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Future Sparks

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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.

 

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Future Shots

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This short film was created for Future Shots – the 2009 Sustainability Film Challenge for Young Victorians. Using still photography and voice-over, the film provides an overview of all the sustainability features and practices at Bentleigh West Primary School. The film was accessed through the learning network Scootle and is hosted by the Future Shots website, which also has a variety of additional short films created by students and schools pertaining to sustainability and encompassing technology. This film can be accessed through the direct link: 

http://www.futureshots.net.au/?watchvideos&id=22&quality=high&nbsp

and additional resources can be accessed through navigating the site's menu.

 

I found this site particularly relevant to sustainability through the Technologies curriculum as the material was relevant, accurate and appropriate for the primary Year levels 3-6. Students had made clear links between their own school site through investigation, documentation and presentation throughout the film in a clear sequenced format. Students explore the concept of sustainability and address concepts and ideas for creating a technological device that uses sustainable energy, subsequently following this up with an evaluation process. Terminology throughout the film is relevant, consistent and age appropriate.

 

This film addresses the Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies scope and sequence for Year 3 & 4 within 4.2, 4.5, 4.6 and 4.7; and Years 5 & 6 within 6.2, 6.6, 6.7 and 6.8. This resource additionally addressed key learning areas within the Arts and general capabilities of ICT's.

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Amy Jones's comment, June 1, 2014 6:31 AM
This is great! If only all schools could implement these things! Not only does a sustainable school help the environment, but the students are gaining valuable knowledge as they utilise different aspects relating to recycling and saving energy!
Danielle Flower's comment, June 2, 2014 11:03 PM
Thanks for your comment Amy ! I definitely agree, this is a terrific project and involves the students in all year levels.
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A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Guide on Teaching Students about Digital Footprint ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Sustainability and Technology for Primary Educators - A collection of resources to assist educators introduce sustainability through the Technologies Curriculum. | Scoop.it
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An engaging , current and informative website , students are introduced to the importance of 'what is a Digital Footprint' and 'how they are created in an age of technology, change and information'. This site offers an accurate sequenced selection of videos and teaching activities with a clear content focus. With a logical development of ideas, teachers are able to scaffold new information,  build on prior knowledge and develop new knowledges from the known to the unknown. Students are initially stimulated with videos and animations as they consider their own Digital Footprints before they begin exploring where they sit in the digital world. The site offers additional resources and linked sites for teachers to build on within the lesson using programs such as https://pipl.com to search students' digital trail. This resource can found at: 

 

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/04/a-great-guide-on-teaching-students.html

 and is well worth visiting as part of integrating into the year 5 & 6 teaching program.

 

This resource was created by Med  Kharbach and links with the year 5 & 6  Design & Technologies scope and sequence

6.1 Investigate how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations including sustainability in the design of products, services, and environments and for current and future use;

Digital Technologies scope and sequence

6.9 Manage the creation and communication of ideas and information including online collaborative projects, applying agreed ethical, social and technical protocols. 

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Corinne Roberts's comment, May 29, 2014 10:28 PM
I think this is an extremely important lesson which should be taught within EVERY classroom! While we teach student HOW to use digital technology, we rarely teach them about the other aspects of digital technology like their digital footprint, cyber safety, how to use search skills effectively and even what to click on and what not to click on. Great find!
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DIY Audit Kit

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The Do-It-Yourself Audit Kit is designed to be used by sites with less than 100 students, or for use by individual classes. The kit is available for loan from the WOW team at KESAB environmental...
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This site offers a series of units and lessons created by the SA government with three main resources: Early Years (F-2), Middle Primary (3-5) and Middle School (6-9).

 

This website offers additional information such as do it yourself audit kits for waste management, E-waste systems resources and animated videos on recycling which are located at:

http://www.zerowaste.sa.gov.au/resource-centre/recycle-right-education-resources

Although some of the terms regarding the Recycling campaign directly pertain to South Australia, the key messages are relevant to primary students nationally regarding sustainability, waste reduction and recycling. The website offers a newsletter for current information and has linked sites and references for additional educators information. This website connects with the Design and Technologies Curriculum scope and sequence Years F-2 with the areas 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9 ; Years 3 & 4 within the areas 4.1, 4.4, 4.8, 4.9 and Year 5 & 6 within the areas 6.1, 6.4, 6.8, 6.10.

 

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Teachers | CSIRO

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CSIRO's teacher resources provide inspiration for teachers and new ideas for the classroom. Our programs include teacher workshops, classroom activities and resource materials.
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This website offers a variety of educator resources ranging from classroom experiments, additional academic readings, access to the Carbon Kids program and direct access to Scope a science based educational television program for kids. Scope introduces scientific concepts through exploring everyday phenomena for primary school aged students. In the episode accessed through the below link, Dr Rob Bell and his team investigate the power of plants, what they need to grow and their importance in the wider community and environment. The program discusses the wider uses of plants with regard to animals and medicine. 

http://tenplay.com.au/channel-eleven/scope/episode-details/plant-power

This program connects to the Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies scope and sequence for Years F-2 within 2.3, Year 3 & 4 within 4.3 and Years 5 & 6 within 6.3, 6.4. When building this resource into a unit or lesson I believe it is important for students to consider the technologies which have been applied and used throughout each of the processes of plant growth, preservation or production. This enables students to look further into issues of sustainability of the resources (plants) and the processing and growth of these materials for purpose and can thus further address more components of the curriculum such as 2.1, 4.1 and 6.1.

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Corinne Owen's comment, May 30, 2014 2:03 AM
I will definitely be checking this site out Danielle. Great scoop
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Curriculum Materials - Cool Australia

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Teachers will find complete curriculum units and additional learning activities on sustainability themed topics. Each year level has its own unique curriculum package for each topic. We have combined: Australian Curriculum – Science, Maths, English and Geography The curriculum needs of Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI) A model of inquiry learning Developed a progressively more …
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Interesting, exciting and informative this website (http://coolaustralia.org/curriculum-materials/#body-wrapper) offers a wide variety of resources such as fact sheets, videos, articles, worksheets and news reports which are easily categorised into year level bans from Early Years to Year 10 and linked to the Australian Curriculum.  Started by Jason Kimberley in 2008, The Cool Australia Website is a Not for Profit Organisation which operates the 'Cool School' online program integrating core curriculum subjects such as Science, Maths and English to inform students about sustainability and the environment. The website is well designed to enable ease of Teacher and Student access to resources and hosts a Digital Toolbox, in addition to informative units enabling students to critically think about issues such as climate change and water usage. One such activity allows students to design their own water label as they undertake research to consider the related social, economic  and environmental costs. This activity in conjunction with digital resources from Foundation year on 'Waste' provide younger students an opportunity to investigate, generate and evaluate using Design and Technology skills.

 

Although many of the units are aimed at years 5&6, the unit 'Energy Grade' for example, with some modification and combining of student's resources and hands on materials could also be used for students to investigate sustainability and the effects on society for younger years. Content descriptors aligning to the 'Designing a water label' activity could correlate with 2.1, 4.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.6, 2.8 and 4.8  for students Prep - 3.  The subsequent unit on Energy could potentially link to 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.7.

Subscription to a weekly newsletters is free and the site operates in alignment with  Government and National programs such as 'Fighting Extinction Challenge ' and 'Earth Hour' .

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Vivien Clark's comment, March 29, 2014 7:27 PM
Great Australian resource Danielle, the life cycle of bottled water is definitely something that all students can relate to as there are so many now in our environment.
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Recycling

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Did you know that Australia is the second biggest producer of rubbish in the world? It's not a great record to have! Every year each Australian throws out almost 700 kilos of stuff and a lot of that ends up in landfill where it can take hundreds of years to break down. But it doesn't have to be that way if you change the way you think about it. Here's Sarah.
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The ABC series Behind the News produces educational news reports for school aged students which are informative and current. This report on recycling goes behind the scenes of a recycling depot to show what happens to all the rubbish we throw out. The report illustrates clear concepts and uses terms and vocabulary which are appropriate to primary school aged students, making it engaging and interesting to watch. In an interview style with students at a school, this report is relevant and shows concepts of recycling and sorting rubbish in a real world context. This episode can be located at:

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3507210.htm

Since this episode discusses uses of recycled waste and considers the machinery used in the recycling process this report from Behind the News would address aspects from the Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies scope and sequence Years F-2 within 2.1, 2.5, 2.9 and Years 3 & 4 within 4.1, 4.8, 4.9. 

I believe this episode of Behind the News could be integrated into a unit of sustainability as provocation for students to design a lunch box out of recycled materials in the early years F-2; and for Years 3 &4 to design a recycled desk organiser with 5 compartments which has a flat base. This episode could be used to assist students in sorting their materials, to understand the recycling process and also know what constitutes a recyclable material.

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Corinne Roberts's comment, May 29, 2014 10:34 PM
I have learnt that recycling is an issue that students really engage with- so well done on finding this for your curation. I once had my grade 2's collecting recycled materials from bins after lunch (using appropriate safety equipment of course) and washing them out. We then spent an afternoon cutting them all apart and created a 3 metre long recycled materials collage for the art show. They were so engaged with the recycling issue that I had parents coming to me explaining that the recycling 'monsters' had taken it to another level at home!
Jake Cumner's comment, June 4, 2014 8:09 AM
BTN is a great resource to use for any part of the curriculum. Recycling is a great topic for students to engage in as it is something that they can do straight away to make a difference. I have seen first hand students great units where students design and promote recycling within their school. Thanks for sharing.
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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Kids Pages - Swirled World! and Make a Sundial

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What better way to keep students interested and engaged than to have them make models themselves! This site by the National Institute of Environmental Health has two fantastic activities which are simple and easy. These activities illustrate: 1) the way our Earth's environment is affected by natural and man-made disasters and 2) How to tell the time using a sundial.

 

Both of these activities require the students to design and test their experiment or model and observe the results, enabling them to evaluate their findings and critique the steps they took along the way.

The first activity requires students to simulate the world and manmade disasters such as pollution through mixing liquids. I believe this activity would be a terrific stimulus for students to investigate reasons as to why pollution is such a problem in the world and what are the technological advances which have played a role in this?

This activity addresses the Design and Technologies curriculum scope and sequence years 3 & 4 within 4.1, 4.2, 4.4.

 

The second activity involves students utilising everyday materials to design and make a sundial to tell the time. Since this activity involves explicit instructions in the design it is more suited to early primary students. Through utilising recycled materials or an additional activity of making recycled paper as part of the sundial design, this activity could be incorporated into middle primary lessons and the exploration of further issues related to using materials to design for a purpose included. Students could then examine how suitable their designs are for society and their durability.

This activity addresses the Design and Technologies curriculum scope and sequence Years F-2 within 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, and possibly Years 3 & 4 within 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8.

 

These activities can be located at:

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/explore/nworld/earth2_swirled_world.htm

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eco-innovators-2012

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Eco Innovators is an award winning innovation and design firm using life cycle thinking, eco-design, service and experience design to help organisations in gove
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It's a Myth busting APP!  WOW I have downloaded this app myself and found it to be great! Interactive, stimulating, accurate and fun - Currently you can download the game for FREE and it is easy to access and easy to operate. Gamification is about using game design thinking in traditionally non-gaming situations. Its increasingly being used as a way of addressing shortfalls in education and as a powerful communication and engagement tool. With over 50 questions and a range of facts and figures on each question this app would be a terrific added resource to the classroom for small group work or even whole class interactive activities. Used as a  lesson starter or unit stimulus and part of inquiry within other subjects such as history or Geography, this resource has multiple uses. The information is accurate, concise and provides a user friendly platform in an interesting format for the selected audience. 

This resource links to the Design and Technologies Curriculum scope and sequence F-2 within the content areas 2.1, 2.4 and Digital Technologies 2.1. This resource can be accessed from http://www.ecoinnovators.com.au/#!mythbusting-sustainability-app/c10c1

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Jennifer Vellacott's comment, May 30, 2014 6:15 AM
No better way to learn than through play! Important to get accurate information out there. Great find, Danielle!
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CarbonKids Educational Resources | CSIRO

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CarbonKids is a program for schools committed to tackling climate change. The educational resources offer a range of ideas and activities for the early, primary and middle years of schooling and enable students to achieve outcomes set out in State and Territory curriculum frameworks.
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This unit of work - An introduction to carbon capture and storage was located on the Carbon kids website and consists of a 7 part unit with practical stimulating and comprehensive activities and investigations into carbon emissions and climate change for primary students. The unit aims to help school communities understand a relatively new technology that could potentially be a large part of the Australian energy sector reduce carbon dioxide emissions and mitigate climate change. 

The unit information is offered in a PDF format with background information for teachers and key literacy terms students should know. Although the unit was 87 pages, only half of this pertained to primary school with the remainder for high school.The well scaffolded unit can be found at: Unit of work-Introduction to carbon capture and storage http://www.csiro.au/Portals/Education/Teachers/Classroom-activities/CarbonKids/CarbonKids-Resource.aspx#aCKUnits

The unit clearly links to the cross curricular learning areas of literacy and sustainability and ties in with science and numeracy. When linking to the Design and Technologies Curriculum students are considering not only Co2 production but what technologies are being developed to reduce emissions of Co2 and how this affects production of products like cement, steel and iron. This unit links directly to the Design and Technologies Curriculum scope and sequence Year 5 & 6 within 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, 6.10.

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What is global education? | Global Education

What is global education? | Global Education | Sustainability and Technology for Primary Educators - A collection of resources to assist educators introduce sustainability through the Technologies Curriculum. | Scoop.it
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The Global education website has been developed as a resource for teachers to introduce school students to global issues such as the environment, poverty, waste and sustainable energy resources.

Amongst many of the resource units this site hosts there are two accurate, engaging and comprehensive units for primary students on sustainable energy and waste.

Waste Matters:

This unit prompts students to consider waste management at a community level, design and create solutions and critique their responses.

Waste Matters is a complete four lesson unit appropriately linked to Years 3 & 4. With accurate information it engages students through investigations and is linked to the Science and English curriculums in addition to Design & Technologies scope and sequence 4.1, 4.5 4.6 4.8 & 4.9.

This resource can be found : http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/teaching-activity/waste-matters-mp.html


Sustainable Energy Resources

Sustainable Energy sources prompts Year 5 & 6 students to investigate the energy sources that people use to meet their daily needs, with a particular focus on ways of generating electricity. They develop key understandings about the environmental impact of different energy sources (non-renewable or renewable) and opportunities for decisions and actions that can make a difference for a sustainable future over 5 lessons. Linked to Design and Technologies scope and sequence  6.1, 6.2, 6.6, 6.7 and 6.9.

This resource can be found at:

http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/teaching-activity/sustainable-energy-sources-up.html

 

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Corinne Roberts's comment, May 29, 2014 10:31 PM
This website is amazing! What a fabulous idea to teach our students about global or third world issues! I can see that that the ideas suggested in this website would link easily to both strands of the technology curriculum and to the cross curriculum priorities and general capabilities found within the Australian curriculum.
Danielle Flower's comment, June 2, 2014 11:05 PM
Thanks for your comments Corinne, I know i was amazed when i came across this site. The units are so well presented and the site has so many little videos and links that you can access. Each of the units is so week presented that it allows you to build on and change to suit. Its great
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Learn about Sustainability through animations

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Free award winning design for sustainability teaching resources and animations on eco-design and life cycle thinking

Via Katherine Reed
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This is a fantastic series of three animated videos which explores the life cycle of products and waste for primary school students. The site also offers additional resources for educators to download for free which include PDF versions of games, activities and game cards on sustainability and environmental impact. 

http://www.thesecretlifeofthings.com/#!educators/cee5

The complete series of the three animated series of videos can be located at http://www.thesecretlifeofthings.com and provides an engaging stimulus for a unit on sustainability through design technologies. Students are invited to consider the end use products and why they are designed the way they are and how this impacts the environment. All products have a life cycle which students have generally considered in terms of living things, this site cleverly introduces this concept in an interesting and accurate medium for non living items.

This website can be linked to Design and Technologies Curriculum scope and sequence F-2 for the content areas 2.1, 2.5, 2.8 and Years 3 & 4 within the areas 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 4.8. I believe this resource could be used as a springboard for a design activity for students to design a new sustainable product which meets the needs of society and the environment for a given task which is appropriate to the year level; such as a musical instrument or pencil holder for their desks.

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Katherine Reed's curator insight, March 8, 2014 4:03 AM

These animations come from the home page, aptly named "The Secret Life of Things" and gives interesting perspectives from products.  These short clips are sure to get students thinking about the life cycle of products and switching them on to consider sustainability in the design process.  If you also follow the link back to the home page, there are interviews with designers (not animated this time!) and how sustainability is an integral part of their design process.  

Very engaging and suitable for all year level P-7. (2.1, 4.1, 6.1 & 8.1).

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Leyla Acaroglu I Sustainability Provocateur

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TED speaker, designer, sustainability strategist and creative thinker Leyla Acaroglu is a passionate speaker, writer and provocateur for sustainability
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This innovative, exciting presentation by Leyla Acaroglu "Busting a Sustainability Myth: Paper V's Plastic Bags @ TEDx Sydney" breaks down the environmental folklore around what’s ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for the planet using the example of the life cycle assessment that have been conducted on plastic vs paper bags. Using technologies such as Google maps, animations and pictographs Leyla discusses life stories of products, the processes in the manufacturing and production and the affect on the environment with regard to sustainability. The presentation can viewed at: "Busting a Sustainability Myth: Paper V's Plastic Bags @ TEDx Sydney" http://www.ecoinnovators.com.au/#!presentations/c1uqc 

 

From here you  can also find additional presentations given by Leyla pertaining to what sustainability is, how technologies are used to support and work against a sustainable future and how design technologies and sustainability can work together.

 

The above presentation addresses components of the Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies Year 3 & 4 scope and sequence  within 4.1, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9 and could be extended to upper primary for Years 5 & 6 within the areas 6.1, 6.9, and 6.10.

To incorporate the use of this presentation in the Upper Primary years I beleive students could complete activities such as developing a PMI chart as part of a response to this presentation and work collaboratively to develop a solution in small groups. It is possible students could design and evaluate their solutions or alternately organise a class debate for students to present on the two main items where all major stakeholders are considered such as manufacturers, public, shop owners etc.

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Jennifer Vellacott's comment, May 30, 2014 6:30 AM
Well I know I learned a thing or two from this presentation. Very informative and will get students thinking about the bigger picture re: design (and use) and sustainability. Now, I'm off to boil the kettle before the next ad break.
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Tips and Resources - The Green Lane Diary

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We have compiled a list of ideas just to get you going. Try our these eco activities - share them with your family and friends. Rate your progress. Be honest so you know what you can work on. From waste, water and energy to what you eat and what you buy - its all about taking action... These things all add up. Give them a go at home and at school - and encourage your friends - we can all make a difference! Find out more with The Green Lane Diary.
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A website by Green Cross Australia , this site hosts the Green Lane Diary Program, curriculum linked resources, activities, projects and a Green Lane Diary and Scrapbook for teachers and students.The diary and scrapbook can be downloaded and distributed to students so they can track their progress and document their journey as they interact with the program throughout the unit in class. The Green Lane Diary Program offers teaching episodes, videos, suggested projects and ideas for students to become involved within their community or school. The emphasis of the program is to increase social awareness about sustainability and environmental impacts. Through the use of ICT's schools can upload  their school projects, complete with photos, videos, models and copies of their students' diaries to the Green Lane Diary Program. The program is designed around the stages; Think , Act, Share = Change.

 

The Green Lane Diary Program can be accessed via the direct link   

http://www.greenlanediary.com/get-started.aspx

 

This program addresses components of the Australian Curriculum Design and Technology Year 3 & 4 scope and sequence within 4.1, 4.2 and Years 5 & 6 within 6.1, 6.2. There are additional areas of the Technologies curriculum which could be addressed within Design and Technologies processes and production skills such as: 

 

4.5 Critique needs or opportunities for designing and explore and test a variety of materials components, tools and equipment and the techniques needed to produce designed solutions.

 

I believe this could be addressed within a Year 4 unit when students were investigating opportunities to design a new waste reduction system for their school yard. This might involve recycling, worm farming but it must be sustainable and environmentally friendly.

 

Additionally, with the program enabling videos and photos to be uploaded to the website and interaction with the program online,  Digital Technologies within the Technologies Curriculum are also being addressed.

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Vivien Clark's comment, May 25, 2014 12:28 AM
Wow, I must have missed this one. This is a great resource to generate some great technology projects. There are lots of ideas via the 'project ideas' and the 'everyday ideas' tabs. I am thinking that much of the Year 2 'Design and Technologies processes and production skills' could be covered by many of the projects suggested by this resource.