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Infographic: Groundwater

Every wonder what ground water is and how it works? This infographic explains how important ground water is to us.

Interview with a tree competition Winners
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: Energy transfer and energy chains – Grade 4

We use energy for everything we do – we get our energy from food, and the energy in our food comes from the sun. Plants also use the energy from the sun to make food for animals and people. This presentation and lesson plan is ideal for teachers.

Lesson plan and presentation: Living and non-living things

This lesson plan focuses on the difference between living and non-living things and the seven life processes: movement, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion and feeding.

Lesson plan and presentation: structure of plants – Plant Appreciation Day

This lesson plan and presentation for Grade 4 teachers cover the structure of plants.

Lesson plan and presentation: structure of plants – Plant Appreciation Day (Grade 4)

Learn all about the structure of plants. 

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of November to highlight the importance of fish stocks in our oceans. Fishing provides food and jobs for people and in return boosts a country's economy. 

Radio clips: Interview with a Tree

Listen to these fun radio clips as kids interview a variety of trees on curriculum related topics in the 2020 and 2022 Arbor Day Interview with a Tree Competition. There are so many interesting things to learn about trees. Give it a try!

Video Marine Biodiversity Penguin Palooza 2020

Learn all about the importance of penguins and watch a penguin release from the view point of these incredible birds. 

Waste: LoveNature with Mbali Series Grade 4 to 7

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on waste from Natural Sciences and Technology and Life Skills subject matter. Learn about what the different types of waste are, how to dispose of hazardous waste, why marine pollution is a problem and how you can recycle. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.