What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||3 x lesson plans|
2 x presentations
2 x teacher’s notes
1 x rubric
|Learner resources||1 x worksheet|
4 x supporting resources
|Projects – experiments||1 x presentation task |
1 x activity
Module key questions
- What are some common issues related to waste management?
- What are some potential solutions to waste management problems?
- What waste management solution do you think would be best for your community?
- Why is electronic waste a particularly difficult waste problem?
- What can you do to help reduce your contribution to e-waste?
- What are some of the risks associated with using nuclear energy?
- Do you think the positive benefits of using nuclear power to create electricity outweigh the risks?
- What are some actions you could take to reduce your dependence on fossil fuels or nuclear energy?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 5 – 6 | 10-12 years|
|Term||3 (Grade 5)|
|CAPS subject||Life Orientation|
|Subject strand||Health and Environmental Responsibility|
|Sub-topics||Healthy environment and personal health|
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).