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RMIT Life Cycle Resources

May 1, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

From 2008-2011, Centre of Design RMIT produced numerous life cycle thinking resources for schools working with CERES Education as part of the ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic framework. These resources are free for everyone to use.   What is the life cycle of a computer? Click here […]

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How ResourceSmart Schools Connects to Yarra Ranges Shire Council’s Services to Schools

April 14, 2014,    By: Yarra Ranges Shire Council

This program supports sustainability practices in schools and contributes to council’s environment and sustainability goals. Connects to the Core, Biodiversity, Energy, Water and Waste modules of ResourceSmart Schools.

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Green Purchasing

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

“Green purchasing” or “green procurement” is when people or organisations buy products and services that minimise negative environmental impacts over their life cycle of manufacturing, transportation, use and recycling or disposal. Examples of environmentally preferable characteristics include products and services that: promote long-lasting, high quality, […]

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Tiddalick The Frog – Dreamtime Stories

April 29, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Dreamtime Story Animation “Tiddalick The Frog” for the Marambul Yuganha Exhibition at the Griffith campus of TAFE NSW Riverina Institute 2011. Exhibition Coordinator: Carolyn White Animation by: Mick Ashley – RedPixels Animation

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Biladurang The Platypus – Dreamtime Stories

April 29, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Dreamtime Story Animation “Biladurang The Platypus” for the Marambul Yuganha Exhibition at the Griffith campus of TAFE NSW Riverina Institute 2011. Exhibition Coordinator: Carolyn White Animation by: Mick Ashley – RedPixels Animation

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20 Reasons to Have a Vegetable Garden at Your School

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Many thanks to ACTSmart Schools for this great list of why you should have a vegetable garden at your school. The garden provides a context for understanding seasonality and life cycles. It’s an opportunity to work cooperatively on real tasks. Sensory experience becomes a part […]

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Downloadable Sustainability Posters

October 7, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

Check out these great examples of sustainability posters to put around at your school!

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Choices For A Rubbish-Free Lunch Program

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team
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By Kirsty Costa Many schools around Australia are now contemplating how to best develop ongoing behaviour change with food waste. There are many ways to develop a whole-school program that reduces parent complaints, celebrates achievements and helps save the environment. Here are a range of […]

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Teaching Climate Change to Children

April 30, 2013,    By: CERES Education – Outreach Team

By Kirsty Costa, CERES As the floods raced through Queensland and then Victoria over the Summer holidays, the topic of climate change was once again raised both in the news and dinner table conversations around the Australia.  My cousin and her children, who now live […]

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How ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic Connects to Act Wild

March 15, 2014,    By: Zoos Victoria

This program is a website and an iPhone mobile app that provides opportunities to take simple real world actions that benefit wildlife. Connects to the Biodiversity module of ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic.

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