Hydro Tasmania - Water games

Hydro Tasmania - Water games

Lesson 10 of 15 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 4
  • The Arts
  • Environmental
  • Citizen Science
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
  • ...

Lesson summary

Students engage in a whole-class exercise/game that explores the topic of water, then use a stimulus text to create an exercise exploring the topic of water. In ensuing lessons, the class can participate in some of the exercises that are devised.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • engage in whole-class exercises and activities
  • respond to a stimulus text to devise a practical exercise
  • engage in group collaboration
  • reflect on their own and others’ participation in logbook entries.

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Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Australian curriculum content descriptions: 

Year 3 & 4 Drama:

  • Use voice, body, movement and language to sustain role and relationships and create dramatic action with a sense of time and place (ACADRM032).
  • Shape and perform dramatic action using narrative structures and tension in devised and scripted drama, including exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drama (ACADRM033).

Syllabus Outcomes: DRAS2.2, DRAS2.3

Time required: 60 mins.

Level of teacher scaffolding: High – oversee sample game, assist students with creating and testing games, facilitate discussion.

Resources required

  • Sample Game Worksheet  (the Animal Race Cards should be cut up and placed in a hat/bag)
  • Student Worksheet (one copy per student OR computers/tablets to access the online worksheet)

Additional info

This lesson has been developed in partnership with  
Hydro Tasmania.

Hydro Tasmania has been at the forefront of clean energy innovation for one hundred years. It is Australia’s largest producer of clean energy – generating hydro and wind power – and the largest water manager. Hydro Tasmania has 55 major dams, operates 30 hydropower stations and has built some of Australia’s largest wind farms.

Hydro Tasmania also sells energy in the National Electricity Market through its retail business Momentum Energy, and sells its expertise internationally through its consulting business Entura.

Visit the Hydro Tasmania website to learn how the business is working towards Australia’s clean energy future.

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