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. 

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources3 x lesson plan
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
1 x parent letter
1 x colleague letter
5 x sample answers
Learner resources3 x worksheets
3 x supporting resources
Projects – experiments2 x activities
1 x interactive game

Module key questions

  • What is energy?
  • What are some examples of different forms of energy?
  • How is energy important in our everyday lives?
  • How much energy is present in different kinds of objects, like hot ones and cold ones?
  • How does heat energy cause molecules to move, rise, and expand?
  • What are “Energy Vampires”?
  • Where can we conserve energy?
  • What are some benefits of saving electricity?
  • How can I help my community conserve energy?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade 1 – 2 | 5-7 years
CAPS subjectLife Skills
Subject strandBeginning Knowledge & Personal and Social Well-being
Sub-topicsTypes of Energy
Energy conservation

This Module includes:

  • Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
  • A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project-Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Each lesson is aligned to an appropriate United Nation Sustainable Development Goal(s).
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Module Includes

  • 3 Lessons

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