Unit of Work: Improving the Environment

Topic: Improving the Environment
Lessons Available: 8
Age range: 7 – 11 years
Duration of each lesson: 1 hour (approx.)

Learning Intentions:

  • To discuss and identify where materials come from.
  • To categorise raw and manufactured materials.
  • To investigate what happens to our rubbish.
  • To examine how and why recycling is effective.
  • To gather first-hand information about disposal of rubbish and recycling.
  • To gather evidence about landfill or recycling centre sites.
  • To explore how and why people seek to manage and sustain their environment.
  • To collect and gather evidence about environmental problems in the local area.
  • To explore and suggest ways of improving the environmental condition of a local area.
  • To respond to a letter about the environment and to debate the issue of caring for the environment.

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Created: Mar 3, 2019

Updated: Mar 11, 2019

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