What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||4 x lesson plans|
3 x presentations
3 x teacher’s notes
1 x sample answer sheets
|Learner resources||2 x worksheets|
3 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||2 x practical activities|
1 x solution design activity
Module key questions
- What are some key areas of concern related to our sustainable use of Earth’s water resources?
- How do personal habits matter in terms of a larger ecology?
- What is the difference between physical and economic water scarcity?
- How do different populations around the world depend on, value, and interact with water?
- What impact have water-conservation designs had on local, regional, and global communities?
- Do people who have a lot of water resources have a responsibility to help those who do not?
- How can we use biomimicry and design thinking to identify innovative ways of using our water resources efficiently?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 9 – 10 | 14-16 years|
|Subject strand||Health and Environmental Responsibility |
Natural Resources and Conservation
|Sub-topics||Water Conservation |
Design thinking and innovation
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 to an appropriate United Nation Sustainable Development Goal(s).