Why Love Water

This module is centred around an exploration of water and the wonders it has for our entire ecosystem. Learners gain an appreciation for water and begin piecing together the dots of our water use and why we must value this precious resource. 
Through practical learning and experiments, learners grasp the importance of the most vital resource available to us. 

What’s included in this module?

Teacher resources3 x lesson plans
3 x assessment checklists
Learner resources2 x supporting resources
Projects – experiments2 x experiments
1 x activity

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 1 – 2 | 5-7 years
Term4 (Grade 1)
CAPS subjectLife Skills
Subject strandBeginning knowledge & Personal and social well-being – Water
Sub-topicsWays water is saved/wasted
Use of water at home/school
Storing water
Safe and unsafe drinking 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).

Not Enrolled

Module Includes

  • 3 Lessons

Zero Waste Toolkit 1-page Brochure