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.
- Students understand the basic principles of climate change, including some of the causes and consequences.
- Students build their thinking and questioning skills.
General capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.1.
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
Year 10 Science
- Global systems, including the carbon cycle, rely on interactions involving the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere (ACSSU189)
Time needed: 30 mins
Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – allow students to explore the topic independently.
Resources required: Internet, laptops and earphones, Student Worksheet.
Key words: Climate change.
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