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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.
“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
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:
Clean Water & Sanitation
Beat the Flood
Design for a Better World
Ditch the Dirt
Pumpkins Against Poverty
Power for the World
Stop the Spread
Find more CREST accredited resources here…
As North West Regional CREST Support Organisation, All 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.« Back To News