The lessons in this unit have been developed in partnership with Planet Ark. Planet Ark was established in 1992 and has grown to become one of Australia’s most respected and trusted environmental organisations. Planet Ark runs several successful national campaigns that Cool Australia has created resources for: National Recycling Week R... 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. National Recycling Week: Is That Rubbish? – Year 7
    National Recycling Week: Is That Rubbish? – Year 7
  2. National Recycling Week: Recycling in Australia – Year 7
    National Recycling Week: Recycling in Australia – Year 7
  3. National Recycling Week: What’s In The Bin today? – Year 8
    National Recycling Week: What’s In The Bin today? – Year 8
  4. National Recycling Week: Working With Data Tables – Year 7 & 8
    National Recycling Week: Working With Data Tables – Year 7 & 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. National Recycling Week – Collaborative Consumption Project – Secondary
    National Recycling Week – Collaborative Consumption Project – Secondary