Quick summary: This lesson is designed for a flipped classroom, where students learn new content by watching a video in their own time. This strategy provides the opportunity for students to build their knowledge, attitudes and values by themselves, thereby freeing up class time for hands-on work.
Following this lesson plan is an ideal way for your school to take part in Schools Clean Up Day or a Clean Up on any day of the year. You’ll be joining thousands of amazing teachers in making a difference and creating positive environmental change.
- Students explore a range of waste issues
- Students build their thinking and questioning skills.
21st century skills:
Australian Curriculum Mapping
Content description: This lesson can be aligned with a variety of learning areas and year levels.
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.3, OI.8.
Topic: Clean Up, Waste.
Time needed: 20 minutes.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – allow students to explore the topic independently.
- Devices with internet access
- One copy of the Student Worksheet for each student.
Key words: Waste, Clean Up Australia Day, Litter.
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