Foundational pop-up resources

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has released a set of school-focused resources based around circular economy ideas.  Their web pages say:

Enriching the curriculum and enhancing young people’s skills and critical and creative thinking will be key to their future prospects in a changing world.  ...  We have worked with teachers, subject associations and education professionals to bring you a wide range of free downloadable teaching resources focused on the circular economy.

There is far too much here to do justice to in one post, and so I'll just point to their pop-up book How we Make Stuff, which you can buy, or explore on-line.  This raises timeless questions of the sort:

  • Where do burgers come from?
  • What are rubber ducks made of?
  • Who invented factories?
  • What does disposable mean?

Essential reading ...

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