What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plan|
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
1 x parent letter
1 x colleague letter
5 x sample answers
|Learner resources||3 x worksheets|
3 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||2 x activities|
1 x interactive game
Module key questions
- What is energy?
- What are some examples of different forms of energy?
- How is energy important in our everyday lives?
- How much energy is present in different kinds of objects, like hot ones and cold ones?
- How does heat energy cause molecules to move, rise, and expand?
- What are “Energy Vampires”?
- Where can we conserve energy?
- What are some benefits of saving electricity?
- How can I help my community conserve energy?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 1 – 2 | 5-7 years|
|CAPS subject||Life Skills|
|Subject strand||Beginning Knowledge & Personal and Social Well-being|
|Sub-topics||Types of Energy|
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 to an appropriate United Nation Sustainable Development Goal(s).