Climate Change Waste & Recycling Energy Renewables Deforestation GCSE / A Level

School of Physical and Geographical Sciences

William Smith Building

Keele University



t: 01782 733161

Welcome to Science for Sustainability

Looking for something exciting and inspiring for your pupils?

Science for Sustainability is a team of environmental specialists based at Keele University who are committed to promoting public awareness of climate change and environmental citizenship through a range of educational activities, learning and teaching resources and interactive demonstrations.

We provide a variety of different workshops; packed full of activities and each one is tailored to the age and abilities of pupils, our aim is to educate pupils about the environment and sustainability issues. To find out more go to our workshops page.


Climate change, sustainability and renewable energy can be tough to teach to pupil so we have put together workshops, posters, resource packs and lesson ideas. Find more information about the resources we have available.


If you are looking for hands on demonstrations relating to the environment and sustainability, our team is also available to attend school and public events. Download our enquiry form.

We have a range of brand new interactive sustainability resources including our pedal power challenge bike and sustainability pod. The team can either come to your school or you can come and visit our brand new sustainability hub at the University! Take at look at some of the photographs in the gallery gallery


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National Awareness Days and Campaigns

There are many National Awareness Days and campaigns that tie in with our work. Why not use them as a way to introduce these issues to your class and get your students really interested and involved with them. Coming up:

What is Rio+20?

“Rio+20” is the short name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in June 2012 – twenty years after the landmark 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. Rio+20 is also an opportunity to look ahead to the world we want in 20 years.

At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet.
The official discussions will focus on two main themes: how to build a green economy to achieve sustainable development and lift people out of poverty; and how to improve international coordination for sustainable development.

It is a historic opportunity to define pathways to a sustainable future – a future with more jobs, more clean energy, greater security and a decent standard of living for all.
“Rio+20 will be one of the most important global meetings on sustainable development in our time.”

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon