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Can the UK ever be sustainable?

Can the UK ever be sustainable?Our way of life is placing an increasing burden on the planet, but how realistic are visions of a sustainable future? With the UK aspiring to achieve more with less, who will help turn theory into practice?

Discover the ways business, politics and the creative industries are working to help create a sustainable future for the UK. These resources focus students to look at the challenges currently facing the UK in becoming sustainable and try to understand the solutions currently available to the UK with regard to becoming sustainable.

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  • Challenge Overview Sheet PDF | MSWORD A summary sheet for the entire challenge debate containing key facts and figures, as well as summaries of the discussions held at the end
  • General Teaching Ideas PDF | MSWORD Three ideas for class work or homework which incorporate video clips from the 21st Century Challenges website
  • Lesson one plan: Can the UK ever be sustainable? PDF | MSWORD Challenges for the UK' This lesson aims to understand the challenges currently facing the UK in becoming sustainable
  • Teachers' notes PDF | MSWORD
  • Lesson one resource pack PDF | MSWORD Containing all resources needed for the lesson
  • Lesson two plan: Can the UK ever be sustainable? Solutions for the UK PDF | MSWORD This lesson aims to understand the solutions currently available to the UK with regard to becoming sustainable
  • Teachers' notes PDF | MSWORD
  • Lesson two resource pack PDF | MSWORD containing all resources needed for the lesson
  • Exam Specification Overview PDF | MSWORD This document briefly summarises where the lessons link to each exam board specification (AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC, the IB and CCEA)

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