Hold a debate about renewable energy

Explore the different viewpoints around wind farm development by running this KS2 debate

10 KS2 Citizenship Languages, Literacy and Communication
Run a debate to help your pupils understand some the issues surrounding renewable energy generation, including the pros and cons of wind farm development.

This resource has been developed by Sustainable Learning.

Curriculum Objectives
Spoken Language 

  • Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions.
  • Consider and evaluate different viewpoints, attending to and building on the contributions of others.
  • Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates.
Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11) 

  • Year 5 and 6 (Age 9-11)
    • Ask questions to improve their understanding.
    • Distinguish between statements of fact and opinion.
    • Explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates
    • Provide reasoned justifications for their views.
Key Stage 2 (Age 7-11) 

  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water.