All Lit Up!

All Lit Up!

Lesson 5 of 18 in this unit

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  • Year 1 - 2
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Lesson summary

Students collect data completing a spot audit on all the lights that are on in their classroom and the school.

Learning Goals:

  • data collection can help find out if electricity is being wasted in the school.

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Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

Year 1 Mathematics:

  • Represent data with objects and drawings where one object or drawing represents one data value. Describe the displays (ACMSP263)

Year 1 Science:

  • People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE022)

Year 1 English:

  • Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)

Year 2 Mathematics:

Year 2 Science:

  • Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways (ACSSU032)

Year 2 English:

  • Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others’ ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)

Syllabus Outcomes: ST1-11LW, ST1-9ESEN1-1AMA1‑1WM, MA1‑2WM, MA1‑3WM, MA1-17SP.

Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor/Outdoor

Time required: 45 mins

Level of teacher scaffolding: Lead the students in a preliminary discussion around energy use. Take the students on a walk around the school looking for lights, including in staff only rooms.

Resources required

  • Digital projector if available
  • Print out of Student Worksheet
  • Clipboards and pencils or portable tablet

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