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What is inequality? - Gender

This resource is full of simple activities to get your pupils thinking about what gender inequality means and how it effects people's lives around the world. Includes the starter activity 'What is inequality?' and a case study of how ActionAid has helped women farmers in Sierra Leone.

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Chembakolli: Village life

Explore different aspects of life in the village of Chembakolli with this collection of colourful slideshows. Download the notes which accompany these slideshows to take your Key Stage 1 or 2 class through one of our most popular resources and show them what life is like at school, at work and at home for the people of Chembakolli.

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Chembakolli: Meet the people

Meet the people who live in the village of Chembakolli with this collection of colourful slideshows for KS1 and KS2 classes. Download the accompanying slidenotes to take your class through one of our most popular resources and introduce your class to many of the people who call Chembakolli their home.

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Chembakolli: The complete package

Discover the famous village of Chembakolli, India with our complete set of resources for primary schools. With resources on Chembakolli schools, housing, transport and of course their Fairtrade tea, this package is all a KS1 or KS2 class could need.

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Chembakolli: Fairtrade

Discover how pure Nilgiri tea is harvested, produced and traded fairly in the remote Indian village of Chembakolli. This fantastic resource for Key Stage 2 classes also introduces primary pupils to the concept of Fairtrade and the work of international development charities.

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Chembakolli: Transport

Designed for KS1 and KS2 classes, these primary teaching resources explore the world of transport in Chembakolli. From brightly decorated buses to the school jeep, the resources reveal some exciting differences in public transport across the globe.

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Chembakolli: Forest

These fascinating primary resources reveal how the people of Chembakolli interact with the forest surrounding their village. Key Stage 2 classes will discover the wildlife of the forest, how honey is harvested there, and the conflicts the environment can cause.

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Chembakolli: Housing and homes

Discover the different types of houses in Chembakolli with photos of homes made in distinctive local styles and materials. Use the worksheets included in your download to encourage Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils to think about their own homes and to build their very own Chembakolli house.

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KS2 Rainforest solutions

In the final set of resources from our Amazon rainforest package, pupils are encouraged to think critically and creatively about the future of the rainforest and our wider planet. These activities for Key Stage 2 classes include a debate on sustainability and a creative writing exercise.

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KS2 Rainforest in trouble

This photopack, deforestation factsheet and accompanying activities are the perfect introduction to the challenges the Amazon rainforest faces. Your Key Stage 2 pupils will investigate questions such as what is deforestation, how is the rainforest being destroyed, and what are the long-term impacts?

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