What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
1 x worksheet
1 x supporting resources
|Learner resources||2 x worksheets|
3 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||1 x eco-audit|
Module Key Questions
By the end of this module your learners should be able to answer the following questions:
- What can a carbon footprint tell me about the impact my actions have on the environment?
- How does using different kinds of lightbulbs impact our use of energy?
- What kinds of choices about the products we regularly buy and use can we make to help conserve energy?
- What are some key alternatives to fossil fuel energy?
- What are the pros and cons of the most common energy alternatives?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 7-8 | 13-15 years|
|CAPS subject||Life orientation|
|Subject strand||Health, social and environmental responsibility|
|Sub-topics||Environmental health issues (developing an environmental health programme within the school’s context)|
Ways of being kinder to the Earth
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).