Free Humane Education Materials

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Share the World: This cross-curricular pack for key stages 1 and 2 remains popular among teachers and pupils. It consists of a 28-minute video that explores the amazing abilities of the animals with whom we share this planet, a resource book with animal stories for teachers, poetry, lesson plans and a full-colour A1 wall poster [...]

Let's Ask the Animals: Perfect for use in science lessons, this video explores the similarities between humans, pigs, chickens, cows and sheep. It uses video footage of animals to demonstrate that animals learn from experience, use their senses and need companionship and exercise – just as humans do. […]

Citizenship: Animals and Us: This pack contains eight lesson plans for key stages 1 and 2, examining how animals’ lives interact with our own. The lesson plans focus on issues including the role of zoos, companion animal care and elephants in captivity. [...]

Animals in Today's Society: Written for key stages 3 and 4, this pack contains eight lesson plans that encourage pupils to explore animal issues, including the arguments for and against whaling, meat production and animal experimentation. [...]

Just Choices: This pack, suitable for key stages 3 and 4, explores four social justice movements: women's rights, racial equality, environmentalism and animal rights. The 21-minute video follows four high school students as they research a modern-day issue - the treatment of animals. [...]

GSCE English: Animal Rights: This pack contains eight lesson plans designed for the British GCSE English curriculum. Using animal issues to stimulate work, pupils will use and develop their reading, researching, listening, writing, speaking, analysing and debating skills. [...]

Stimulus Response: Featuring scientists from Britain's leading veterinary schools, this unique video teaches the five steps of the stimulus-response pathway by using examples from animals' lives.  The video is particularly useful for science lessons and is accompanied by a teachers' booklet and student worksheets. […]