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Not in my back yard

Not in my back yardWith pressure on the UK’s ageing energy and transport infrastructures mounting, is it time to put projects of national importance ahead of local concerns? Or does this bypass our democratic right to object?

These resources focus students to look look at the conflicts and challenges associated with large scale developments which can evoke deep feelings from local to national levels.

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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: Conflicts and challenges associated with large scale developments PDF | MSWORD This lesson aims to understand the opinions that surround the changing needs of Britain’s ageing infrastructure
  • Teachers' Notes PDF | MSWORD
  • Lesson one resource pack PDF | MSWORD Containing all resources needed for the lesson
  • Lesson two: Conflicts and challenges associated with locating national scale projects PDF | MSWORD This lesson aims to understand the challenges being faced when planning large scale transport projects that change the urban and rural environment
  • 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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