This unit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14) provides a series of lessons, activities and associated materials focusing on natural resources.
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This resource from the Royal Geographical Society explores the impact of our reliance on grains, the growth of ‘superfoods’ and studies the role of the grain teff in Ethiopian farming.
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Discovering the Arctic is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Scottish Association for Marine Science.
Discovering Antarctica is an online education resource for schools, developed by the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the original Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.
This resource consists of one five-minute film clip and a downloadable infographic which explore the Millennium Development Goals and the progress that has been made towards achieving each goal.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can help poor people improve their lives. They have the potential to reduce poverty, deliver basic education, improve agricultural outputs, increase access to healthcare information and improve income
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Throughout the 20th century, and continuing into the 21st century, governments have tried to develop the world’s poor countries. People have had different ideas about how to best develop poor countries. This resource considers six of those approaches
This module focuses on the theme of migration, a hot topic in national and international arenas, and frequently contested in politics and the media. Migration can have a key influence on social, economic and political geographies …
This module introduces students to the issue of conflict, a concept that can be challenging to teach. A particular focus is the extent to which conflict can influence, and be influenced by, geography. Through the study of historical and contemporary
The purpose of this module is to explore the climates of today and predict the climates of the future. The focus of the module is how and why climates change, what the impacts of this change might be, and how we can behave sustainably to…
This online unit of work focuses upon the interconnections and inter-relationships that link teenage consumers living in the UK with societies and environments overseas (where the goods they purchase are made).
This module is based on an expedition undertaken by journalist Jane Labous. It focuses on the impacts of urbanisation and migration happening across Mali, West Africa. Through the case study of Bamako (a rapidly growing city), students will learn about the challenges associated with sand digging for concrete production. The module contains resources (including photos […]
The purpose of these resources is to describe and explain changing human processes through a study of inequalities in the global distribution of wealth in the era of modern globalisation. After mapping where the very wealthiest people live, students will ask why people in some countries are gaining wealth faster than others. The resources will also raise important questions about the nature of global citizenship and the importance of money for quality of life (and happiness).
The purpose of these resources is to explore what is often referred to in the media as ‘New India’. They explore how changing human processes are influencing the transformation of India as a place and how India is representing itself and being represented in the wider world.
This module focuses on China as an emerging global power with huge manufacturing capabilities and a rising consumer culture. China is expected to be the largest economy in the world by 2040, but this success has not trickled down through the whole of
This module highlights the huge variations within Africa, both in terms of human development and the natural environment. The module includes contrasting case studies of Sudan and Ghana. Material on Sudan considers the country’s future after the civi
An interview with an aid worker that has just returned from South Sudan.
South Sudan is a new country affected by long-term conflict and crisis, which themselves have generated many mini-crises. This article includes discussion of conflict and food
An interview with an expert on Fair Trade in Bangladesh. Fair Trade is a political movement in response to the inequalities in global trade. This article could be used in to connect the lives of farmers in developing countries with the decisions ma
An interview with an expert on Microfinance in Kenya. Microfinance is a response to the financial needs of the poor – those that have been locked out lending from commercial banks. As well as lending money, the microfinance bank also trains people