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. 

  • 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

    Food for the Future

    This module, allows students to explore where their food comes from. Students learn the history of agriculture, how humans have fed themselves over the last few thousand years and discover that agriculture has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. Students then learn how something very small - a seed - is very important and why they need to store seeds. Finally - the module ends off with learners exploring the concept of food security and look at some of the causes of food insecurity.

  • 1 Lesson

    Green Spaces

    This one-lesson module deals with an ever-evolving and exciting topic - Sustainable Urban Planning & Green Cities. This will be a prevailing topic in years to come as cities grapple with the large challenges associated with human impact. More so than ever, we are required to develop innovative solutions for large scale urban challenges.

  • 2 Lessons

    How Did I Get Here?

    This module looks at transport and assesses the alternatives that we have available to us in an urban environment. It will challenge learners to rethink their transportation habits within their contexts as well as to link their transport to their impact on the environment. 
    The future will consist of many transport alternatives, and changing habits effectively happens at a young age. 

  • 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

    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 Foodprint

    This module, students learn how biotechnology has led to advancements in agricultural science and explore the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms (GMO's). Students keep exploring where their food is produced and how their food choices impact the environment. The modules concludes with a focus on how to transition into a healthier, sustainable food diet.

     

  • 3 Lessons

    My Public Spaces

    Our public spaces are undoubtedly important aspects of our society, for many different reasons. But how much do we know about how they were and are designed? Or how they could become more inclusive? Or how they could become greener and more sustainable spaces? 


    Find out with this module which challenges its participants to think broadly and creatively. 

  • 4 Lessons

    School Energy Audit

    In this module, students explore green energy in their school and discuss the benefits of a campus energy audit. Students investigate how energy is used around the school and document energy-intensive appliances. Students, need to compile, gather and align their data in a useful format to help them analyze the data efficiently. After analyzing, they reflect on its importance and begin considering ideas for improving energy usage on campus. 

  • 4 Lessons

    School Water Eco-Audit

    This module challenges the learners to conduct a School Water Eco-Audit. This process involves a scientific approach to collecting, analysing and presenting key data and recommendations to school management with the challenge of better managing the school's water consumption. 
    Relevant and exciting, this project poses just the challenge needed for future generations. 

  • 4 Lessons

    Sustainable Eating

    This module goes into depth on what exactly is food, and what are some of the different reasons we value it. Students learn different farming practices, how sustainable they are and what some of the possible solutions are for food-related challenges.

  • 4 Lessons

    Transforming Transportation

    In this module, students unpack problems inherent within current transportation systems across the world and start exploring different transportation habits.

  • 4 Lessons

    Weight of Waste

    This module deals with the hot topic of waste from a problem and challenge-oriented focus to that of a more solution-based focus. Learners will be engaged with the topic of waste from multiple perspectives, first understanding the topic as best as possible, and then making the move to understanding the broader impacts that waste poses to our environment and society. 
    The module ends with learners partaking in an upcycling competition, just one of the solutions available for managing and re-using waste available to us. 
    In thought-provoking and practical ways, this module makes waste relevant and fun. 

  • 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. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Why Love Water

    This module is centred around an exploration of water and the wonders it has for our entire ecosystem. Learners gain an appreciation for water and begin piecing together the dots of our water use and why we must value this precious resource. 
    Through practical learning and experiments, learners grasp the importance of the most vital resource available to us. 

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