Be safe with waste

Be safe with waste

Lesson 2 of 11 in this unit

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • English
  • Science
  • ...

Lesson summary

Students develop a safety code for learning about solid waste.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • recognise that there are some hazards in learning about waste
  • understand that they can be safe with waste if they follow some simple rules.

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Curriculum mapping

Australian Curriculum content description:

Year 9 Science:

  • Plan, select and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data; assess risk and address ethical issues associated with these methods (ACSIS165)

Year 10 Science:

  • Plan, select and use appropriate investigation methods, including field work and laboratory experimentation, to collect reliable data; assess risk and address ethical issues associated with these methods (ACSIS199)

Syllabus OutcomesSC5-5WS, SC5-6WS

Time required: 48 mins

Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – lead the activity.

Resources required

  • Paper and pens

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