What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||8 x lesson plans|
3 x presentations
3 x presentation notes
|Learner resources||1 x workbook|
|Projects – experiments||Project: Waste Campaign|
Module key questions
- What resources do we rely on and what does sustainable use of our resources look like?
- What impact do my consumption habits and actions have on our resources?
- What is E-waste and what are the impacts of mismanaged E-waste?
- Can you think of a local area that has experienced waste mismanagement issues?
- What is the broad waste-related problem you and your group are focusing on?
- Where exactly is this broad problem realised? Or where is it at its worst?
- Who is involved in the issues?
- What environmental, economic or social issues does your waste challenge pose?
- What local solutions to your waste problem exist in your community?
- What is the message of your campaign?
- What solutions, both big and small, is your waste campaign offering?
- How are you strategising to catch the attention of your target audience?
- How can I best use the feedback received in a constructive manner in making the necessary and correct modifications to my project?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 6 | 11-12 years|
|CAPS subject||Life orientation/geography|
|Theme||Resource use and sustainability|
|Sub-topics||Resource use |
Sustainable use of resources
Different types of resources
Waste management and mismanagement
Waste solutions and innovations
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).