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Food for Life >>

5-7 7-11 Website Free

This extensive primary teaching pack looks at the topic of food, from where it is grown and produced, to choices about the food we eat. The pack takes both a local and a global perspective, and includes a wide range of topics, including food mi...

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Penguin One World >>

7-11 11-14 Website Free

This website for upper primary and lower secondary aged children introduces several environmental themes in simple language. The topics covered include climate change, pollution and protecting the planet. The website also includes interactive q...

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Country Profile: India - Paths to Development >>

14-16 16+ Book £5 to £10

This Oxfam country profile was printed in 1993 and provides a good general overview of India, although it may be time for an up-date now. In 64 pages it addresses a wide range of issues from the main physical features, through colonial history...

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Citizenship in Action 1 >>

11-14 Book CD-ROM Teacher's Pack £5 to £10 Over £10

This resource pack is based on the knowledge and understanding and skills elements of the QCA schemes of work on Citizenship although some of the issues and concepts are relevant to Citizenship education programmes in other parts of the UK. The...

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Country Profile: Ethiopia >>

14-16 16+ Book £5 to £10

The first edition of this book (Ethiopia: Breaking New Ground), published in 1995 outlined clearly the challenges that people faced together with details of how this country is struggling to rebuild itself. This new text reproduces the origina...

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Mango Spice: 44 Caribbean songs >>

5-7 7-11 Book CD-ROM Over £10

This collection of 44 songs from the Caribbean shows how aspects of the culture of the region are passed on through traditional songs. The book and accompanying CD is arranged around the following themes: food and cookery, religion, birds and ...

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Watoto: Children from around the world >>

3-5 Book Teacher's Pack Over £10

The life of an individual child in each of the countries is depicted in the photographs, at home and in the local community. Close-ups of the child with family and friends, also showing his or her clothes, daily life, food, diet, dress, chores,...

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Clever Anansi and the Boastful Bullfrog: A Caribbean Tale >>

5-7 7-11 Book £5 to £10

A modern re-telling of a traditional Caribbean tale about Anansi the spider. Bredda Puss and Bredda Tabbi are tricked by Anansi into pulling Bredda Croaky, the beautiful, boastful bullfrog, out of shape. "Anansi tell we how Bredda Croaky have...

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Earthworks 3: 11 - 14 Geography Project >>

11-14 Book £5 to £10 Over £10

This is the third in a series of well-designed and attractive textbooks containing many colour photos as well as charts and illustrations. As with the other books in this series, it focuses mainly on the U.K. but constantly examines life and d...

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Making Music On the Line: songs, dances and melodies from five locations on the Greenwich Meridian Line >>

7-11 11-14 14-16 Book CD-ROM Teacher's Pack VHS (video) £5 to £10 Over £10

A unique resource which brings together traditional musicians from five locations on the Greenwich Meridian Line: Shetland in Scotland, Northumbria in England, Gascony in France, Catalonia in Spain, and Ougadougou in Burkina Faso.

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Taking Stock: Livestock and Development >>

16+ Book Poster Teacher's Pack VHS (video) £5 to £10

A video pack about the importance of livestock for the world's poorest people. A strong case is made for the beneficial impact on rural poverty of improving livestock care. The video looks at Maasai pastoralists in Tanzania and settled farmer...

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Focus on Swallows >>

7-11 11-14 Book Poster Teacher's Pack Over £10

This is a good cross-curricular pack which follows the migratory journey of swallows along the zero degree meridian line (from the UK, through France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo and Ghana). The materials explore a mixture of deve...

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Oi! Get off our train >>

3-5 5-7 Book £5 to £10

A little boy sets off on a round-the-world night train to dreamland with only his toy dog for company. But soon all sorts of endangered animals are asking if they can jump up and join them on their journey. This would be an ideal story to intr...

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Our Friends in the Country >>

5-7 7-11 Book Over £10

"This is the girl who brings the milk, that comes from the camel, that lives with our friends in the country." The language pattern of this attractive big book will be familiar to many children, although the content will probably be new. Our ...

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Swallow Tale >>

7-11 11-14 Book Over £10

A lovely large-format story about the migration of swallows from the UK to South Africa. On the journey south, we find out about some of the problems facing the birds (hunters, the effects of pesticides, drainage of wetlands, increasing desert...

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The Galapagos: Tourism at the Crossroads >>

16+ Poster £5 to £10

A very good decision-making activity about the impact of tourism on the Galapagos Islands. Tourism has reached such a level that the environment and ecosystems on one of the most ecologically important islands are under threat. Pupils are pro...

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Country Profile: Kenya - Promised Land? >>

14-16 16+ Book £5 to £10

This information book provides an excellent introductory picture of modern Kenya as well as an outline history of the country. In 72 pages the author addresses 25 aspects of Kenyan life from Arabic inscriptions, through land and conflict, to t...

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The Nine Silly Brothers and Other Stories from Eritrea >>

7-11 11-14 Book Under £5

I found this collection of eleven folk stories compelling. Collected from Eritrean refugees and Eritrean schools, they live and change as they are told and retold. In creating this book, the stories were told to Sheffield children who quickly...

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What a country without animals >>

7-11 Book Under £5

This book tells the story of Kazoora, a young boy growing up in Uganda, who wants to learn about the land and environment around him. He is told stories by his family, about how the environment has been eroded by humans, and asks his grandfathe...

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Country Profile: El Salvador - Peace on Trial >>

14-16 16+ Book £5 to £10

This Oxfam country profile provides the reader with a very clear picture of the turbulent and often violent history of El Salvador. The injustices that have beset a large proportion of the people are clearly outlined. This is essential readin...

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