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Learning objects Aim to sustain: Get the message

TLF ID M016251

This resource is a subset of the larger resource, Aim to Sustain. As such it includes the culminating activity in which students study and make artworks that communicate an environmental message about single use and disposable plastics. The resource includes links to video, a slideshow, worksheets and links to further interactive resources. The resource includes support notes for teachers and/or supervisors.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority, Sustainability for years 5 to 8 students studying Science and Technology, Science or a multidisciplinary unit. This resource outlines a highly engaging activity that allows year 5 to year 8 students to creatively demonstrate a sustainability message about plastics. This resource could be used independently of the other resources in Aim to Sustain, in which case, it is brief and focuses on sustainability issues of single use and disposable plastics. It could be used as the final demonstration of learning on completing the other components of Aim to Sustain.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • The Arts
  • English
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Science
  • Arts
  • Technologies

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.