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Sustainability

Living in Balance

From climate change to biodiversity, the earth has experienced profound changes at unprecedented rates. Through human ingenuity and cooperation, we can create hope.

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coral reef sea water

Coral Reefs - (Primary/Cycle 1)

Students create a colourful coral reef ecosystem model using coffee filters, pipe cleaners and watercolours that tells the story of coral reefs and how climate change and pollution are threats to these beautiful ecosystems.

energy food and water

Energy Food and Water - (Middle/Cycle 2)

Students create a cartoon that vividly brings to life an example (real or generated by students) of how sustainable innovations are helping to change the energy-food-water nexus and encourage people around the world to live within our planetary boundaries.

man looking at a landscape using binoculars

Creating Opportunity - (Secondary/Cycle 3)

Students explore the global challenges presented by energy, food and water, the nexus they form and their effects on ecosystems. They are introduced to the basics of ‘design thinking’ (DT) and use DT tools to develop a prototype concept for a solution to one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) in these areas.