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 recognise that there are many ways of seeing the relationship between humans and the environment.
- Students understand that humans have had a significant impact on our oceans.
- Students build their thinking and questioning skills.
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.1., OI.2.
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
Year 7 Geography
The way that flows of water connects places as it moves through the environment and the way this affects places (ACHGK038)
Syllabus Outcomes: GE4-1.
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – allow students to explore the topic independently.
Resources required: Internet, laptops and earphones, Student Worksheet.
Key words: Water, oceans, humans, nature.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.