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A collection of activities for teachers to help students reflect on life a year on from typhoon Haiyan.
Food shortages are hard to contemplate: the human suffering is intense, and news footage can be difficult to watch. This edition of Newsthink provides thoughtful activities for approaching the current crises in East Africa and Yemen.
Children play, hours after an earthquake destroyed their homes. What do students want to know? Help them take ownership of their learning.
What happens when the well runs dry? Explore the impact of a four year drought on Californian residents.
In a crisis, someone has to decide what to do. Even if you’re scared, you still have to decide. Even if you have no reliable information, you still have to decide. You may also have to reassure others that your decisions are sound.
Find out what happened when a Sierra Leonean man became infected with Ebola. Explore kindness, compassion and lessons in resilience.
Perfect as a quick classroom activity, use this fun icebreaker to raise awareness of some key aspects of emergencies.
How would students use social networking to spread the news of a health epidemic? Explore the possibilities with this quick classroom activity.
The world can change in an instant. What was once familiar and predictable can disappear suddenly, leaving people feeling shocked. That was what happened in Oxford in February when people returned home to find that their apartment block had exploded.
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