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Attention High Schoolers! Get on top of climate change and plastic pollution!

Attention High Schoolers! Get on top of climate change and plastic pollution!

High School Science
Fiona Morphett / 11 August 2021

This is an exclusive event: the launch of the new Take 3 Climate, Clean-up and Classrooms program!  This program will add to previous Take 3 programs to include another layer of understanding of the plastic pollution problem – this time through the lens of climate change. Take 3 will be working with students to look at their carbon plastic footprint and how this connects to CO2 emissions. They will calculate how that might look over a year and discuss ways to reduce their carbon plastic footprint.

Three youth guest speakers will present talks - a climate justice speaker, a data analyst, and a climate uni student

 

WHEN: 19 August 2021, Science Week

WHERE: On-line webinar 

START: 9:00am - 11:00am AEST

DURATION: approx. 2 hrs

AUDIENCE: Stage 4/5 (ages 12-16)

EQUIPMENT: computer, kitchen scales, copy of Take 3 Student Worksheet

 

This program is fully funded and is free for Simply Homeschool students. 

To be involved please:

  • Email fiona@simplyhomeschool.com.au with your child/rens name, age, and the email address to receive the webinar link. NOTE: This information will be passed on to Take 3 so they can facilitate the program.
  • Download the Student Worksheet - the student will need to set aside all the household plastic (which would otherwise become waste) for a week. If it is food related it should be cleaned so it doesn’t stink at the end of the week.  The worksheet is a PDF fillable form and if possible, the student should fill in the waste audit form and weigh the week’s plastic prior to attending.
  • Do the C3 Survey.  This is a brief, 5 question survey checking student's prior knowledge of climate change and plastics:  https://forms.gle/Mfw1EFh6A1evvtxH7 

Optional Extras:

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