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Garden Competition

April 21, 2016,    By: Hume Valley School

Our school had a Garden Competition to see which class can grow the biggest vegetable. During this competition, we also linked this activity to our curriculum. Depending on the class, some students counted how many vegetables they grew, others weighed and measured the vegetables, and […]

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Waste Audit Team

April 19, 2016,    By: Wantirna Primary School

These students assisted conduct the Waste Audit for our school. They went around the school and measured all the different types of waste from classrooms, staffrooms, library and OSHC. They couldn\’t believe how much there was and understand better that recycling and reusing is better […]

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Learning in the Grden

April 19, 2016,    By: Wantirna Primary School

Garden Time   One of the fun things we do with Ms Ross is go into the garden. We look after the vegetables. We water the plants to help them grow. We talk about what makes them grow and how they help us with food […]

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Our Say: What do wetlands and seaweed farming have in common?

April 18, 2016,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

By Jane Burns Education Outreach Manager Eco solutions Naturally occurring biological, chemical or physical processes have mitigated or deferred global warming for millions of years by accumulating and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere in the process known as carbon sequestration. However, depletion of the […]

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Waste Wall

April 12, 2016,    By: St Joseph the Worker School (Reservoir North)

St Joseph the Worker strongly emphasised the importance of reducing wrappers and packaging, and the impact it has on our environment. Valuable information was put in school newsletters, so that the wider school community was informed on the importance of reducing the amount of packaging […]

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Trash for Peace Incursion

April 12, 2016,    By: St Joseph the Worker School (Reservoir North)

Trash for Peace Incursion St Joseph The Worker Primary School was lucky enough to have an amazing person visit our school. Andrew, from an American organization called ‘Trash for Peace,’ brought his wealth of knowledge and recycling skills to share with our students. Trash for […]

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TerraCycle Colgate Brigade

April 12, 2016,    By: St Joseph the Worker School (Reservoir North)

Terra Cycle Colgate Brigade St Joseph the Worker Primary School has signed up to be part of the Terra Cycle Colgate Brigade. The whole school community collects old toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothbrush and toothpaste tube outer packaging, floss containers and brings them into […]

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Supporting students release their inner-leader

March 31, 2016,    By: CERES Education – Excursions Team

Do you want to empower your students to become the sustainability leaders of tomorrow?… then Do More With LESS is for you. This 4 hour school based program supports students to let their inner-leader shine and plan environmental projects for school and home. In a […]

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Bird Boxes Project published in The Weekly Review

March 30, 2016,    By: Killara Primary School

Our school has been working to install bird boxes to attract more native birds. The Weekly Review published an article on this project in their magazine. The article is below:

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What Inspires Me – Interview with Jack Nyhof

March 30, 2016,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

April 2016 Earlier this year CERES Outreach Educator Nick Rickard was asked to judge entries for the inaugral VLGA Climate Awards, and in February 2016 attended the awards ceremony. The awards was organised by the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) in partnership with Australian Youth […]

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