Foundation Phase Curriculum


The Foundation Phase package is made up of grade R-3 Sustainable Intelligence curriculum developed by our partners EcoRise. Sustainable Intelligence curriculum is an engaging, ready-to-use curriculum that builds a foundation of environmental literacy and sustainability knowledge across seven eco-themes: water, waste, food, energy, transportation, air, and public spaces.

Try a free lesson ‘SEED GUARDIANS’ or ‘DRIP, DRIP, DROP’ from the Free Lesson curriculum package to get a taste.



Access all of the Sustainable Intelligence Curriculum that applies to foundation phase grades (R-3; ages 5-9).

The Sustainable Intelligence curriculum modules have been beautifully created and designed by our partner EcoRise. EcoRise have been designing curriculum and staff development training’s for over 10 years.

The Sustainable Intelligence curriculum that builds a foundation of environmental-literacy and sustainability knowledge across seven eco-themes: water, energy, waste, food, air, transport, public spaces. The SI curriculum cultivates student environmental literacy and encourages youth to become thoughtful stewards of the environment and leaders in their communities. SI lessons introduce students to challenges and opportunities and engages youth in developing real-world solutions in their communities through project-based activities, design labs, and campus eco-audits.

Lessons include teacher and student resources such as PowerPoint presentations and student worksheets as well as cross-disciplinary connections, assessment rubrics, cultural adaptation suggestions, technology integration, opportunities for differentiation, and community connections and service ideas.

What’s included

  • 20 Modules
  • 56 Lesson plans
  • Teachers notes and presentations
  • Learner worksheets, activities and experiments


  • Project-Based Learning
  • Real-World Application
  • Design Thinking
  • Brain-Based Learning
  • Multiple Intelligence’s
  • Technology Integration
  • Multi-Disciplinary


  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Systems Thinking
  • Communication Skills


  • Global Leadership
  • Resilience
  • Mindfulness
  • Optimism
  • Empathy
  • Curiosity