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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. Bright Sparks – We Take, We Make, We Use – Maths – Years 7 & 8
    Bright Sparks – We Take, We Make, We Use – Maths – Years 7 & 8
  2. Bright Sparks – Football Fields Of Paper – Maths – Years 7 & 8
    Bright Sparks – Football Fields Of Paper – Maths – Years 7 & 8
  3. Bright Sparks – Waste To Energy – Maths – Years 7 to 9
    Bright Sparks – Waste To Energy – Maths – Years 7 to 9
  4. Bright Sparks – Aerosol Assault – Maths – Year 9
    Bright Sparks – Aerosol Assault – Maths – Year 9
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  9. Bright Sparks – Shiny Innovation – Maths – Years 7 to 10
    Bright Sparks – Shiny Innovation – Maths – Years 7 to 10
  10. Bright Sparks – To Bin Or Not To Bin – Maths – Years 7 to 10
    Bright Sparks – To Bin Or Not To Bin – Maths – Years 7 to 10
  11. Bright Sparks – Recyclables In The Rubbish? – Maths – Years 7 to 10
    Bright Sparks – Recyclables In The Rubbish? – Maths – Years 7 to 10
  12. Bright Sparks – Drastic Plastic Usage – Maths – Years 7 to 10
    Bright Sparks – Drastic Plastic Usage – Maths – Years 7 to 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. Bright Sparks – Towards Zero Waste – Social Action – Years 7 to 10
    Bright Sparks – Towards Zero Waste – Social Action – Years 7 to 10