Can primary students really change the world? Yes, they can – and
this book shows them how!
Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability
Lessons for Years 1 & 2
is a cross-curriculum STEM resource that gives real meaning to the idea of
sustainability. It contains eight different activities for each year level,
designed to supplement Australian Curriculum instruction by addressing the
Sustainability cross-curriculum priority, as well as reproducible worksheets
and teacher’s notes.
Make the Future! features
- STEM-rich activities that support the
Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, Science, Technologies, Humanities and
Social Sciences, English, Health and Physical Education and The Arts learning
areas, as well as the Sustainability cross-curriculum priority
- data from the most up-to-date and credible
sources, including the National Sustainability Council, Planet Ark, National
Geographic and the Environmental Protection Authority Victoria
- hands-on, practical activities based on
traditional skills – students can make their own upcycled accessories, cook
planet-friendly (and allergen-free) food, create storage solutions from waste
materials and much more
- whole-class, small-group and individual
work with options for a range of skill levels
- opportunities for multi-year-level
collaboration, self-directed learning and community engagement
- content that actively develops key life
skills, such as nutritional knowledge and goal-setting.
Make the Future! brings sustainability to life in the
classroom, while empowering your students to make a tangible difference to
their future – and to have fun at the same time!