Activity Introduction

bike-sun-heroCharacter-holding-icon_EnergyQuick summary: This activity has been designed to give all members of staff at the school the opportunity to participate in the transport audit process. In this audit, staff members are asked to share the distance that they have to travel to school.

This lesson can be used when working on the Energy Module of ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic Certification.

Resources required: Staff, worksheet (optional).

Keywords: Transport, energy, school, staff.

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Worksheets

Teacher Worksheet

people-heroPreparation:

Overarching learning goals: This activity has been designed to give all members of staff at the school the opportunity to participate in the transport audit process. In this audit, staff members are asked to share the distance that they have to travel to school. This activity is a great way to get whole school involvement around issues of sustainability.

Content information: This video supports the image listed featured below. However, this video is only available on Youtube so may not be accessible at your school.

Hot tips: This activity can be completed during a staff meeting. It will require about 10-15 minutes.

Organisation:

Step 1. Ask participants to look at this Canberra-based re-enactment of a (sort of famous) picture that illustrates the value of public transport (also available on the worksheet). Discuss with staff the intended message behind this message and it's success in achieving its message.

Canberra Transport Photo_x4_1600px_logo

Step 2. Once discussion is complete, explain to staff th

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Student Worksheet

Thought starter: Did you know that each bus trip has the potential to take around 50 cars off the road?

Step 1. Look at this Canberra-based re-enactment of a (sort of famous) picture that illustrates the value of public transport. Discuss with staff the intended message behind this message and it's success in achieving its message.

Canberra Transport Photo_x4_1600px_logo

Step 2. Surveying staff transport use

Use this table to record information about staff transport (optional). Focus on one way only for this activity. 

Name (optional)

Home suburb

Transport type

Total distance travelled per day (One way)

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

Totals

Car

Total number of people who drive to school

Total kms of people who drive to school

Average distance travelled of peop

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