This module outlines how science and geography can foster the child’s appreciation of environments and his/her responsibility for their conservation and enhancement.

Environmental awareness and care is a cross-curricular strand common to the science and geography curricula.

Skills development: the following science skills will be developed as work is completed on the strands and strand units of the curriculum outlined below.

Working scientifically

  • Questioning
  • Observing
  • Predicting
  • Investigating and experimenting
  • Estimating and measuring
  • Analysing
    Sorting and classifying
  • Recording and communicating

Designing and making

  • Exploring
  • Planning
  • Making
  • Evaluating