GreenHouse Games Sustainability Victoria State Government Victoria Page not found Page not found. We have recently updated our site and the page you're looking for may have been renamed or moved. You might find what you're looking for in the list below: Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SWRRIP) Educators - Ollie's World - Interactive sustainability resource for kids The Ollie Programs contain many items for Educators. These include Units of Work, Professional Development information and suggestions - and overviews of the research and criteria that have been used to create the Program content. New Resources This section of the website contains newly released resources for teachers and community educators in the USA, UK and Australia.
What is our carbon footprint? - Your climate, your life How do we know the amount of CO2 that we are responsible for so that we can take steps to reduce it? Our individual carbon footprint measures the amount of carbon dioxide produced as we go about our everyday lives. It is measured in tonnes of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere.
Educating for a Sustainable Future - A National Environmental Education Statement for Australian Schools Educating for a Sustainable Future – A National Environmental Education Statement for Australian Schools provides a nationally agreed description of the nature and purpose of environmental education for sustainability through all years of schooling, including a vision and a framework for its implementation. It is intended for teachers, schools and their communities, education systems and developers of curriculum materials. It is also intended as a companion to existing State and Territory polices and programmes and does not replace them. The Statement has been developed collaboratively over a period of approximately twelve months and is based upon significant input from government and non-government organisations. The Statement has been endorsed by all Australian and State/Territory Ministers for Education through the Ministerial Council on Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) in May 2005.
CERES: Community Environment Park CERES Education Programs Environmental education lies at the heart of CERES, which has grown from its humble beginnings into one of the largest sustainability education providers in Victoria. CERES Education provides a wide range of services to schools: * Excursions - for student groups of all ages amongst the inspiring setting of CERES. * Incursions - brings the magic of CERES to your school or organisation. * Training - adult workshops and short courses plus Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs.
CarbonKids Educational Resources CarbonKids is a program for schools committed to tackling climate change. The educational resources offer a range of ideas and activities for the early, primary and middle years of schooling and enable students to achieve outcomes set out in State and Territory curriculum frameworks. 10 August 2010 | Updated 29 October 2012 The units and complementary materials have been developed to assist students in developing an understanding of: climate change and its impact on society and environments the interrelationship between the greenhouse emissions, the environment and our society how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in schools and local communities the role of forest biodiversity and biosequestration in addressing climate change how to adopt a sustainable lifestyle and take action to tackle climate change.
Learn about Photosynthesis Very few plants can actually trap their own food and none can go grocery shopping so plants need to make their food by themselves if they want to eat! Plants are fortunate as they are the only living organisms that can make their own food. How do they do this? Clean, Safe and Sustainable Activities Kids Can Do - About Environment Canada - Environment Canada Clean Community Cleanup Schedule a community cleanup day with kids. Choose an area such as school grounds, a local park or your neighbourhood. Cleaning up the local area helps the environment and creates a sense of community with the kids and other residents. Recycled Art
5 ways to teach your kids about sustainable living - Better World Books Blog - Book Reviews, Author Interviews, Community Outreach & more Guest post by blogger Rubela Jhonnie In order to leave behind a better world for our children, it is important for them to be well aware of protecting the environment. Children can make a difference if you teach them about sustainability and empower them to appreciate and preserve the environment. Here are 5 ways in which you can do that for your children. How to Teach Kids About Sustainability So you want to be a good role model and teach kids—whether your own, nieces and nephews or a classroom—how to respect nature, be mindful of the waste they create and more. In short, to teach them about sustainability. And have fun doing it. Where do you start? There are some quick pointers on how to do so, such as these 5 tips for teaching kids about sustainable living, geared to a younger audience: 1.