• 3 Lessons

    Air all around us

    In this module, students discover that air is everywhere, and they explore that explore the fact that most living things on Earth depend upon it for their very existence. Students get to use their senses and observe air through visual and hands-on activities.

  • 3 Lessons

    Bodies in Motion

    The act of getting from A to B has evolved tremendously over time. Transportation is introduced to the learners in this module in wonderful ways. A large focus is placed on human-powered transport methods such as walking and cycling which promote a healthy lifestyle. 
    This module shows the young learners that transport can be healthy, fun and effective. 

  • 4 Lessons

    Changing Climates: 1-2

    Grade 1-2. Lessons will introduce learning about the cause & effect of climate change, exploring some of the science and relating it to local contexts. Students will understand the impact of climate change on human and non-human communities and engage with the values and emotions that we are all experiencing, helping to inspire positive actions and empowerment moving forward.

  • 4 Lessons

    Changing Climates: 3-4

    Grade 3-4. Lessons will introduce simple ideas surrounding the cause & effect of climate change to allow pupils to develop a basic understanding of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases. Pupils will explore some of the impacts of climate change on human and non-human communities, building empathy and understanding ways to work together and take action to inspire positive change.

  • 3 Lessons

    Clean Air Guardians

    In this module, students are taught the importance of personal health and wellbeing and explore how polluted air can affect your health in the long term. Air is not visible and students learn that pollution is therefore not visible with the naked eye. Students learn how to advocate for clean air and brainstorm ways they can lessen their impact on overall air pollution.

  • 3 Lessons

    Energy in Action

    This module is designed to provide a practical and engaging framework upon which learners can better understand energy; the various forms of energy and ways in which we can conserve energy in our communities. 
    Engaging our youth in vital topic such as this one are vital to the sustainable future we strive for. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Energy is Everywhere

    The sources of energy that we rely on will one day run dry. This hard fact will have to force us to seek alternative sources of energy for the daily lifestyles we choose. 
    This module showcases the various types of energy available to us and irons out which ones we need to start relying on more vs. the ones that we need to move on from. 
    Through practical and engaging activities, learners get to learn more about the world of energy. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Grade 0-R: Waste Matters

    In this module, learners are exposed to the concept of 'waste' and asked to rethink this concept by learning about nature's way of composting and innovating new products from old waste materials. They also learn the concept of the  3 R's (reuse, recycle and reduce) via a lively tune that will get them singing along. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Grade 1-2: Waste Not, Want Not

    In this module, students learn that things from nature decompose into compost. They also learn about what other items decompose, such as paper. And on the note of paper, learners get a chance to make their own paper - embracing a recycling-based solution. Students also explore new habits to help improve their own footprint on waste, especially when it comes to the types of food they consume at school.

  • 3 Lessons

    Grade 3-4: Trash or Treasure?

    This module, explains why it is important to be concerned about what happens to our waste. In each lesson, students rethink waste and look at solutions using the 5 R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot and Reflect.

  • 3 Lessons

    Great Spaces

    This module challenges the young learners to rethink about public spaces and what function they set out to serve in a community. Furthermore, learners will engage with ideas of community engagement with the public spaces around us.

    Public spaces exist all around us and all of them have the potential to be great. This module guides the learners in discovering what that looks like and how it happens. 

  • 3 Lessons

    I am What I Eat

    The world of food poses many dangers and benefits to our health. How do we know what is the best option for our bodies and health? 
    This module explores the relationship between food and health, especially highlighting the dangers of sugar and the benefits of a balanced diet. 
    This information will always be of utmost importance to us. 

  • 1 Lesson

    Introducing Sustainability Intelligence – Foundation Phase

    This lesson is designed for learners in grades 1-4. These lessons set the stage upon which learners can develop sustainable intelligence. Each lesson plays an interactive game that illustrates how innocent actions can turn into unsustainable practices that impact everyone and the Earth we call home. They also act as an introductory lesson before learners engage with any other sustainable intelligence curricula. 

  • 2 Lessons

    Let’s Ride Together

    The learners in this module are exposed to the influences that transport poses in the forms of traffic and air pollution, some of the more challenges aspects of our society. This module explores these two challenges whilst also showcasing the benefits of community-driven efforts and public transport in hampering these adverse effects. 
    By focusing on solutions, learners will gain a positive insight into what transportation may look like in the future. 

  • 3 Lessons

    Nature Knows Best

    This module explores the importance of eating plants as food and more specifically, how vital it is to eat and be aware of locally grown plants. This learning journey is furthered by looking at the best ways to manage one's food waste and the many creative ways in which we can create a circular flow in managing our food. 
    Starting from the roots, this knowledge will stick with the learners for life.

  • 3 Lessons

    Sensing Air Quality

    In this module, students explore air as a type of matter. They learn about the concept of air quality and participate in activities that explain how different smells travel through the air. They then discuss the importance of clean air and figure ways to respect others by caring for air quality.

  • 3 Lessons

    Sensing Water

    The young learners in this module use their senses to learn practically about water and its vital importance to us and our livelihoods.
    Through practical and creative avenues, learners gain a well rounded outlook and appreciation on water.  

  • 3 Lessons

    Spaces in Places

    In this module, students are introduced to the concept of public space. They are taught the difference between public and private space and learn how to not 'invade' other people's space.

  • 3 Lessons

    The Importance of Public Spaces

    In highly populated and dense urban areas, public space can be a necessity. This module explores how public spaces can aid communities and help people within those communities sustain happy and healthy lifestyles.

  • 3 Lessons

    Transportation Trends

    This module blends knowledge to explore the history and trends of transportation and the impacts that it has had on human society, both good and bad. 
    It ends by focusing on the future and what we would want transport to look like in 50 years time. 
    By bringing in stories, games and activities, learners will gain a well-rounded outlook on the future of transport. 

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