School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
William Smith Building
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School Green Project Packs- a brief guide to some basic ‘green’ projects your school can undertake! Download here.
A quick guide to Sustainable schools-step by step guide for teachers wanting to know more about the National Sustainable Schools Framework. Download here.
A low carbon Diet
A low Carbon Diet!- Whether these are used by school children learning about climate change and carbon footprints, or as a demonstration for employees in a business promoting sustainable living, the Carbon Weight workout allows for a very effective and physical demonstration of carbon savings. Hand-held weights, accompanied by packs of ‘Carbon Cards’ highlight the amount of carbon saved by different individual actions. Two sets have been designed to cover a wide audience. Download here.
Food miles- use these images and match them up to where they have travelled from. This will demonstrate how far some food has travelled before it arrives on your plate! Use the images and a map to match the foods to the right country and discover how far the food has travelled. Aimed at all ages, these world maps offer a great way of highlighting an issue which is often forgotten about, and the importance of considering locally produced products as a way of reducing you carbon footprint. Download food image cards here and distances here.