Students’ age range: 10-12
Topic: Energy use and conservation
Description: Ask students to define what energy is and record responses on a concept map
Ask students to give examples from everyday life of how that power is used and record responses.
Introduce the topic of renewable energy. And ask students to give a definition of the term ‘renewable’ and record the suggestions given. Define what energy is and give examples from everyday life of how energy is used.Give a definition for the word renewable. Ask students to fill out the K and W sections on a K-W-L chart about energy use and conservation.
Question students to aid in clarification of task. Fill out the K and W sections on a K-W-L chart about energy use and conservation
Respond to questions asked.Make the following statement: “ Scientists have noted that several years ago the earth was not as hot as it is today.”
Ask students to state why they think this may be so. Introduce students to global warming by showing the following video //www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqxMzKLYrZ4
Facilitate a discussion based on the video. Refer to Learn and Save booklet and ask students to suggest ways of making a difference in saving energy.Respond to question about the hotness of the earth. Watch the video then participate in the discussion.
Explain to students the need to créate a project at the end of the unit so as to sensitize persons about energy conservation.
Outline project to students then ask them to form groups Discuss project requirements with teacher.
Take notes of project information
Provide ways of making a difference in saving energy by referring to booklet.