Inventions: Sustainability Incursion (Levels 3 – 6)

Theme: Science as a Human Endeavour
Levels: 3-6

Students will develop an understanding of how inventions and discoveries have affected the environment. They will explore alternative uses for waste materials.

Activities

  • Identify reasons for inventing.
  • Sort materials to understand that sustainability has many meanings.
  • Make a “plastic” from different materials.
  • Act as an environmental scientist testing water samples.
  • Observe the effect of burning different materials.
  • Investigate and test products that are biodegradable.
  • Explore water sustainability.
  • Make a motor that uses clean energy from recycled materials.
  • Be inspired to invent something that is useful and environmentally friendly.

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