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Caring for Climate and Change – Virtual Excursion 

How is electricity generated? What are the causes and effects of climate change? How can we contribute to a more sustainable and just world?

Year Level
Years 3-10

Cost
$165 / 1 hour session
+ booking fee
(maximum group size is 30 students)

Delivered
via Zoom

Join our expert educators to understand the connection between energy production and climate change. Students will discover how electricity is generated, understand the impacts it has on climate change and the important role renewable energy plays, and discuss political and social solutions (systems change) to increase agency and empowerment in students. Our educators will guide students through problem solving and action planning to create change within their school community and explore solutions to create change at school or home.

Through a variety of hands on activities your students will:

Years 3 – 10

  • Find out how human activity is impacting the earth’s atmosphere
  • Discover and engage with a range of innovative solutions to mitigate climate change
  • Learn about the different types of atmospheric pollutants
  • Feel empowered to make positive long-lasting change

You’ll receive a school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your virtual excursion, and a Kahoot! Quiz.

Years 3-10

  • Understand the cause and effects of climate change
  • Explore energy-based solutions to mitigate climate change
  • Identify the social and political systems that contribute to climate change
  • Feel empowered to make long-lasting change

This program links to curriculum areas of:
Science, Geography, Design & Technologies, Civics & Citizenship.

Availability
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the term

Session times
11am – 12pm
1:45pm – 2:45pm

How the virtual excursion will run:
  • We use Zoom Video Conferencing to deliver virtual learning sessions
  • The session will open 10 minutes before the scheduled start
  • Q & A will be left open for students to communicate with CERES educators during the webinar
What you’ll receive:
  • You will be sent a unique URL a week prior to the session to be shared with participating students
  • A school teacher guide, including instructions for optional activities to do before and after your webinar
What you need for the session:
  • Tablet or mobile device – download the free Zoom app
  • PC, laptop or smartboard – allow the Zoom extension file download request
  • For in-school student webinars, we recommend one smartboard and a minimum of 1 device per 3 students
Use the activities in the Teaching Guide below to spark students’ curiosity before the virtual session and add value to your experience with CERES. It’s also designed to deepen students’ learning back at school. A guide to what a Kahoot! quiz is also included.

Foundation to Year 2 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 3 to 6 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 7 to 10 Teaching Guide * coming soon
Years 11 to 12 Teaching Guide * coming soon
What is a Kahoot quiz?

Watch the following video to understand what CERES is all about and to get you and your students excited about your virtual excursion with us!

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