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Sustainability Unit of Work (Activities) and CDs

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The Sustainability units of work are based on the enquiry learning process. They incorporate a range of forms - including analysis, problem solving, discovery and creative activities – and can be used in the classroom and in the community. The units fit into a number of teaching styles and lend themselves to student directed learning.

There are two sets of units, designed for different age ranges, covering the following subjects.

Students ages 7 - 11: primary/elementary:

  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Waste and recycling
  • Air and pollution
  • Water
  • Biodiversity.

Students ages 9 - 13: upper primary/elementary and lower middle years:

  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Waste and recycling
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Agriculture and land management.

Content of an example unit (number of activities varies per unit):

  • Introduction - 8 activities
  • Scene Setters – 5 activities
  • Identify issues – 7 activities
  • Investigation – 2 activities
  • What can we do? – 3 activities
  • Let’s do it – 2 activities
  • Additional activities – 5

Each unit can be downloaded for US$8.95.

Overview of the units

An Overview of the units can be downloaded FREE OF CHARGE. The Overview will help you understand the depth and scope of the units and how best to use them in classroom planning.

Programs on CD

Two programs about Sustainability are available on CD:

Ollie's IslandOllie Saves the PlanetThese Programs have been developed as classroom resources, tools for community education and stand-alone entertainment to be used at home.

They contain activities, games and info-screens which can be navigated by students at their own pace, or as directed to take a specific path within a subject area.

Sustainability Unit List >>

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