This suite of lessons looks at the environmental threats to our planet & provides plenty of involving interactive tasks to help children understand how they can live more sustainable lives. The lesson plans are written to accompany a PowerPoint presentation, which is filled with brilllant visual resources to facilitate learning and inspire pupils' interest. Suitable for Key Stage 1 & 2, with additional relevance at Key Stage 3. Areas covered:

  • What sustainable development means
  • Pollution – water, air & land
  • Over-use of natural resources – overpopulation, deforestation, water shortage & overfishing
  • Climate change & alternative energies
  • How we can live more sustainably
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