What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||1 x lesson plan|
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
|Learner resources||2 x worksheets|
1 x rubric
|Projects – experiments||1 x activity|
Module key questions
- Why are green cities important for society?
- To become a green (or greener) city, what characteristics should our city address first? Explain.
- Is it practical to work toward making a large, urban environment (i.e., a city) green? Explain.
|Grade | Ages||Grade 5-6 | 10-12 years|
|CAPS subject||Life orientation|
|Subject strand||Health and environmental responsibility|
|Sub-topics||Local environmental health problems – Causes; symptoms and solutions|
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).