What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
3 x presentations
3 x presentation notes
4 x case study sample answers
2 x participation checklists
|Learner resources||4 x case study worksheets |
1 x rubric
1 x worksheet
|Projects – experiments||2 x activities|
Module key questions
- What are some valuable services that ships and airlines provide?
- What are some ways that ships and airplanes impact the environment?
- What are the shipping and air industries doing to reduce their carbon footprint?
- What can we do to reduce our carbon footprint related to traveling?
- What is an “alternative vehicle”?
- What are some advantages and disadvantages of alternative-fuel vehicles?
- What are some strong arguments for purchasing an alternative vehicle?
- How is transportation set up differently in different communities?
- What are some of the effects of transportation systems on humans and environmental systems?
- What are some new transportation trends?
- Why does transportation planning require thinking about future needs?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 5-6 | 10-12 years|
|CAPS subject||Life orientation|
|Subject strand||Resource use and sustainability|
|Sub-topics||Resource use |
Sustainable use of resources
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).