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Activity booklet: climate change – ages 13 to 16

What is the difference between the weather and the climate? What happens when the climate changes? In this booklet, you’ll find cool and fun activities such as word searches and puzzles to help you understand the difference between weather and climate.

Activity booklet: Water – ages 7 to 10

In our water-activity booklet, learners will discover fun and interesting water-based games they can play to enhance their general knowledge of water and its importance.

Activity: Quiz: classification of plants and animals – International Day of Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

Do you know which biodiversity kingdom provides 60% of the world’s medicines? Take our quiz to see how much you know about biodiversity and the Western Cape.

Conservation: LoveNature with Mbali Series

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on species conservation and biodiversity from Natural Sciences and Technology subject matter. Learn about what the living and non-living thing is, why ecosystems and interdependence are important, what the biosphere is and what classification is. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali _ isiXhosa

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Infographic and activity: classification of plants and animals – International Day for Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on 22 May every year and focuses on issues of biodiversity around the world. Discover what makes the Western Cape’s biodiversity so special and complete the fun activity.

Infographic: recycling and energy

How does recycling save energy? Is there a connection? Have a look at this Earth Day infographic to find out.

Lesson plan and presentation – Marine Month and food chains (Grade 6): one hour

What are ecosystems and food webs? Why are ecosystems and food webs important to us? In this lesson plan and presentation, you’ll learn methods to help you identify threats to ecosystems and solutions to these threats, and find out how ecosystems and the food web are created.

Lesson plan and presentation – water cycle (Grade 4)

This lesson plans covers the water cycle, why water is important and the states of matter.

Lesson plan and presentation: Biodiversity and soil – teachers' workshop (Grade 5)

Planet Earth is made of rocks. This workshop aimed at teachers focuses on important topics such as biodiversity and soil conservation. 

Lesson plan and presentation: Biodiversity Day – soil is life (Grade 5 – teachers’ workshop)

Teachers workshop: Natural Science and Technology for Grade 5 on planet Earth and beyond, systems and control (the surface of the Earth)
* Rocks
* Soil types