National Recycling Week - Recycling and Waste Reduction

National Recycling Week - Recycling and Waste Reduction

  • Primary
  • Foundation
  • Year 1 - 6
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Technology
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • ...

This unit aims to educate students about recycling and waste reduction by providing a range of engaging activities that focus on various aspects of the topic. Students will learn about the Australasian Recycling Labels and their purpose, the environmental benefits of recycling mobile phones and printer cartridges, and the recycling loop for various products. They will also explore the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources, conduct surveys on waste management, and develop plans for improving waste management systems. Throughout the unit, students will engage in a range of activities including physical games, memory games, informative and persuasive writing tasks, creative writing tasks, dance and mime performances, and video creation tasks. The unit is designed for students in years 3 and 4 and meets selected Australian Curriculum outcomes for the subject of Design and Technologies.

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Thought-provoking lessons featuring questions and activities designed to stimulate students' interest.

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Explicit instruction on the topic, increasing in complexity and breadth of knowledge.

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Contextualising knowledge and inspiring students through real-world examples. These lessons feature stories of inspirational people and organisations making a difference to help bring the learning to life.

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