How ResourceSmart Schools Connects Earth Hour

earth hourOrganisation: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Program: Earth Hour 

This program helps empower the community to be aware of their energy usage and create change.

Connects to the following modules of ResourceSmart Schools: Energy

Accessible to schools in the following Melbourne metropolitan regions: Eastern, Northern and Southern

Appropriate for students in:
Early Childhood
Primary – Prep to Grade 2
Primary – Grade 3 to Grade 6
Secondary – Year 7 to Year 10
Secondary – Year 11 to Year 12

What is offered to schools:

In 2015, there are four ways your school can be involved:

  1. For the first time schools can participate in “lights out” events on Friday March 27th, the day before Earth Hour.
  2. Host an Earth Hour event of your choice eg. including a screening of the Earth Hour documentary, or organise an environment speaker for your assembly
  3. Enter the Earth Hour competition by creating a video, billboard image or infographic highlighting the impact of global warming on food or farming in your region.
  4. Download the FREE curriculum aligned teaching materials for fun and educational classroom activities by Cool Australia.

-> Earth Hour itself is on Saturday 28th March but for the first time this year, there will be an Earth Hour Schools Day which will be on Friday 27th March. Schools can also host their own Earth Hour event anytime, preferably the week leading up to the event.

* There is a focus in 2015 on celebrating and committing to protect our great Aussie food farmers. 

Website: http://earthhour.org.au/schools/

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By World Wildlife Fund (WWF)|2018-07-10T14:58:13+10:00March 25th, 2014|0 Comments
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