When Dujuan cannot run nor fight alone, he faces the history that runs straight into him and realises that not only has he inherited the trauma and dispossession of his land, but also the resilience and resistance of many generations of his people.
This lesson enables teachers to guide students through some real data sets that reflect consumer recycling behaviour statistics. They will note trends in the recycling of printer cartridges in Australia, using data gathered by the organisation, Cartridges 4 Planet Ark. Activities include working with tabulated data and drawing conclusions. This lesson meets selected Australian Curriculum […]
Students will explore issues associated with the disposal of mobile phones and other digital devices. They will then consider how the practices of a circular economy could be applied as a way to resolve or reduce the impact of these issues. The lesson concludes with students creating a poster to encourage others to dispose of […]
Students design a survey of school waste bins (rubbish, recycling and composting) that estimates volumes of waste before and after lunch and estimate the percentage of contamination. They calculate the area the bins service by breaking up the area into squares and triangles.
Students investigate the resources used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for tens of thousands of years. They compare their resource use with what we consume today. Students extrapolate and compare the impact on our environment.
In this activity, students investigate the meanings of renewable and non-renewable resources and look at the role of recycling for these resources. As a class, students create a survey to find out what ideas for improving the school’s waste management system other students and staff have for your school. Finally, students should create a plan […]
This lesson is an opportunity for students to extend their knowledge and understanding about the environmental benefits of recycling mobile phones and printer cartridges. Students will work in small groups to prepare questions for their own “Recycle Rescue Trivia Quiz”. By creating their own quiz game, students will have the opportunity to work co-operatively, practice […]
Students will use a MobileMuster video to stimulate discussion about the benefits of recycling. Students will then complete a creative narrative writing task based on stimulus material which includes reference to mobile phones, printer cartridges and recycling bins. This writing task provides students with an opportunity to be imaginative and to further develop their own […]
Students begin creating their school biodiversity trail. Working in groups, students identify potential trail sites and work as a class to select a site based on parameters defined by the students themselves. In the following class, students visit this site to create a school biodiversity trail, recording key features, identifying some of the plants and […]
Students complete a biodiversity survey of their school’s compost bins. They then collect data to determine how successful their school’s green waste is operating. Students make recommendations to their school community on improvements to the school’s composting system.