In this 30 hour module, learners imagine themselves as a travel blogger planning a once in a lifetime trip to a rainforest. Fascinated by what they might find when they get there, this module is a mix of researching the unknown, purposefully asking why, and communicating effectively along the way. Concepts explored include explaining the science behind the rainforest climate, gaining a deeper understanding of communicating proportion using fractions and charts, and how to research without plagiarizing. The module culminates with an exciting journey into coding the perfect website to reach their followers! This is the perfect module to scientists, fledgling journalists and everyone in between.
10 - 11
Learners will understand that the water cycle and plant transportation play a role in rainforest climate; critical reading is essential for good research; and text features can be used for effective communication.
Learners will be able to effectively reference their sources when writing informatively; and use statistics to communicate the scale of a problem.
Learners become more aware of the interdependence of humans and the natural world
Modules can be delivered in short or long formats
Each module can be delivered in formats of 3 hours a day, or 1.5 hours a day. Importantly, our modules are carefully designed to ensure that even in the 3 hour format, children have a maximum exposure time of 2.5 hours total screen time per day, with a limit of 40 minutes in any one continuous block.
To find out more about how we structure our lesson engagement to foster independence and protect the eyes of our little ones, have a look at our sample camp timetable.