Author Archives: Ettore Sacconi – Italy

Water Cycle and Global Warming

We learnt all about the Water Cycle and Global Warming. We had a special visitor come in and speak to us all about the effects of Global Warming.

We created lots of information, a comic involving our superheroes and made a presentation for others to use. You can see all that we got up too below:


Italian globalwarming – Corretto




Over Harvesting – Deforestation

We had huge discussions about the effects of over harvesting and deforestation. Our students really understood the impact after we had completed an investigation. We shared this investigation with all of our partner schools and they used it with their students. They too saw huge results and impact. You can find the investigation here: over… Continue Reading

Endangered Habitats

Our children explored many different aspects of the topic ‘Endangered Animals’. They looked at the animals, learnt their names in English, described them and learnt about what was making them endangered. Then they learnt all about the different reasons that many many animals are becoming endangered. They found that this was mainly because of Climate… Continue Reading

The Eco Game

This is a game that all of our partner schools were involved in during their visit to Italy. Each partner then took the game back to their own schools and played it with their children. Here is the lesson plan and rules. The Eco Game Continue Reading

Freddy The Fish

This is a story all about a fish named Freddie. At Ettore Sacconi we told this story to our children and partner schools. During the lesson children investigated what happened to Freddie at each part of the story. The children gained a lot of understanding from what happened to Freddie and were able to suggest… Continue Reading

Blowing up our world

Here is a story that demonstrates what happening to our world because of Climate Change. It’s a lovely simple way of sending the message to children of all ages. We all enjoyed taking the story back into our home schools and sharing it with our children. Blowing up out world Continue Reading