Term 3 Topic 4 Fossil fuels and electricity IntroductionThe learners are reminded of what they had learnt about mains electricity in grade 5. [Possible answer: It is electricity that is transferred from a power station to a circuit, referred to as the grid, to our homes and back to the power station again.]Teacher Input 1Greet the learners.Let the learners picture life without electricity and discuss how their lives would be affected if:all the traffic lights did not work;they cannot use any electrical appliances at home;no petrol stations or businesses are open at night.Learner Activity 1The learners will think, reason and share their answers. [possible answers]No traffic lights:There would be chaos if the traffic lights do not work.Presently some drivers do not stop when the robots are out of order.It would be very difficult for impatient drivers.The traffic would pile up.Many accidents can occur.Drivers would speed past pedestrian crossings.It would be very dangerous for pedestrians to cross the roads.There would be a delay in deliveries to the shops.It would also take longer to get fresh produce, etc.No electrical appliances to use at home:In winter, there will not be heaters to warm people who gets cold.No toast for breakfast.Baking cake without a cake mixer will be difficult.People will have to invest in gas stoves and gas ovens to cook their food.People will rely on the sun to dry their hair.A quick bath or shower will take ages to get enough warm water.Recharging cell phones, tablets and laptops will be impossible, etc.No petrol stations or businesses open at night:Drivers of cars who stuck at night, will not be able to drive to their destinations.Businesses will be forced to close down due to a decrease in sales.No quick take-away food.No open malls to shop at night.Unemployment will increase due to no night-shift work, etc.Teacher Input 2Present an overview of living in a world without electricity by using Presentation 1: A world without electricity.Divide the class into four groups.Assign a slide to each group.Pause at each slide and encourage the groups to elaborate when they report back.Learner Activity 2The four groups discuss the allocated slide per group:Group 1: The world without electricity.Group 2: No open petrol stations at night.Group 3: No electricity to use appliances at homeGroup 4: Chaos due to traffic robots that do not workEach group chooses a scribe and someone to report back.Teacher Input 3Ask the learners if they can recall what they had learnt about fossil fuels in grade 5.Show Video Clip 1: Why animals become endangered species due to oil spills. [2:01 min.].Present an overview of fossil fuels by using PRESENTATION 2: Fossil fuels.This will refresh the learners’ minds about fossil fuels.Ask one boy and one girl to share what they had learnt about fossil fuels.Inform the learners that Worksheets A & B are based on Presentation 2.Learner Activity 3Hand out Worksheet A: Fossil fuels [Short questions]. Explain that the questions in the worksheet are based on the Presentation that they have just seen.Let the learners complete worksheet A.Teacher to use WORKSHEET A: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Hand out Worksheet B: FOSSIL FUELS [Questions and Statements].Give the learners time to complete the worksheet.Teacher to use WORKSHEET B: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Video Link 2Teacher Input 4Hand out Quiz 1: FOSSIL FUELS.Inform the learners that the quiz will be done like Worksheet C.Tell the learners that they will watch the video clip 3 and fill in the answers at the same time.A slide number follows each question to guide the learners.Inform them to spell correctly, because incorrect spelling will result in the answer being marked wrong.The teacher must pause at each slide so that the learners can read the content silently and select their answers.Show Video Clip 3: FOSSIL FUELS. [only slides 1 – 11]Revision Activity 1 Learners complete QUIZ 1: FOSSIL FUELS [questions on PowerPoint 2].Teacher to use QUIZ 1: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 5Hand out Quiz 2: FOSSIL FUELS [short questions].Inform the learners that the quiz will be done like Worksheet C.Tell the learners that they will watch the video clip 4 and fill in the answers at the same time.A slide number follows each question to guide the learners.Inform them to spell correctly, because incorrect spelling will result in the answer being marked wrong.The teacher must pause at each slide so that the learners can read the content silently and select their answers.Show Video Clip 4: FOSSIL FUELS. [slides 1 – 14].Revision Activity 2Learners complete Quiz 2: FOSSIL FUELS [short questions].Teacher to use QUIZ 2: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Revision Activity 3Learners complete QUIZ 3: FOSSIL FUELS [complete a table].Teacher to use QUIZ 3: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work. 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