Quick summary: After taking part in Schools Clean Up Day, students will be familiar with how rubbish can pile up in the school and community. Students will be given an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have gathered during the previous lessons. Students will develop and implement solutions to the problem of mounting rubbish and reducing their environmental footprint. Students will be inspired to think critically about their own community.
Following this lesson plan is an ideal way for your school to take part in Schools Clean Up Day. You’ll be joining thousands of amazing teachers in making a difference and creating positive environmental change.
Australian Curriculum content description: This project based learning activity can be aligned with all learning areas and year levels of the Australian Curriculum.
Time required: teacher’s discretion.
Resources required: Camera, iPads, wood, paint, sticky tape, craft material.
Homework and extension opportunities: Get the students to present their finished projects to the School Council.
Keywords: Clean up, projects, environment.
Safety: Ask students to be mindful of safety requirements and school rules.
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