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.  

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources3 x lesson plans
1 x presentation
1 x teacher’s notes
1 x teacher’s worksheet
Learner resources3 x flashcards
1 x worksheet
Projects – experiments3 x practical activities

Module key questions

  • How do you use water?
  • How can you use your senses to describe water?
  • Where can you find water?
  • Why is water important?
  • What are three forms of water?
  • What happens to ice and water in different locations?

Module alignments

Grade | AgesGrade R | 4-5 years
Term3 (Grade R)
CAPS subjectLife Skills
Subject strandBeginning knowledge & Personal and social well-being – Water
Sub-topicsThings that live in the water
Mixing different things in water to change what it looks like
Saving water

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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