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Years 7-8

Dive into lessons that facilitate a transition to more specialised subjects. Activities include persuasive writing and scaffolded role-play, and students use real-world analytical tools to evaluate their ideas. Designed for 11-14 year olds.

Renewable Energy – Science – Years 7&8

1hr 40mins

Renewable energy (US)

In this lesson, students will be immersed in, and connect with, the documentary film 2040, focusing on the topic of renewable energy. Students begin by exploring what we mean by renewable and non-renewable resources, and investigate a range of resources, classifying them as either renewable or non-renewable based on their regeneration rates. Students explore how understanding the benefits of renewable energy can improve and empower communities by looking at and comparing a range of community energy projects.

A 2040 Vision For Your Community – Years 7-10

4hrs 50mins

A 2040 vision for your community

This teaching resource provides you with multiple lessons worth of material that can be used to immerse students in, and connect with, the positive sustainability messages explored in 2040.

Seaweed In The Food Chain – Science – Year 8_option 2

1hr 30mins

Seaweed in the food chain

In this lesson, students will be immersed in, and connect with 2040, focusing on the topic of food chains and food webs.

Energy And Sustainability – Science – Years 7&8

1hr 40mins

Energy and sustainability

In this lesson, students will be immersed in, and connect with 2040, focusing on the topic of sustainability and renewable energy.

Renewable Energy – Science – Years 7&8

1hr 40mins

Renewable energy

In this lesson, students will be immersed in, and connect with 2040, focusing on the topic of renewable energy.

Food Security – Geography – Years 8&9

1hrs

Food security (US)

Students will be immersed in, and connect with, the documentary film 2040, focusing on the topic of food security and exploring solutions. Students begin this lesson by looking at a range of future foods and thinking about why these foods will be popular in the future before being introduced to the topic of food security and working in pairs to clarify key terms around this topic. Students then work collaboratively to develop an idea for ensuring food security for their community into the future and present their ideas to the class.

Tuning into the documentary_Years 7-11

1hrs

Tuning into the documentary 2040 (7-11, US)

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work. In this lesson, students will be immersed in and connect with the documentary film 2040 – it is a great lesson to conduct before watching the documentary in full. Students work in groups to imagine what the world might look like in 2040 based on a range of categories such as diet, fashion, buildings, transport, and technology.

Solutions To Climate Change – Science – Year 10

2hrs 32mins

Exploring the themes of 2040

In this lesson, students will be immersed in and connect with the documentary film 2040.

Tuning into the documentary_Years 7-11

1hrs

Tuning in to the documentary (Secondary)

In this lesson, students will be immersed in and connect with the documentary film 2040 – it is a great lesson to conduct before watching the documentary in full.