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Resources: World Science Day for Peace & Development 2020
November 06th 2020

Resources: World Science Day for Peace & Development 2020

Established by UNESCO in 2002, the World Science Day for Peace and Development is an annual event that takes place on the 10th of November. Inspire your class & celebrate with the ideas, resources, projects & activities below.

2020 Theme: Science for and with Society

“This year, at a time when the world is struggling with the global COVID-19 pandemic, the focus of World Science Day is on ‘Science for and with Society in dealing with the global pandemic.’

Throughout this unprecedented health crisis, UNESCO, as the UN Agency with the field of science in its mandate, has endeavoured to bring science closer to society and to bolster the critically needed international scientific collaborations.

To celebrate the 2020 World Science Day, UNESCO is organizing an online roundtable on the theme of “Science for and with Society in dealing with COVID-19. ” – UNESCO

Join the conversation with the hashtags #ScienceDay.

UNESCO: Current theme, posters, resources & events
UNESCO: Background Factsheet for Teachers
UNESCO: Activities for Primary & Secondary Schools

United Nations: World Science Day for Peace & Development
Resources & Poster

CREST Awards & Practical Action Resources

CREST is a scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. There are many ways to run CREST with your students and so many fantastic activities.

Discovery Awards: Stop the Spread
Discover Awards: Sustainable Solutions

CREST Bronze Award: What’s in a Food
CREST Bronze Award: Waste-Free Lunch

CREST Bronze Award: Clean Growth
CREST Bronze Award: Worldwide Washing

CREST Silver Award: Climate Resource Pack
CREST Silver Award: Monitoring Water Pollution

Practical Action Global Project Ideas provide an excellent starting point for pupils wanting to do a project based on Global issues, whether as part of the CREST Awards Scheme;  as an extended project for their Duke of Edinburgh Award or A level, or as part of the Children’s University Passport.

Project resources include:
Sustainable Cities
Clean Water & Sanitation
Zero Hunger
Beat the Flood
Design for a Better World
Ditch the Dirt
Plastics Challenge
Pumpkins Against Poverty
Power for the World
Solar Challenge
Squashed Tomato 
Stop the Spread
Water Harvester
Wind Power

Find more CREST accredited resources here…

As North West Regional CREST Support OrganisationAll About STEM promote CREST Awards across the region and point schools & clubs to the support they need to run this amazing scheme. CREST Awards encourage students to work like scientists, researchers, engineers and designers to investigate and explore their own project ideas.

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