Precious Water

Learners begin applying their basic knowledge of water into practical activities and experiments which engage them in the finer details and importance of water. They explore pH levels and the word of water quality testing as well as learn about why our planet is called the Water Planet.  

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources3 x lesson plans
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
Learner resources4 x worksheet
Projects – experiments1 x practical activity
1 x experiment

Module key questions

  • Where is most of the water on Earth located?
  • Why is only a small amount of water available for human use?
  • How do we use water?
  • What actions can we take to conserve water?
  • What is pH and how does it relate to water?
  • Why is it important to prevent pollution in our freshwater resources?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade 3 – 4 | 8-10 years
CAPS subjectLife Skills / Geography
Subject strandn/a
Sub-topicsWater quality and health
Human Impact on the Environment
Natural Resources and 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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