How cool is your mobile phone?

February 18, 2015

IMG_1856 - CopyKS3, KS4

With new handsets released every week, it’s no wonder we are always lusting after the latest mobile. But with massive demand, how do manufacturers keep up supply? Learn about the raw materials in our phones and trace the journey it takes to reach our pocket.

“Excellent! I learnt a lot too and will definitely follow this up when we are learning about the ethical dimension of technology later on in the year.” Teacher, Morley Academy

Students will:

  • Have a better understanding of the impact of globalisation on people, governments & environment
  • Be more aware of the choices they can make
  • Consider the impact of the growth of the mobile phone industry on people and the environment

Curriculum links


Human geography