This unit contains six lessons for Years 3-8 and is designed to support you and your students to produce quality films for the MobileMuster Film Competition. The theme for this years' competition is: "Use it or recycle it." Films should aim to encourage the community to recycle their old or unused mobile phones. The environmental benefits gained... 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. MobileMuster Film Competition – Changing Behaviour – Years 5 & 6
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Changing Behaviour – Years 5 & 6
  2. MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing for Sustainability 1 – Years 7 & 8
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing for Sustainability 1 – Years 7 & 8

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. MobileMuster Film Competition – Interviews On Recycling – Years 3 & 4
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Interviews On Recycling – Years 3 & 4
  2. MobileMuster Film Competition – Film-making Toolkit – Years 3-8
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Film-making Toolkit – Years 3-8

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. MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing For Film – Years 3-6
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing For Film – Years 3-6
  2. MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing for Sustainability 2 – Years 7 & 8
    MobileMuster Film Competition – Designing for Sustainability 2 – Years 7 & 8