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Third and Fourth level

Here you will find modules which support Third and Fourth levels - S1 to S3, but earlier for some. The fourth level broadly equates to Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 4.  The fourth level experiences and outcomes are intended to provide possibilities for choice and young people's programmes will not include all of the fourth level outcomes.

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Pipe networks

07/08/2013
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This module looks at the provision of clean water and the disposal of waste, along with the pipe networks that support the processes. Key themes explored here are environmental, social and economic impacts.

 

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Our bodies and water

07/08/2013
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This module is concerned with the importance of water to the body for drinking and for hygiene. How soap works and how the kidneys function are explored.

 

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Water safety

07/08/2013
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This module recaps on water safety before exploring the dangers of playing by a reservoir or loch, and other bodies of water, and the idea of risk. Pupils are also asked to communicate these messages to the public.

 

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Climate change

07/08/2013
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This model looks at the causes and consequences of climate change, drought and flooding. The pupils are invited to explore the experiences of people involved in some natural disasters, and to compare the effects of these in different countries.

 

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Pollution

07/08/2013
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Water pollution is the focus of this module. After looking at the subject as a whole, pupils will learn about different types of pollution and their effects.