This unit has been developed in partnership with Visy. For over 70 years Visy has been committed to finding sustainable solutions for Australia’s recyclables and helping to reduce local landfills. Visy collects, receives and sorts paper, cardboard, glass, plastics, steel and aluminium from households, businesses and schools with the purpose of re... Read more »

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. Visy Education – Bottled a Better Way – Science – Years 7 & 8
    Visy Education – Bottled a Better Way – Science – Years 7 & 8
  2. Visy Education – Using Energy to Recycle – Science – Year 8
    Visy Education – Using Energy to Recycle – Science – Year 8
  3. Visy Education – The Physics of Recycling – Year 7
    Visy Education – The Physics of Recycling – Year 7

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. Visy Education – Towards Zero Waste – Social Action – Years 7 to 10
    Visy Education – Towards Zero Waste – Social Action – Years 7 to 10