Future Sparks is a fun and empowering look at climate and a future with clean energy, aimed at 8 to 13 year olds.
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This resource links multiple curriculum learning areas and cross-curricular priorities such as; Science, Technologies and sustainability and involves and encourages students to work collaboratively and share views and opinions on real world issues. The site offers a variety of topics for students to explore such as future technology and greener energy sources. There is a section for teachers to access which makes explicit links to the Australian curriculum, resources and activities such as persuasive writing tasks on environmental issues. The information offered is accurate and up to date with opportunities to Skype experts available. This would additionally create an exciting and engaging opportunity for students to interact with a guest via an online environment.
This resource can be located through the direct link:http://futuresparks.org.au
This resource address the following areas from the Australian Curriculum: Technologies Scope and Sequence for Years 3 & 4 within 4.1, 4.6, 4.8, 4.9 and Year 5 & 6 with the areas 6.1, 6.6, 6.9 & 6.10. This site offers a wealth of videos, links to additional sites and access to chapters from approved school text books which can be downloaded for resource material. There are also tutorials on how to make your own videos and upload them to the site for their online competitions.