Listen to the Sound of Water

Age range: 5-6

Date: April 2021

Summary:  Climate change is one of the biggest problems of our day and continues globally. It has negative effects on human life, nature, living things and the economy. It also affects water resources. Our goal is to reuse the water resources that decrease with the change of climate.

Goals:

1. To draw attention to the importance of water

2. Evaluating rainwater

3. To raise the awareness of students about water saving

4. Utilization of waste water

Activity 1: Videos on climate change and the importance of water as a result of global warming were watched. He chatted with the children. “How do we protect our water?” Questions were asked and we aimed to find a solution to our problem with answers.

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Plants, My Past and Future Friends

Summary

Our life in earth depends on the plants. They are the key food of animals, like us. We, animals, appeared here in earth because plants learned how to create food but plants need water, air and light to create their food. Lack of water is a fact in some parts of our planet; so food is not available and it constitutes a great real problem for so many people over the world, in this project we will try not only to understand why plants are so important.

Aim of the lessons

  • Understanding the way plants obtain their food.
  • Understanding the relation between plants and animals life.
  • Participating in inquiry based science projects: Inquiry project about what plants and animals need for living.
  • Estimating plants and taking care of them.
  • Thinking critically about food problems and migration to better places.

Age of students: 9-11 years

Time

Preparation time: 3 hours

Teaching time: 7 hours

Teaching resources

Materials: Paper, glue, pots, plants, two white flowers, rubber bands, chopsticks, clay, plant seed.

Online tools: PPpoints, video conference, Padlet, Kahoot.

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