What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
3 x presentations
3 x teacher’s notes
2 x supporting resources
|Learner resources||3 x worksheets|
3 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||n/a|
Model Key Questions
By the end of this module your learners should be able to answer the following questions:
- Why should we be concerned about what happens to our waste?
- Why is it important to think of wastes in terms of organic and inorganic?
- How important are our habits when thinking about waste management?
- How can sorting our wastes help us reduce the amount of waste we send to the landfill?
- What would happen if no one paid any attention to the waste they create and threw every bit of it away?
- How does keeping the 5Rs in mind give me a tool for managing my waste better?
- What actions can I take right away to apply the 5Rs?
- How can I share the 5Rs with other people?
- If everyone practices the 5Rs, what impact will those practices have on our community? the world?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 3-4 | 9-10 years|
|CAPS subject||Life skills|
|Subject strand||Beginning knowledge and personal and social well-being|
What happens to our waste?
Making compost & managing waste
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).