What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plan|
2 x presentation
2 x teacher’s notes
2 x sample answers
1 x datasheet
|Learner resources||4 x worksheet|
2 x data sheets
1 x recipe cards
|Projects – experiments||2 x activities|
1 x practical project
Module key questions
- Where does energy come from?
- What is electricity and why it is important to us?
- What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources?
- What is the difference between potential energy and kinetic energy?
- How can potential energy be converted into electricity?
- What is the greenhouse effect?
- How does our use of fossil fuels contribute to global climate change?
- What can we do to reduce global climate change?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 3 – 4 | 8-10 years|
|CAPS subject||Natural Science|
|Subject strand||Energy and Change|
|Sub-topics||Renewable and non-renewable energy|
Potential and kinetic energy
Greenhouse gases & effect
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).