Partner

Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco

Country of Partner

Portugal

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

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Creative Commons BY-ND

Language (s)

English

School Year

Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12

Topic

Scarcity of fresh water and how to save water.

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)

Lexis

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?

Yes

How?

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?

Yes

How?

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.

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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 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