World Environment Day teaching resources
World Environment Day (5 June) is the day to take positive action to maintain a healthy, sustainable world for the future. This year’s theme - ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?’ - asks people to think about improving social equity and human well-being while reducing environmental risks. We have hand-picked the best environmental resources on TES to help you teach your students how to sustain their world. If you’ve seen a resource that you think should be part of this collection then feel free to leave us a comment below.
The world is heating up and affecting countries that rely on farming for survival. What changes are they seeing? Discover… with this Oxfam pack.
Talk all about global warming with this newspaper report project.
A fun ChristianAid assembly to emphasis the seriousness of climate change.
How sustainable is your school? Analyse and assess with this exercise from LearningthroughLandscapes.
Simulate real-life action by encouraging pupils to design their own ‘save the planet game’.
A visual introduction to the three key ingredients of sustainability: people, planet and profits.
Looking for an informative, non-fiction source for story time? Why not take pupils on a journey through climate change, natural disasters and responsibility with this gripping presentation.
Make a song and dance about saving the environment and get pupils excited about making a change.
Consider philosophical and religious perspectives on peace and harmony- important factors in helping both our neighbours, and in turn, our environment.
Every one of us can make a difference today, are your pupils asking ‘What can I do…?’ This video from Green TV will help.
Script, film and Power Point –all you need to kick start thinking this World Environment Day.
The spiritual and the seed: a home-expert lesson exploring major religions and their position on climate change.
Consider the link between social economic and environmental issues in your local area with this Venn sorting activity.
Get creative whilst staying responsible with this design project focusing on the 6 R’s and smart materials.
Break down key facts about climate change with this colourful presentation.
Make your students true global citizens today with this ChristianAid pack that will help them take responsibility for the world they share.
Raise awareness this World Environment Day by making a reminder students can wear every day- a sustainable bag.
How much do your students do to save the planet? Find out with this fun ‘yes or no’ starter activity.
It is one thing to think about the human effect, but what is global warming doing to ecosystems? Find out in this student-led research lesson.
This range of mini-tasks will help students develop their environmental awareness step-by-step.
Engaging series of lessons on energy resources and transfers in which students use role play to solve a real life energy problem.
Assessment task asking students to link their knowledge of photosynthesis and biomass with the production of carbon dioxide and climate change.