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Action plans sustainability projects in NZ schools. Oil spill. How Does a Modern Landfill Work? Water Games - Games4Sustainability. Renewable and non renewable Planet Earth resource (nor just energy) Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Environmental education for most adults used to mean learning a little bit about recycling and planting some trees on Arbor Day.

Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues

We didn’t delve into ecology as much as we skimmed the surface. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and more R's.... Keep New Zealand Beautiful – Environmental volunteer work.

Food waste

Documentary Film. “Expertly weaving personal fears, family tensions, and political action, GARBAGE DREAMS records the tremblings of a culture at a crossroads.”

Documentary Film

—New York Times On the outskirts of Cairo lies the world's largest garbage village. A labyrinth of narrow roadways camouflaged by trash, the village is home to 60,000 Zaballeen — Arabic for "garbage people. " The Zaballeen have survived for centuries by recycling Cairo's waste. Down the Drain / Connected 2017 Level 2 - Taking Action.

(4) 'I want you to panic': 16-year-old issues climate warning at Davos. Turning Old into New / Connected 2017 Level 4 - Where to Next? / Connected / Instructional Series / English - ESOL - Literacy Online website - Instructional Series.

Global sustainable development goals

Plastic. Carbon/human footprint. Water waste, Ocean pollution and cleaning. Renewable energy. Litterless lunchboxes. Composting. Watecare water treatment plant lesson 2017 NZ. Bay Bush Action - Home. Te Ara i Takahia. Mapping the future. In this activity, students use the Ake Ake model to explore changes that have taken place in their local environment in the last 50–100 years and to plan for the next 50 years.

Mapping the future

By the end of this activity, students should be able to: name the five key components important for the sustainability of any society describe aspects of their area 50–100 years ago according to these five components describe changes in these components that have taken place from then to now draw a picture of how they would like their area to look like in 50 years’ time, considering the five components explain the components of their picture including why they want certain changes. Download the Word file (see link below) for: introduction/background notes what you need what to do.

Get involved: New Zealand Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai. TonerPave – TonerPave animation. Biodiversity. Exploring your local environment: Education resources. School visits. Book the bus, hand out the notices and get those kids out of class for a day - bring them to the EcoHub!

School visits

We love having our local schools visit and the kids love getting their hands dirty and learning something new. We can provide hands-on learning about edible gardens, bee-friendly gardens, food forests and worm farms! Get the kids excited learning about the importance of upcycling & recycling and exploring greater issues around conservation. We will happily tailor your visit to suit your class' age group, study topic or area of interest.

If you have a interest or area of study, we can focus on knowledge-building and investigation around that topic that so students leave inspired, with a deeper level understanding and a willingness to make a difference. Children's: Earth's Resources - Air, Water, Land. How to Save the Earth's Resources. School-gen. Aspects of sustainability - teacher resource. Keep New Zealand Beautiful For Kids – Keep New Zealand Beautiful. It is important that every Kiwi knows how to be a Tidy Kiwi.

Keep New Zealand Beautiful For Kids – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

The things you love about being a kid in New Zealand – parks, beaches, safe places to learn and play – are precious. They need people like you to care for them. Be sure to check out our 2020 School's Calendar to ensure you never miss a KNZB event, programme or competition! Sustainability as a Value. Saving the world won't be easy (but we can do it). EcoMatters Environment Trust. Activities – Kiwi Conservation Club. Science experiment on soil erosion. This post is also available in: Italiano Science experiment on soil erosion – This experiment, which has a tremendous visual impact due to its simplicity, it will demonstrate the relationship between precipitation, soil erosion, protection of watercourses and vegetation.

Science experiment on soil erosion

A very simple experiment that stresses the importance of the vegetation cover of the soil. You can propose in three versions: – Preparing the planting of seedlings – Using plants ready to be transplanted – Using soil samples. Science experiment on soil erosion – First version Prepare three identical plastic bottles, cut as shown in the pictures and put them on a flat surface (I’ve stuck with the hot glue on a tablet of plywood):

Conservation. What is the Earth system? There are many interacting systems that make up the Earth, many of which are dynamic. These notes discuss the importance of understanding the concept of systems with emphasis on the water cycle, and are aimed specifically for teachers. What is the Earth system? Scientists increasingly view Earth as a dynamic system – a combination of interrelated, interdependent or interacting parts forming a collective whole or entity. On a macro level, the Earth system maintains its existence and functions as a whole through the interactions of its parts, called components. At a lower level or micro level, it is helpful to think of the Earth system in terms of four central components known as the subsystems – the hydrosphere, geosphere, atmosphere and biosphere.

Conservation International (CI) Zero Waste Zone. The Zero Waste Zone is a fun, hands-on learning centre for how we rethink waste as a resource and how we work together towards zero waste to landfill by 2040.

Zero Waste Zone

Located at the Waitakere Refuse Transfer Station, Henderson. Zero waste programme Learn about waste, where it goes and the importance of the 5 R’s to reduce the growing volume of rubbish across the region: rot refusereducere-userecycle. Nature Is Speaking – Julia Roberts is Mother Nature. Watch air pollution flow across the planet in real time. China’s air is notoriously toxic: Each year, it contributes to the premature deaths of some 1.6 million people.

Watch air pollution flow across the planet in real time

Concerned about how such pollution was affecting his family, Beijing-based data scientist Yann Boquillod founded AirVisual Earth, an online air pollution map that uses data from satellites and more than 8000 monitoring stations to display global air pollution in real time. The AirVisual Earth interactive maps prevailing wind patterns and shows color-coded concentrations of PM2.5—airborne particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter that can penetrate deep into the lungs. Users can zoom in, tilt, and spin the globe for better viewing.

The air pollution visualization was crafted “so people really understand how bad it is,” says Boquillod, who hopes an informed citizenry will pressure governments and communities to clear the air. Auckland Council on Sustainable Living Programme. Sign up for access to the study guide Latest workshops on Sustainable Living On Auckland's North Shore the Kaipatiki Community Facilities Trust has been offering free Sustainable Living workshops on energy, waste, gardening and water, all funded by the Kaipatiki Local Board.

Auckland Council on Sustainable Living Programme

Workshop hosts get a sustainable solution installed at their home for free: energy saving devices, a compost system, a garden bed or rain barrels. Home. Home - Zero Waste Home. Story of Stuff. People Are Beautiful. Tread Lightly. How Many Trees Are There? Sustainable Living Programme - Sustainable living courses in New Zealand. This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born. Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child.

This Amazing Village in India Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Little Girl is Born

While we celebrate newborn girls by sending pink dresses and dolls, in the village of Piplantri in Rajasthan, India, they celebrate by planting 111 trees. That’s right, every time a little girl is born in Piplantri, 111 trees are planted in her honor! Scientists confirm ‘greenhouse’ effect of human’s CO2. For the first time, scientists have shown a direct link between rising levels of carbon dioxide — or CO2 — in Earth’s atmosphere and an increase in how much solar energy warms the ground. The finding supports a key theory about what’s behind the recent worldwide warming of Earth’s climate. It links a measurable share of that warming to human activities that release CO2. One of the Tribe - Creative Visions. The Fun Theory. "Love the Planet" - film by Kseniya Simonova for the Foundation of King Mohammed IV of Morocco.

Pick It Up. Kerstin woke up every day before the sun came up. Waiting for the dawn near some rocks, she puts gloves and walked the same stretch of beach picking up garbage. After an hour, she cleaned the 200 meters of beach. Contact Us. Dutch Guy Was Annoyed By The Trash On His Way To Work So He Did This: Tommy Kleyn, a guy in the Netherlands, has showed us just how easy it is to volunteer in your community. He cleaned up a heavily polluted waterfront on his way to work, and all he had to do was wake up half an hour earlier every day until the trash was all gone. Show Full Text After he posted the images on Facebook, he even got some help from his friends. All it took was filling up one garbage bag at a time until the work was done!

More info: Facebook. Question Bank. Pollution Patrol. Lesson Focus This lesson focuses on devices that are used to detect air pollution. Teams of students construct outdoor air pollution detectors from everyday materials. They then test their devices to see how much particulate pollutants they can capture. Age Levels: Objectives. Palm oil firms in Peru plan to clear 23,000 hectares of primary forest.

Pounamu - Science in 2023 - Cather Simpson. Rewritable paper: Prints with light, not ink. Here Comes the Sun. Classroom Paper Recycling. Inspire Her Mind. Global Warming and Walnut Trees: a Case Study in Deception. To Plant a Walnut Tree: How To Create a Fruitful Legacy By Using Your Experience: Trevor Waldock: 9781857885651: Books. Video: The Final Cut - watch and vote - Element magazine. Make Your Own Water Filter Experiment.

Genetically Modified plants. Sonic Bloom2. Go Green with Disney's Timon / Pumbaa.