What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
2 x presentations
2 x teacher’s notes
2 x supporting resources
|Learner resources||1 x report|
3 x worksheets
4 x supporting resources
1 x activity
Module Key Questions
By the end of this module your learners should be able to answer the following questions:
- Why do we extract fossil fuels and minerals from Earth’s crust when there are so many adverse consequences?
- Why do we use nuclear energy when the risks are so high?
- In what ways is hydroelectric power sustainable and unsustainable?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 5-6 | 11-12 years|
|Term||3 (Grade 5) |
3 (Grade 6)
|CAPS subject||Natural sciences|
|Subject strand||Energy and change (NS) Systems and control (Tech)|
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).