Sustaining Our World Unit Plan

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Sustaining Our World Unit Plan

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10 x Lessons | This unit is suitable for Grade: 4

This Geography unit addresses concepts surrounding the sustainable use and management of natural resources.

It consists of 10 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.

 Lessons

Lesson 1 60 minutes

What Are Natural Resources?

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify some natural resources and where they come from.

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Lesson 2 60 minutes

Natural Resource Use in the 21st Century

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore how humans use natural resources and raw materials in the present day.

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Lesson 3 60 minutes

Sustainability - Ask the Experts

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' views about sustainability.

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Lesson 4 60 minutes

Adapting to Country/Place

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' ways of living were adapted to the resources of their Country/Place.

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Lesson 5 60 minutes

Overuse of Water

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the effects and potential consequences of water overuse.

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Lesson 6 60 minutes

Overfishing

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the effects and potential consequences of overfishing.

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Lesson 7 60 minutes

Deforestation

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore the effects and potential consequences of deforestation.

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Lesson 8 60 minutes

Sustainable Water Use

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate how water may be used in a more sustainable manner.

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Lesson 9 60 minutes

Sustainable Fishing

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate sustainable fishing practices.

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Lesson 10 60 minutes

Sustainable Forestry

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A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate sustainable forestry practices.

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Lesson 11 (Assessment) 60 minutes

How Much Waste Do We Throw Away?

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An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will apply waste management strategies to reduce classroom waste.

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