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Supporting Materials

Latest resources from the Geological Society:


New Water resources for primary school students!

The Geological Society is developing education resources to support a new BBC schools initiative. Find out how your school can take part.

New Factsheets on Groundwater and Water Resources

A regular supply of freshwater is something many of us take for granted. Find out more about groundwater and water resources in the UK and worldwide in our latest fact sheets, released to celebrate Earth Science Week 2016 and the Year of Water.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

Read our Lesson Plans for some classroom inspiration

Resources from other organisations:

Earth Learning Idea

Publishing free Earth-related teaching ideas every two weeks, has practical resources for teachers and teacher-trainers all over the world.

Each activity is designed to create pupil participation for maximum learning and is deliberately aimed at classrooms with few resources.

A summary of external resources for teaching and learning the National Curriculum can be found at:

classroom-sieving.jpgRelevant publications include:

  • 'Teaching Earth Sciences' - the magazine of ESTA; issued 4 times a year
  • 'PSR' or Primary Science Review - the primary science journal of the ASE; issued 5 times a year
  • 'Science in school' - published by the EIROforum; issued 4 times a year

AGI Resources

Free resources from the American Geosciences Institute

Explore the geoscience behind critical issues facing society, from energy, hazards & climate to water & mineral resources. 

Start with the basics, explore case studies and search the research database for relevant reports & fact sheets. 


An energy literate person knows how much energy they use and where it comes from, can make informed decisions and assess the credibility of information about energy. 

Explore classroom resources & videos, offering an interdisciplinary approach to teaching & learning about global energy flows and systems.