Term 3 Topic 1 Renewable sources of energy IntroductionRenewed Energy Song.Show Video clip 1: (3:27 min.).Greet the learners.Tell the learners that we cannot hold or see energy.Ask them why human beings need energy.Possible answers (work; grow; move; live; lift things up; etc.)Inform them that nothing can happen without energy.EnergiserPractical demonstration - choose learners to do the following:Switch the classroom’s light on and off.Throw / kick a ball to another learner.Move a chair or table.Run to the playground and return to the classroom.Inform them that they all needed energy to do the work.Show Video Clip 2: How the body obtains and uses energy (slide share. 25 slides –select appropriate slides for your learners).Allow learners to discuss slide 1 briefly.Dramatize / mime slide 4 (do not exceed 5 minutes).Teacher Input 1Find out what they can remember about renewable and non-renewable sources of energy which had been taught in grade 6.Ask them the following questions:Which appliances in their homes use electricity for their energy?Why do certain appliances use more energy?Show a few electrical appliances to the learners and ask them to explain how it is use; safety precautions; price; manufacturers; etc.Show Video Clip 3: Introduction to Electricity. (Only show it if the learners’ knowledge must be broadened / refreshed).(5:15 min).Learner Activity 1The learners explain what they had watched on the video and elaborate on itTeacher Input 2Present an overview of renewable energy sources by using Presentation 1: Renewable Energy Sources (slide share – Slides 1-4). Learner Activity 2Complete Worksheet A which is based on Presentation 1.Teacher to use Worksheet A: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Teacher Input 3Ask the learners why it is necessary to grow more trees.They can share their ideas.Show Video Clip 4: Trees, the renewable resource. (6 slides).Notify the learners that they will be asked to share their ideas and research work on the date determined by the teacher.Learner Activity 3Practical activity - each group must do research on: PLANNING A SCHOOL TREE PLANT (Video Clip 5) (a good starting point)Group 1 (Selecting the most suitable site to plant the tree)Group 2 (Selecting the type of tree)Group 3 (Finding the money to buy the tree / approaching nurseries or people to donate the tree(s).Group 4 (Choosing the date to plant the tree(s)).Group 5 (Listing what the learners should bring on the day of planting)Group 6 (Maintaining the tree(s)).Learner Activity 4Homework: Group the learners (6-8) and tell them that they will use magazines, newspapers and the internet to find appropriate pictures about renewable resources.Each group must make an A3 collage and present it to the class.Teacher Input 4Inform the learners that they will be learning more about renewable sources.Present an overview of renewable resources by using Presentation 2: Renewable sources.Learner Activity 5Learners can consult the fact sheet (sources of renewable energy) to assist them with the worksheet.Complete Worksheet B.Teacher to use Worksheet B: Memorandum to mark the learners’ work.Learners watch Video Clip 6: Ocean Energy Turbine - Limitless Clean Renewable Energy. (4:43 min.).Optional: Learners watch Video Clip 7: How do different types of Renewable Energy work? (5:55 min.). By Administrator|2017-08-31T14:35:59+02:00August 31st, 2017|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! facebooktwitterlinkedinredditwhatsapptumblrpinterestvkEmail About the Author: Administrator Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.