Quick summary: In this activity students review their knowledge of the Earth, in particular the component of the Earth and how they relate to each other. The class works together in a brainstorming exercise that sees students create a series of questions about the Earth they would like answered.
- Students understand some of the components of the Earth and how they relate to each other.
Australian Curriculum content description:
Year 5 Science
- Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)
- Communicate ideas, explanations and processes in a variety of ways, including multi-modal texts (ACSIS093)
Year 5 Geography
- The environmental and human influences on the location and characteristics of a place and the management of spaces within them (ACHASSK113)
Topic: The Earth Wins
Time required: 60 mins
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – oversee brainstorming exercise
Resources required: Sticky notes, pens, computer, access to student worksheet (online or printed).
Digital technology opportunities: Digital sharing capabilities.
Homework and extension opportunities: This activity includes opportunities for extension.
Keywords: Earth, components, brainstorming.
This lesson was created in collaboration with Helifilms to support learning from the film.