May 11, 2014

Educating for Hope in Troubled Times: climate change and the transition to a post-carbon future

This new book by David Hicks, an experienced educator with a special interest in education for sustainability, is released on 15 May 2014. It explores three global […]
April 13, 2014
Solar for schools

‘Power to the pupils’

Solar PV for schools – The benefits “Every school has the potential to generate its own renewable energy,” this report from the Department of Energy and […]
January 22, 2014

Energy and the Millennium Development Goals

In this resource by Practical Action you can find a PowerPoint presentation, two student worksheets and a video on the progress that has been made towards […]
January 22, 2014

Carbon Trust Advice for Schools

This document by the Carbon Trust offers advice and a series of technical and practical ideas for cutting energy costs and carbon emissions. Content: Experience Technical […]
January 22, 2014

Sustainable energy and the local community

This resource is a practical activity detailing one lesson and links with school resources from the Ashden Awards short films. It can be easily adapted to suit […]
January 22, 2014

Two Energy Futures

Two Energy Futures, a handy teaching aid for secondary and older primary lessons, shows two possible futures. The first is a fossil-fuelled future is one of runaway climate change and widespread […]
January 16, 2014

TEDEd: Biofuels and bioprospecting for beginners – Craig A. Kohn

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using inspirational TED Talks. Biofuels can provide energy without the reliance on environmentally harmful fossils fuels — but scientists […]
January 16, 2014

TEDEd: Planning for the End of Oil – Richard Sears

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using inspirational TED Talks. In this lesson, Richard Sears, an expert in developing new energy resources, talks about our […]
November 19, 2013

British Gas: Generation Green

Generation Green is British Gas’ education programme, providing resources for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. Lesson plans, assembly plans and activities will help children of all […]