Students Teaching StudentsPosted: November 14, 2013
As part of their IB Diploma Geography course, grade 12 students have been examining the changing importance of energy sources other than fossil fuels. Grade 5’s current unit of inquiry is built around the central idea that “Energy as a resource needs to be used and managed efficiently,” with students investigating different types of energy resources, their advantages and disadvantages, as well as how countries will be addressing their energy needs in the future. We thought this would be a great opportunity for some collaboration.
Therefore, this morning, grade 12 students presented their research on different energy resources to the grade 5 students in a carousel format, so that each group of grade 5s had a chance to hear about each resource. The grade 5s then had the opportunity to ask the “experts” questions of clarification or for ideas to help them with their projects.