Your Sustainable Smartphone (home learning)

Your Sustainable Smartphone (home learning)

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • The Arts
  • Environmental
  • Sustainability
  • Economic
  • Design Thinking
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • ...

Lesson summary

Imagine you are the next Steve Jobs. You are working on a sustainable smartphone design that is going to change the world. First, you’ll research what’s already out there (to get a look-in on the competitors), then you’ll work on your own design. 

Lesson guides and printables

Student Worksheet

Curriculum mapping

Curriculum codes:

Year 5: 

Year 6: 

Ideal for: Upper Primary Ages 10 – 12


  • investigate
  • be creative

Time required: 40 minutes 

Curriculum connections: Science, English, Visual Arts, Humanities, LiteracyPersonal and Social CapabilityEthical UnderstandingSustainability

Resources required

  • Art supplies: coloured pencils, pens, paint, coloured paper, glue, scissors
  • White paper
  • Writing pen or pencil

Additional info

Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.

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