United Arab Emirates
My project will hopefully inspire adults and children understand what we humans are doing to the environment and that they could do a lot to change the world in a good way allowing the future people to see the earth as a better place than it was.
United Arab Emirates
- we would like to have more video conference with the great barrier reef. - do like a campaign, giving away badges and then make other people join. - do an online or an assembly in the schools to give everyone a message and more alarmed about we should take care about the animals. - have stalls around and give flyers.
United Arab Emirates
We would love to promote the Great Barrier Reef around our school body and the country we live in. There are many ways to do this, we could hold more video conferences with Reef HQ to discuss the problems and how we can help, we could hold an assembly to present our ideas to this school and our year. Furthermore in the future it would be amazing if we can visit the GBR and participate in activities to promote not only in my country, the UAE, but also in Australia.
United Arab Emirates
The main company, Reef HQ, is located in Australia close to the Great Barrier. Therefore, it would be helpful to do some more video conferences with the company. Also it would be handy to hold an assembly about getting involved with Reef HQ and saving the lives of Dugongs. On national day we could perhaps share some information with the school because national day would link with sustainability.
United States
Our third graders studied weather and climate standards to learn more about the weather hazard of drought. They learned about various drought conditions around the world. Then we learned ways we can conserve water in our own drought-ridden state. The third graders noticed that our cafeteria sells hundreds of tiny plastic water bottles at lunch, and none of them get recycled in the cafeteria. The approach we took was to take data on how many water bottles are sold each day. We used the data to create an awareness campaign for the other students to teach them about how much water is used to make and recycle those little bottles. We sold STEM Launch reusable water bottles and encouraged students to use those instead of getting the small bottles with their lunch. We used the grant money to purchase two large recycling receptacles for the cafeteria. We will use the remaining funds to go toward purchasing a water bottle filler fountain.The district sent out a plumber for the estimate and we are just waiting for the word from the district to move forward with purchasing and installation. All students in the building became aware of the issue. They started recycling the bottles in the new containers. National Junior Honor Society members dumped the recycle bins into the large bin each week. We had water and sustainability experts come to the school to hear the students' solutions. For example, sustainability experts from LarkBurger came and people from Thornton Water. One of the consultants was so impressed that she worked with her company to raise additional funds for us to receive our water bottle fountain.
Canada
We have so far done: Information sessions, brainstorming, community cleanups, environmental school theme days, collaborations with student council, and bake sales. In the future we are hoping to do so much more.
United States
It will organize projects and presentations to bring attention to the cause.
Italy
We’ve discussed with the students about pollution, recycle and reuse, and so the project came out. 1- The students analyse the consequences of the degradation of our shores. They were particularly interested in the animal part so they did lots of researches about dolphins and turtles, since they are the main victims of this decline. 2- Then, a marine biologist of the University of Salento, who is also a member of JGI Italia, joins us in this project. He helped the students analysing a section of the coast, which is particularly damaged because completely exposed to the current of the sea. We obtain a special partnership with a team of scuba divers as well. 3- In May it’s been organized a day for the cleaningup, the students were collecting the garbage on the beach, while the scuba divers went under water doing the same team. 4- They studied the biodegradability of all different type of waste, focusing on the time, and the permanence in the environment. Out from these researches they made up posters, bookmarks and big panels to publicize the information in as many beaches as possible in that area. Another amazing thing they’ve done is that from all the garbage they’ve collected, they’ve created some beautiful designed items, for fundraising for our orphanage in Kigoma.

As regard as the funds, we won a competition announcement from the province, so we’ve fortunately got the financial help from the province itself.
Canada
We are building a garden tower out of repurposed goods. We will be learning about permaculture systems to help build a sustainable, thriving garden. Our goal is to keep our garden producing food throughout the year.
United States
We will write a proposal to the Administration Office to ask them to stop supplying bottled water during various school events (such as Open House) as well as faculty/staff meetings. We will also persuade the club that is selling snacks and drinks on campus to not sell drinks that come in single-use plastic bottles. Meanwhile, aiming to increase the water dispensers/stations on campus to make it more convenient for people to use recycled water bottles, we will research about the best locations on campus to add more water dispensers and the best brands for them.

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