The Naturale Schools Recycle Right Challenge is an initiative of Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week. Schools can participate in the Challenge from the 3rd October to the 11th November. Cool Australia has collaborated with Planet Ark, and MobileMuster to create a suite of free to access, online lessons that are aligned with the Australian Curri... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. National Recycling Week: Flipped classroom – TED Talk ‘less stuff, more happiness?’
    National Recycling Week: Flipped classroom – TED Talk ‘less stuff, more happiness?’

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. National Recycling Week – Closing the Paper Recycling Loop – NAPLAN Style Persuasive Writing Practice – Years 9 & 10
    National Recycling Week – Closing the Paper Recycling Loop – NAPLAN Style Persuasive Writing Practice – Years 9 & 10
  2. National Recycling Week: The Sustainable Smartphone
    National Recycling Week: The Sustainable Smartphone
  3. National Recycling Week: Rethinking advertising
    National Recycling Week: Rethinking advertising
  4. National Recycling Week: Garbage Gallery
    National Recycling Week: Garbage Gallery
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  9. National Recycling Week: Using Maths to reduce contamination – Year 9
    National Recycling Week: Using Maths to reduce contamination – Year 9
  10. National Recycling Week: Properties of beverage containers – Year 9
    National Recycling Week: Properties of beverage containers – Year 9
  11. National Recycling Week: Time for Pi – Year 9
    National Recycling Week: Time for Pi – Year 9
  12. National Recycling Week – Adopt an element – Year 10
    National Recycling Week – Adopt an element – Year 10
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  17. Product Stewardship – Year 9 & 10
    Product Stewardship – Year 9 & 10
  18. Waste to Art – Year 9 & 10
    Waste to Art – Year 9 & 10
  19. Mobile phone recycling – Year 9 & 10
    Mobile phone recycling – Year 9 & 10

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. National Recycling Week – Collaborative Consumption Project – Secondary
    National Recycling Week – Collaborative Consumption Project – Secondary