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A Tale of Two Ports

London Gateway in Essex is the newest and most advanced container port in the UK. Jebel Ali in Dubai is home to the biggest and busiest port in the Middle East. Separated by thousands of kilometres, what do they share in common and what sets them apart?

Sustainable Shipping

Around 80% of world trade is transported by ships. In this resource we will think about the impact shipping has on us and our planet and come up with some ideas for creating more sustainable shipping.

Climate Letters Activity

In our new Climate Letters resource you an learn about global warming and the UN COP conferences on climate change and identify a locally important business that you can write a letter to in order to ask about the action they are taking to be more environmentally friendly.

Four Reasons for Hope

To celebrate the publication of Jane’s new book, The Book of Hope, we’ve teamed up with Penguin Books on a set of educational activities based on Jane’s Four Reasons for Hope from the book. The Book of Hope teaches us how to find strength in the face of the climate crisis and explains why Jane […]

Roots & Shoots 30: Stickers and email badges

To help you celebrate 30 years of Janes Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, we’ve created a printable sticker sheet for group leaders and members to print, stick and wear and also some email badges you can download and upload to your email signature. The sticker sheet uses the template for the biodegradable stickers from Sheetlabels Downloads: […]

My local trail

This activity is all about exploring your local area to find the best spots to see the wildlife living around you and planning a walk that takes you past all the best spots. Even in the most built up areas there are still spots of green with all sorts of creatures living there, so let’s […]

Journey of wood

By exploring the journey of wood – from the forest to the products we use – children will be learning about types of forests and the trees that grow within them, what different wood is used for, and how it is transported across the world. Covering habitats, sustainability, ethics, human and physical geography, science, English […]

Twinning: Travel Guide

In this activity the students will prepare a travel guide of the twinned school’s city or country. Your students will research and write about the twinned schools location, accommodation, activities, sights, food & drink, culture, getting around, local customs or anything they think a visitor should know about. The travel guide can be presented as […]

Roots & Shoots 30

Roots & Shoots was founded by Dr Jane Goodall in 1991, so in 2021 we’re celebrating our 30th birthday! We invite you to help us celebrate by looking back at how the world has changed for the better since 1991 and predicting what 2051 will bring. In this activity you and your students will: Research good […]