Catch that Carbon is a 2 week lesson series, students will learn about climate change, greenhouse gases and the effects. Current technology to capture and store Carbon and methane gas will be explored. Students will use their knowledge to prepare an extend writing piece in response to a claim. This lesson is based on the teachers experience in the Teacher Researcher in Partnership program working with a researcher in the Energy business unit of CSIRO on Carbon capture and storage.
Catch the Carbon
|Author||Inga Martens-Walker, Ferny Grove State High, Queensland|
|Nature of the inquiry problem||Students will investigate greenhouse gases and climate change. They will explore new technologies in carbon capture and storage and ways greenhouse gases are being mitigated.|
|Suitable year levels and subject areas||Year 8 Australian Curriculum|
Chemical change involves substances reacting to form new substances (ACSSU225)
People use science understanding and skills in their occupations ad these have influenced the development of practices in areas of human activity (ACSHE136)
Communicate ideas, findings and evidence based solutions to problems using scientific language, and representations, using digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS148)
|Student Learning Outcomes*||
At the end of the 2 week lesson sequence students will:
Workbook, task sheet research and extended writing piece (collaborative or individual)
Informal, formative assessment is built into the lessons.
|Information and communications technology (ICT)||
Embedded video's and Web links.
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