Quick summary: 2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW! Director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. ... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. 2040 – Tuning In To The Documentary – Years 7–10
    2040 – Tuning In To The Documentary – Years 7–10

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. 2040 – Doughnut Economics Case Studies – Economics – Years 9 & 10
    2040 – Doughnut Economics Case Studies – Economics – Years 9 & 10
  2. 2040 – Comparing Economic Models – Economics – Years 9 & 10
    2040 – Comparing Economic Models – Economics – Years 9 & 10

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. 2040 – A 2040 Vision For Your Community – Years 7-10
    2040 – A 2040 Vision For Your Community – Years 7-10