PLASTIC SMART ONLINE

First and Second Level - Online Workshop

Class Level: P5-P7

Duration: 45 minutes

Look into the future of our planet and explore one of the topical problems currently faced by our environment. What exactly is the problem with plastic? How much plastic are we using and what happens to it when we throw it away? Investigate the impacts of plastic on our environment and think critically about what alternatives there may be through interactive investigations and activities.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

Early Level

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

  • I have contributed to discussions of current scientific news items to help develop my awareness of science. SCN 1-20a
SCIENCES | PLANET EARTH | BIODIVERSITY AND INTERDEPENDENCE

SCIENCES | PLANET EARTH | BIODIVERSITY AND INTERDEPENDENCE

  • I can explore examples of food chains and show an appreciation of how animals and plants depend on each other for food. SCN 1-02a
SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

  • I can consider ways of looking after my school or community and can encourage others to care for their environment. SOC 1-08a
LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

  • When I engage with others, I know when and how to listen, when to talk, how much to say, when to ask questions and how to respond with respect. LIT 1-02a
LITERACY AND ENGLISH | UNDERSTANDING, ANALYSING AND EVALUATING

LITERACY AND ENGLISH | UNDERSTANDING, ANALYSING AND EVALUATING

  • I can show my understanding of what I listen to or watch by responding to and asking different kinds of questions. LIT 1-07a

Second Level

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

SCIENCES | TOPICAL SCIENCE

  • I can report and comment on current scientific news items to develop my knowledge and understanding of topical science. SCN 2-20b
SCIENCES | PLANET EARTH | BIODIVERSITY AND INTERDEPENDENCE

SCIENCES | PLANET EARTH | BIODIVERSITY AND INTERDEPENDENCE

  • I can use my knowledge of the interactions and energy flow between plants and animals in ecosystems, food chains and webs. I have contributed to the design or conservation of a wildlife area. SCN 2-02a
SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

SOCIAL STUDIES | PEOPLE, PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT

  • I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally responsible way. SOC 2-08a
LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

LITERACY | TOOLS FOR LISTENING AND TALKING

  • When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a