About otastan

I am a science teacher in Büyükhanlı Kardeşler Ortaokulu in Ankara, Turkey. I have been science teacher for 13 years. Since February 2021, I am a scientix ambassador. I try to improve my educaitonal practice through joining courses, following new methadologies related to science and education. I especially interested in STEM, robotic coding, Web 2.0 tools.

Recycle for a Sustainable Earth

This learning scenario emerged from an extensively impressive Nature-Based Solutions MOOC. The learning outcomes of the MOOC supported with an eTwinning Project namely Happy Land. Students have a chance to gather eco-conscious skills.

In fact, recycling is an important issue for sustainable ecosystems and to leave a better planet for future generations.  For a sustainable society, recycling is a key competence to be learned. To achieve this, this learning scenario provides students with inquiry and a project-based learning environment in an interdisciplinary approach.

In this learning scenario

  • Age of students: 11-13
  • Teaching time: 5 hours
  • Online teaching materials: Padlet; https://padlet.com/; Canva; https://www.canva.com; Wordart; https://wordart.com/; Jigsaw Planet; https://www.jigsawplanet.com/; www. eba.gov.tr; Youtube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnfGI1aHFoA Westland documentary link; Quizizz: https://quizizz.com/
  • Offline teaching materials: paper, board, glue, pencils, colouring pencils, scissors, fruits, vegetables, can of coke, plastic bottles, soft drink containers, gum, glass.
  • To achieve the goals of the objectives, Project-Based Learning (PBL), Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) learning approaches and STEAM will be used.
  • Learning objectives:
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