- Case studied: Yes
- Proofreading priority: Done
- Date added: 9/27/2019
- Lesson topic: Science – climate change and how to prevent it and slow it down.
- Main subject: Science
- Related subjects:Math, ICT, Geography
- Duration in minutes: 90
- Age groups: Age 10, Age 11, Age 12
- Submitted by: Hanna Särkkä, Finland and Lísbet Patrisía Gísladóttir, Iceland.
- Information about climate change.
- Promoting students’ positive attitudes towards sustainable development.
- Personal means how to prevent climate change and/or slow it down.
Implemented digital tools:
Digital devices with internet connection, for example iPads needed.The app Padlet, the website https://yourplanyourplanet.sustainability.google/ and more apps for students to choose from to use in the project. Google search engine will be used as well.
Supported digital competence for student:
- Information and data literacy,
- Communication and collaboration,
- Digital content creation,
- Problem solving
Elaboration of the competences
Students read and discuss the resources.Communication and collaboration in class in pairs or in a small group. Students create digital content via iPads by using clips or camera.Problem solving will be done by students considering what consequences climate change and its prevention are going to have in the future and in students’ own lives.
Devices available with internet connection, for example iPads.The teacher needs to get familiar with the apps and the resources. Apps and accounts to students. A shared slides presentation.
- Brainstorming with Padlet app
- 1. What is climate change?
- 2. What can you personally do to prevent or to slow it down?
- Discussion in class about the outcomes of these brainstorms. Why is climate change such a serious problem?
Students study the website https://yourplanyourplanet.sustainability.google/ A translator into English may be needed.Task for students: produce an idea of your own how to prevent or slow down climate change. Present the idea by using clips or another app you choose.Share it in a shared slides presentation which the teacher has already prepared beforehand. Conclusion:
The students present their products. Positive feedback for the student from fellow students and the teacher(s). If there is something incorrect the teacher discusses it with the student. Teacher(s) and the groups can also comment in the slides.