1. Use this introduction section to frame the purpose and contents of the learning block; this will be easier to do with the Omnis Matrix (curriculum) because you will usually know where the block sits in a pathway.
2. Introduce the main videos and which age group they might be more suitable for; remember we’re never aiming to dictate, more suggest!
3. Also invite the learner to ‘dive deeper’ by watching the deeper dive videos. Perhaps leave a nugget of enticement to encourage them to do this!
4. Aim for a maximum of FOUR intro videos (two for younger, two for older); but TWO high quality, highly relevant videos are better where possible.
5. Aim for NO MORE THAN THREE deeper dive videos; we do not want overkill or overwhelm and if more than three are necessary, the topic is too broad!
The Activities are designed to encourage the learner to engage more actively and fully in the topic they’re learning about.
Please be creative about these – and think about what would engage YOU!
Remember to re-write an activity if you’ve used the internet for inspiration. And if you do paste some text, please reference it correctly.
1. ALWAYS reference your work.
If you’ve used text from anywhere else – either on the internet or from a book – please reference your work correctly.
Pay attention to any new vocabulary you encounter in this lesson. Write down the new words and their definitions.
Record any questions you have that remain unanswered. Take the time to research further and find the answers. Record those in your notebook.
Write, or create a video recording, summarizing what you learned.
Keep your science notebook page for your portfolio
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