Learning resources

Browse our selection of curriculum linked lesson plans and resources for geography and science classrooms, from worksheets and photos to fact sheets and discussion topics.

Lesson plan: Using the ocean's resources responsibly
Description: A lesson for learners aged 10+ in Geography, focusing on how people use, modify and change the ocean ecosystem to obtain food, as well as examining some of the key aspects of sustainability for our oceans.

Date of Issue: 15 November 2018
Lesson plan: Why do we need the ocean?
Description: A 25-40 minute lesson for learners age 10+ in geography or science. Learners focus on why we need the ocean and examine some of the pressures on it from fishing.

Date of Issue: 06 September 2019
MSC - Consequences kelp
Description: The consequences kelp is a great tool to get learners thinking about an issue from a variety of perspectives, and with a focus on sustainability.

Date of Issue: 01 December 2017
MSC - Key questions
Description: Use these discussion points about the film "My dad the fisherman" for class debate, research, extended writing or reflection time?

Date of Issue: 01 December 2017
Fishery Factsheet: Atlantic Herring
Description: Use this handy background factsheet along with the lessons, My Dad the Fisherman film and Shorthand story activities. It takes a closer look at herring, featured in the film, including its habitat, sustainable fishing, food web, and how we eat herring.

Language: English
Date of Issue: 18 December 2018
Teachers Guide: How my dad fishes for the future
Description: A technical guide to using the Shorthand story as a teaching tool, plus answers to the exercises.

Date of Issue: 06 September 2019

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Foodweb drawing with an orca, seal, large fish, small fish and squid

Film and clips

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Spinning globe with cartoon fish swimming around the top

Games and activities

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Illustration of pink fish underwater

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School of fish illustration

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