Growing Schools

Links

  1. www.bbc.co.uk/homes/design/period_edwardian.shtml

    www.fromtimespast.com/homes/edwardian.htm

    www.learningcurve.gov.uk/snapshots/snapshot14/snapshot14.htm

    www.vam.ac.uk/moc/childrens_lives/edwardian_lives/index.html

    Background information on life and style in an Edwardian household.

  2. www.biomassenergycentre.org.uk

    All about fuels derived from biomass and how they can be used.

  3. www.defra.gov.uk/farm/crops/industrial/pdf/nfc-strategy.pdf

    Downloadable booklet setting out the government’s strategy for non-food crops, with facts and figures and interesting case studies.

  4. icon.slu.se/ICON/

    An EU project using GM technology to produce more useful oils from plants.

  5. www.growingschools.org.uk

    Support for teachers in using the outdoor classroom. The Renewable World is a Growing Schools project.

  6. www.naturalfibres2009.org

    The International Year of Natural Fibres 2009, with lots of information on production and use of natural fibres from plants and animals.

  7. www.nnfcc.co.uk

    The National Non-Food Crops Centre provides a wealth of information about plant-based renewable materials.

  8. www.packagingenvironmental.co.uk

    Company producing biodegradable and compostable food packaging, cutlery, cups, plates etc, including some from bioplastics.

  9. www.realcoolfutures.com

    Features a range of careers showing environmental responsibility, including some relating to renewables.

  10. www.renewable-house.co.uk

    Show house featuring renewable materials at the Building Research Establishment site in Watford.

  11. www.teachernet.gov.uk/sustainableschools

    Introduces the principles of sustainability and supports schools in embedding them into the heart of school life.

  12. www.teachrenewables.co.uk

    A wealth of links to free resources on teaching renewables to all Key Stages.

  13. technology.newscientist.com

    Technology news and new technology highlights – a good source of information for the latest research into renewables.

  14. www.worldfirstracing.co.uk

    Formula one racing car built by Warwick University from sustainable and renewable materials.

 

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