Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco
THE PROBLEM OF THE SCARCITY OF FRESH WATER
O PROBLEMA DA ESCASSEZ DE ÁGUA POTÁVEL
Lesson materials for children
Creative Commons BY-ND
Grade 5, Grade 6
From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12
Scarcity of fresh water and how to save water.
Natural science / Environmental education, Social science / Social studies [Geography, History, etc...], English, Cross-curricular projects
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.
Videos, Interactive worksheets [fill-in-the-gap, matching, .etc ..]
The videos have visual quality and are attractive. Online games can be motivating for students.
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.
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.
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