Whats included in this theme?
|Teacher resources||4 x lesson plans|
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
1 x facilitator guide
|Learner resources||12 x supporting resources|
1 x exemplar
2 x worksheets
1 x article
|Projects – experiments||1 x school waste audit|
Theme key questions
- What does it mean to say that there is no such thing as “away”?
- Why is e-waste such a big concern?
- What is compost, and how can we encourage society to compost more?
- What steps has your family taken or could your family take to better manage its waste?
- What could students, administrators, staff, teachers, and the community at large do to make waste management practices on campus more sustainable?
- Do you think students conducting a waste eco-audit can truly help improve the school?
- What skills and information can be learned from an eco-audit?
- Is it a valuable educational experience?
- What recommendations do you have for making waste management on campus more sustainable?
- To whom do you want to make those recommendations?
- What strategies will you use to communicate your messages?
- How can you work with other groups to strengthen your message?
- What has the eco-audit taught you about leadership and citizenship?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 10-11 | 15-17 years|
|CAPS subject||Life Orientation (most applicable)|
|Subject strand||Resource Use and Sustainability |
Health and Environmental Responsibility
|Sub-topics||Waste in my community / school|
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 Cambridgeand 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).