Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco
|Country of Partner|| |
|Title of OER (in English)|| |
THE PROBLEM OF THE SCARCITY OF FRESH WATER
|Title of OER (in national language)|| |
O PROBLEMA DA ESCASSEZ DE ÁGUA POTÁVEL
|Type of OER|| |
Lesson materials for children
|Conditions of use|| |
Creative Commons BY-ND
|Language (s)|| |
|School Year|| |
Grade 5, Grade 6
|Age group|| |
From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12
Scarcity of fresh water and how to save water.
|Specific contents covered|| |
|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)
Sprinkler control; agriculture; power appliances; scarcity; fresh water and water crisis; gathering water; contaminated with germs; disease; medicine.
|Type of materials included|| |
Videos, Interactive worksheets [fill-in-the-gap, matching, .etc ..]
|How is it visually attractive for children?|| |
The videos have visual quality and are attractive. Online games can be motivating for students.
|Can the OER be customized and reused?|| |
These materials can be reused in different contexts and to different purposes, such as homework; in the classroom, to watch, to read, and to discuss the topic.
|Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?|| |
These videos can be used as a starting point of project-based learning and an interclass collaboration about the topic on the scarcity of fresh water in a specific country. They also may be the starting point of an intercultural collaboration in which each culture is going to compare the context of the videos with their own context.
|Points of Strength|| |
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 OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER includes notes on how the product and process of learning should be assessed, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration