MobileMuster Schools Competition - Designing for Sustainability Part 2

MobileMuster Schools Competition - Designing for Sustainability Part 2

Lesson 2 of 2 in this unit

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 8
  • Technology
  • Digital Technologies
  • Environmental
  • Sustainability
  • ...

Lesson Summary

This lesson is one of 3 lessons for Years 7 & 8, designed to support you and your students to produce quality behaviour change artwork for the MobileMuster Schools Competition, with the aim of encouraging the community to recycle more of their old and unused mobile phones. The 2023 MobileMuster Schools Competition is open, and the theme is ‘Inspiring Recycling Action’. For information about the Schools Competition, visit the MobileMuster website.

This is lesson 2 of the year 7 & 8 MobileMuster Schools Competition Unit.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • understand the barriers to mobile phone recycling
  • understand the role that emotion plays in behaviour.

Success criteria:

Students can...

  • apply Design Thinking processes.

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21st Century Skills

  • Communication
  • Global Citizenship
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Community Engagement
  • Reflection

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content descriptions - years 7 & 8 - Design and Technologies

Students will:

analyse how people in design and technologies occupations consider ethical and sustainability factors to design and produce products, services and environments (AC9TDE8K01).

analyse the impact of innovation and the development of technologies on designed solutions for global preferred futures (AC9TDE8K02).

General capabilities: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding

Syllabus outcomes: DT4-3, DT4-5, DT4-6

Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability.

Relevant parts of Year 7 & 8 achievement standards:

Students explain how people design, innovate and produce products, services and environments for preferred futures

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Additional Info

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium - guide students through design activities and monitor project progress.

This activity has been developed in partnership with MobileMuster. MobileMuster is the product stewardship program of the mobile phone industry and is accredited by the federal government. It is voluntarily funded by all of the major handset manufacturers and network carriers to provide a free mobile phone recycling program in Australia to the highest environmental standard. The program is committed to raising awareness and educating the community on why it is important to recycle.

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