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Unit Overview: Outdoor and adventurous activity: Developing critical thinking

Lessons:

6 lessons

Finding your direction

In this lesson, we will learn how to find directions by locating north without a compass, where we will discover how to make a compass using items we have available to us. We will explore the different directions and complete some physical challenges based around direction.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 22m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

How to plan a route

In this lesson, we will learn how to plan and organise a route. This lesson will bring together skills learnt in lesson 1 and 2, applying them to safe route planning. We will explore some technical terms associated with route planning and complete a challenge to follow planned routes.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

How to use semaphore flags

In this lesson, we will learn how to send non-verbal communication using semaphore flags. We will explore how different flag positions relate to different letters of the alphabet and learn how to send messages. We will complete some physical challenges whilst also coding, sending and decoding messages.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 14m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Hitting targets

In this lesson, we will learn how to use accuracy and precision to hit different targets. We will explore the flight of different items and materials when thrown at a target whilst focusing on the life skills of resilience and resourcefulness.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 14m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Bridge building

In this lesson, we will learn how to apply the life skills of creative thinking and fluency of ideas to solve the problem of building bridges and towers. We will include the planning and completion of a physical challenge based on the outcome of the building work.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 8m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript