Modules

  • 4 Lessons

    A Breath of Fresh Air

    Learners apply their knowledge to design a living, hanging green wall. Through this project, learners gain a deeper understanding of air quality, air pollution and the impacts of low-quality air on our health. 

    The living wall projects act as one solution (of many) for improved air quality within school spaces. 

  • 4 Lessons

    Changing Climates – Grades 5-6

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  • 4 Lessons

    Changing Climates – Grades 7-8

    Lessons will engage in the science and emotions of climate change allowing students to understand cause and effect and the effects of human activities on the environment.

    They will explore the impacts of climate change on human and non-human communities, developing critical thinking and building empathy whilst exploring individual and collective actions to inspire positive change.

  • 4 Lessons

    Changing Climates – Grades 9-10

    Lessons will explore the cause and effect of climate change, focusing on the effects of particular human activities on the environment.
    Students will explore the impacts of climate change on human and non-human communities, developing critical thinking and building empathy whilst engaging in individual and collective actions to inspire positive change and move from anxiety to empowerment

  • 3 Lessons

    Earth Waters Our Lives

    This module introduces the learners to the most important resource available to us - Water. Without this resource, life as we know it will cease to exist. It rejuvenates, replenishes and upholds the systems that maintain our ecosystem functioning and livelihood. 
    This module brings learners into this world through practical activities whereby they explore the importance of sustaining our water resources as well as some of the consequences of poor management. But most of all, this module teaches us to value water as a resource. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Energy is Everywhere

    The sources of energy that we rely on will one day run dry. This hard fact will have to force us to seek alternative sources of energy for the daily lifestyles we choose. 
    This module showcases the various types of energy available to us and irons out which ones we need to start relying on more vs. the ones that we need to move on from. 
    Through practical and engaging activities, learners get to learn more about the world of energy. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Fueling society

    In this module, students learn about natural resources that humans dig out the ground (such as coal) or pump (such as oil or natural gas) from the Earth's crust. They then learn about the power of the atom and how beneficial and how lethal (in the long term) nuclear energy can be. Students then explore alternative technologies in electricity generation. 

  • 3 Lessons

    I am What I Eat

    The world of food poses many dangers and benefits to our health. How do we know what is the best option for our bodies and health? 
    This module explores the relationship between food and health, especially highlighting the dangers of sugar and the benefits of a balanced diet. 
    This information will always be of utmost importance to us. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Imagining Zero Waste

    This is one of the more exciting modules that practically engage the learners throughout. Starting with a zero-waste campaign, the learners gain a sense of awareness and passion for educating the community around key aspects of waste challenges. Learners then conduct a personal waste audit, enlightening them to their own waste consumption and management. 

  • 4 Lessons

    Impact of Energy

    In this module, students learn about energy and why it is important to us. Students then unpack the different energy resources and learn the challenges presented by different energy technologies and end off thinking about how to resolve these pertinent energy challenges.

  • 3 Lessons

    Me, You and Water

    A relevant and personal learning journey focusing on our own water consumption and associated impacts on the environment. Learners undergo a personal waste audit and heavily assess household items which have an impact on the quality of water. 

    Water will always be the most precious natural resource, and understanding it to the fullest goes a long way!

  • 3 Lessons

    My Carbon Footprint

    In this module, students examine their energy habits and choices in terms of a "carbon footprint". Students start to understand how their individual actions impact the global environment. Students then start learning about alternative energy resources that are appropriate for their community.

  • 3 Lessons

    The Air We Breathe

    The air we breathe has a direct impact on our personal health. This module explores the concepts of air quality and its impact on our health. Through a personal air eco-audit, participants are enlightened as to what air they breathe in on a regular basis and the associated impacts of such.

  • 3 Lessons

    Trash or Treasure?

    This module, explains why it is important to be concerned about what happens to our waste. In each lesson, students rethink waste and look at solutions using the 5 R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot and Reflect.

  • 3 Lessons

    What’s Up

    Air is the most abundant available resource to us. But how much do we really understand about the finite balance and impact that it holds on the health of the ecosystem and ourselves? 
    This module explores Air Quality and the types of gases that make up the air that we breathe.