Is Homewood School Full Of Rubbish


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Is Homewood School Full Of Rubbish

  1. 1. Is Homewood School full of Rubbish? Aims What parts of our school have the most litter? What kind of litter is found on the school site? What can we do to control the amount of litter on site?
  2. 2. Citizenship Criteria Covered <ul><li>1a Responsibilities of citizens </li></ul><ul><li>1f Opportunities for individuals to contribute to change </li></ul><ul><li>2a, b and c Redeveloping skills of enquiry and communication </li></ul>
  3. 3. Starter <ul><li>Watch the rubbish wacky facts movie! </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you watch it carefully you will be tested on it later! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Starter Continued <ul><li>On a piece of plain A4 paper write TRUE on one side and FALSE on the other as big as you can. </li></ul><ul><li>You all need to be standing. </li></ul><ul><li>Your teachers will read out facts about waste and you must decide if what the teachers says is true or false? </li></ul><ul><li>If you get it wrong you must sit down. </li></ul><ul><li>Whoever is standing at the end is the winner! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Task <ul><li>Homewood school is full of rubbish (no not just the teachers!) </li></ul><ul><li>You are going to work in groups of 4 to conduct a litter survey around the school </li></ul><ul><li>Each member of your table will go to a different site around the school and record their findings in a tally chart. </li></ul><ul><li>Each member will therefore be an expert for that site for their group </li></ul>
  6. 6. Locations <ul><li>F Block Playground </li></ul><ul><li>Benches outside G Block </li></ul><ul><li>Outside the canteen </li></ul><ul><li>Outside C&D Block </li></ul>
  7. 7. What you need to find out <ul><li>How much litter at each location? </li></ul><ul><li>What type of litter at each location? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the following with your group </li></ul><ul><li>How so you think you could do this? </li></ul><ul><li>How could you present your findings? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Go and survey…… <ul><li>You have 10-15 minutes to survey your area and return to the classroom </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sharing information <ul><li>When you have returned share your findings with the rest of your group </li></ul><ul><li>Create a large table to show your results </li></ul>Location Amount found
  10. 10. Litter survey project <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the issues of litter at Homewood </li></ul><ul><li>What do we hope to find out? </li></ul><ul><li>Method </li></ul><ul><li>What did you do? </li></ul><ul><li>Data presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Present your data </li></ul><ul><li>Data analysis </li></ul><ul><li>What does your data show? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of project and main findings </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some graphs you could use:
  12. 12. Plenary <ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>How can we improve the litter problem at Homewood? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss your ideas in your group </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback ideas to your teacher </li></ul>