Stimulus Suggestions

Here are some examples of stimuli that we recommend for different types of inquiries

Changing Batteries – The Saddest Story

Themes:  Loneliness,  Care,  Sadness, Loss, Death, Paradise, Robots, Artificial Intelligence

All You Need is Love – The Beatles

Theme:  Love

sup – Sondra Perry

Theme:  Identity, art

The Baboon on the Moon

Theme:  Loneliness

What’s the Big Idea?:   Episode 2:  Why do we go to school?

Theme:  Education

Click here for the full outstanding set of BBC CBeebies short videos designed to help younger children tackle philosophical questions  

The Hospital Window

Themes:  Honesty, lying, friendship, care

Gym Jumping Boy

Themes:  Resilience, competition

Dove:  Artificial Beauty Time Lapse

Themes:  Beauty, truth, identity

Like a Girl

Themes:  Gender stereoytpes

 New Friends

Themes:  Friendship, change, conformity, coercion

Equal Pay (International Women’s Day)

Themes:  Gender equality, women’s rights

Early Years Selection

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