What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||4 x lesson plans|
Scheme of work
|Lesson resources||2 x lesson resources|
|Parent resources||Parent Pack |
Vole’s Big Flood
Aims & Objectives
Lessons will introduce simple ideas surrounding the cause & effect of climate change to allow pupils to develop a basic understanding of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases.
Pupils will explore some of the impacts of climate change on human and non-human communities, building empathy and understanding ways to work together and take action to inspire positive change.
What you will learn
Lesson 1 | Immerse | Our Changing Climate
Engaging with some of the realities of climate change, introducing the science and exploring ‘Deep Time’
Lesson 2 | Understand | Cause and Effect
Exploring causes and effects of climate change and understanding the influence of human activities
Lesson 3 | Perspectives | The Ripple Effects
Empathising with the impact of climate change in different communities, contexts and environments
Lesson 4 | Empower | Be the Change
Connecting with global change-makers and exploring emotional responses to climate change, learning to move from anxiety to empowerment
|Grade | Ages||Grade 3-4 | 8-10 years|
|CAPS Subject||Life Skills|
|Grade 3 alignment||Term 2: Recycling|
a. What happens with our waste and what impacts does it have on the environment?
Term 3: Pollution
a. What is pollution?
b. Different types of pollution and the impact it has on the environment
Term 3: How people lived long ago
a. Change and continuity
Term 4: Products and processes
a. Plants and earth resources that we use for our benefit and the processes involved
Term 4: Disasters and what we should do – Climate change
a. Types of natural disasters and the impacts of them on people and the environment