Partner

Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco

Country of Partner

Portugal

Title of OER (in English)

THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER IN OUR LIVES

Title of OER (in national language)

A IMPORTÂNCIA DA ÁGUA NAS NOSSAS VIDAS

Type of OER

Lesson materials for children

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Creative Commons BY-SA

Language (s)

English

School Year

Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12

Topic

The water cycles.

Specific contents covered

Environmental Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Natural science / Environmental education, Social science / Social studies [Geography, History, etc...], English, Cross-curricular projects

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension), Writing - Written production (Written production)

Lexis

Earth, water, evaporation, condensation, sun, clouds, drops, precipitation, groundwater, river and reservoirs, environment.

Type of materials included

Handouts, Images, Songs, Videos, Interactive worksheets [fill-in-the-gap, matching, .etc ..]

How is it visually attractive for children?

The materials are attractive and colorful. The activities are motivating and appropriate to the age group.

Can the OER be customized and reused?

Yes

How?

The teacher can choose which activities to implement. Some of the activities may be used as homework.

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?

Yes

How?

These videos and materials can be used as a starting point of a project-based learning and an interclass collaboration about the topic of the importance of the water in our lives.

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The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration