- Stories of Climate Change
- Explore the work of Oxfam
- Looking beyond the single story
- Global Food Challenge
- The Human Impact of Climate Change
- Stand with Refugees
- Making Sense of the Climate Emergency
- New Year's Resolutions
- International Women's Day
- Children's Rights
- Go Bananas: Discover where food comes from
- Climate challenge
- COVID-19 responses around the world
- Raising Her Voice
- Talking about Ukraine in school?
- Sustainable Fashion - A Guide for Teachers
- The World Cup - A Fair Game?
Idah, a member of the Kabwadu women's club, holds a bunch of bananas in Chirundu district, Zambia. Photo: Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville
Updated with new facts, photographs and stories, this cross-curricular resource will help learners aged 7-11 to discover where their food comes from.
Learners can gain a vivid insight into the banana supply chain and research the countries where bananas are grown. They will get to grips with Fairtrade and think critically about the enormous impact it can have on the lives of smallholder farmers.
- Use photographs to track the story of a banana
- Investigate the countries where bananas are grown
- Play a simulation game to take on the role of a banana farmer
- Consider the life-changing impact that Fairtrade can have
- Write fruit-themed poetry
- Learn about the life-cycles of plants
- Make a delicious banana cake
Could your learners make it as a banana farmer?