What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||4 x lesson plans|
3 x presentations
3 x teacher’s notes
3 x rubrics
1 x worksheet answers
|Learner resources||2 x worksheets|
5 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||3 x activities|
1 x project
Module key questions
- What exactly is air, and why is it so important to us?
- What is air pollution, and why is it such a pressing environmental problem?
- What is air quality, and how is it monitored?
- What factors influence indoor and outdoor air quality?
- What are some ways that air pollution challenges can be addressed locally and globally?
- How do our regular, daily actions impact air quality?
- How can we increase awareness of the impact common behaviours have on air quality?
- How can we improve air quality at our school with plants?
- How can we effectively execute a plan for a living wall at our school?
- How has the living wall we created impacted our school community?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 9-10 | 14-16 years|
|Term||4 (Grade 9)|
|CAPS subject||Natural sciences|
|Subject strand||Planet earth and beyond|
Greenhouse effect and air quality
This Module includes:
- Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
- A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
- Sustainable Development Goals: Each lesson is aligned with an appropriate United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s).