Primary Resources Catalogue 2004 - W

Wake up, world!

'A day in the life of children around the world'. Taking eight children, their family and friends this easy-to-read text shows similarities and differences in daily experiences. See also CD-ROM.
B-146: £5.99: Frances Lincoln Publishers in association with Oxfam: 1999

Wake up, world! CD-ROM

Based on the popular children's book (B-146) this includes six countries, six children and six themes to explore. Aimed at 5-7 year olds. Thirty-eight page teachers' notes and activity sheets. Single user CD-ROM. Produced in partnership with Oxfam by Anglia Multimedia (now Granada). See also ‘Your world, my world’ (PA-151).
PA=156: £52.00: Granada: 2001

We are what we eat

Focuses on the food we eat, where it comes from, what food we buy and why we buy it. The focus moves from a personal look at food to a wider global view. Teachers' notes, photocopiable activity sheets and ideas for discussion support the book.
B-433: £6.75: UNICEF: 1992

We, the world

A1-size wall map, three A3-size posters, a set of mock letters from each child, activity sheets and teachers’ notes. Survival International has compiled extensive information for the teacher on lives of the Yanomami, Ba-aka and the Chukchee peoples and the three children who are central to the pack. It consists of an A1-size poster of the world with insets on eight tribal peoples. Three of these are featured in A3-size posters with beautiful photographs. As a means of engaging with the tribal children a sequence of mock letters is provided for each. The language level and motivational power would make this material applicable for less able secondary pupils. National Lottery and commercial partnership has permitted this pack to be distributed widely and Worldaware can provide copies for just £2.50 to cover postage and packing
PA-236: £2.50: Survival International: 2000

Where camels are better than cars

Three separate sections of material reflect different aspects of life in and around Douentza, a town in Mali. Twenty-four colour photographs illustrate the locality and the lives of four children.
PA-192: £16.90: Birmingham DEC: 1991

Why on earth?

Practical ideas for developing a global perspective through four popular themes: shelter, food preservation, soil and energy. Explains how children can relate their science investigations to real life situations around the world. Illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs.
H-92: £9.75: Birmingham DEC: 1991

Woven lives - audio play

- a creative approach to citizenship and sustainable development for 7-11 year olds. This pack contains an audio CD and play script, teachers' pack with activities and photocopiable sheets, three A2-size posters and a background booklet on Guatemala. The play focuses on three generations of one family and the changes they face.
PA-155: £24.00: MUNDI: 2001

A World of Investigations

This pack for KS1 and KS2 uses photos to encourage an investigative approach to science. The photos show everyday life in countries including Nepal, Bangladesh and Egypt.The Teachers book has suggested activities to link the photos with areas of science including soil erosion, healthy living, growing food, use of materials and energy.
PA-265: £8.50: Tide DEC (Birmingham): 1996