Clean Up Australia - Flipped Classroom - Tuning Into Waste

Clean Up Australia - Flipped Classroom - Tuning Into Waste

Lesson 2 of 13 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Foundation
  • Year 1 - 10
  • Science
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • ...

Lesson summary

This lesson is designed for a flipped classroom, where students learn new content by watching a video in their own time. This strategy provides the opportunity for students to build their knowledge, attitudes and values by themselves, thereby freeing up class time for hands-on work.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • explore a range of waste issues
  • build their thinking and questioning skills.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • work independently to think critically and respond to a series of questions.

Lesson guides and printables

Lesson Plan
Student Worksheet

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Australian curriculum content description: 
This lesson can be aligned with a variety of learning areas and year levels.

General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking.

Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.3, OI.8.

Time needed: 20 minutes.

Level of teacher scaffolding: Low – allow students to explore the topic independently.

Resources required


This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • critical thinking
  • problem solving

Additional info

Following this lesson plan is an ideal way for your school to take part in Schools Clean Up Day or a Clean Up on any day of the year. You’ll be joining thousands of amazing teachers in making a difference and creating positive environmental change.

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