Quick summary: This tuning in activity 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.
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- Students explore marine debris.
- Students build their thinking and questioning skills.
Australian Curriculum content descriptions:
This lesson can be used with all relevant learning areas of the Australian Curriculum. Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.
Time needed: 20 minutes.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – allow students to explore the topic independently.
Resources required: Internet, laptops and earphones, Student Worksheet.
Key words: Marine debris, oceans, pollution, waste, impacts.