTO this series of three activities will support your What’s under your feet? citizen science experiment.
In this fun fact finding mission, your waste detectives are challenged to find 10 waste facts hidden around school using the clues on this worksheet. Includes tips to make the challenge harder or easier for the pupils.
Click here to view the sources for the fact cards in this activity.
This poster shows four exciting ways to upcycle a spade, combining creative thinking with Design and Technology practical skills. You can challenge your students to come up with their own ideas, who knows what you might produce?
Did you know that laptops use 85% less energy than desktop computers? Or that you could save £90 a year by showering a minute less every time? Find out more facts and tips on how to save energy at home with the factsheet and get saving!
Reinforce what children have learnt in the Power Puzzles game by sharing this homework sheet with them. This double-sided A4 homework sheet features numeracy puzzles on the first page, and literacy on the back, so you can choose which area of learning to focus on – or hand out both.