Seal the Loop - A world of water game

Seal the Loop - A world of water game

Lesson 2 of 5 in this unit

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Year 5 - 8
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Oceans
  • ...

Lesson summary

In this tuning in game, students will take turns to point to places on a world map while blindfolded. The teacher records whether water or land was pointed to and students will discuss whether more land or water was identified overall.

Learning intentions:

Students will...

  • recognise that there is more water on Earth than land (about 70% of the Earth is covered in water).

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Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Australian Curriculum content descriptions:

This lesson can be used with all relevant learning areas of the Australian Curriculum. Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.

Time required: 40 minutes

Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium – oversee activity, record responses and facilitate discussion.

Resources required

  • World map pinned to wall
  • Blindfold
  • Board to record student responses

Additional info

Following this lesson plan is an ideal way for your school to introduce Zoos Victoria’s Seal the Loop program. You’ll be joining other amazing teachers in making a difference and creating positive environmental change. Go to Zoo Education Online to find further support for you to help you develop your own Seal the Loop program.

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