Science Day for Peace & Development: Resources
November 04th 2021

Science Day for Peace & Development: Resources

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.

2021 Theme: Building Climate-Ready Communities

“The year 2021 marks 20th edition of World Science Day for Peace and Development. With climate change becoming a serious threat to the lives of billions of people and the planet, this year’s celebration will highlight the importance of “Building Climate-Ready Communities”. The objective is to bring science closer to society by highlighting some key scientific aspects and possible solutions provided by science, technology and innovation to some of the major global challenges society is facing today.” – UNESCO

UNESCO: Background Factsheet for Teachers
UNESCO: Activities for Primary & Secondary Schools

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

World Science Day for Peace & Development Virtual Event

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.

Discover Awards: Sustainable Solutions

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

CREST Bronze Award: Clean Growth

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

Find more CREST accredited resources here…

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
Design for a Better World
Ditch the Dirt
Plastics Challenge
Power for the World
Solar Challenge
Stop the Spread
Water Harvester
Wind Power

STEM Learning

Discover STEM Learning’s range of resources to support educators in delivering exciting and inspiring climate change-related activities.

Climate Detectives
Climate Change Careers Fair

Climate Change: Catalyst Magazine
Primary Climate Change Resource Collection
Secondary Climate Change Resource Collection
The Royal Society: Climate Change & The Environment Resources

Find out more about STEM Learning’s Climate Change Educational Partnership.

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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