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Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
There are a number of tools and resources available to help schools reduce their impact on the environment.
EPA Victoria student pages
Ecological footprint calculator; air quality information for kids, greenhouse calculator and other school activities.
Fossil Fuel Diet
Assisting schools to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Global Footprint Network
Ecological footprints, advancing the science of sustainability.
Gould League - Future Scapes
An interactive site where students can enter their actions for future living and the site generates a summary of how the environment will be. Opportunity to redesign your future by changing actions.
You have the power to save energy. Energy calculator.
Schools Energy Saving
Helping schools reduce their impact on the environment.
Alternative Technology Association
ATA website provides access to advanced resources for alternative power and sustainability resources.
Bureau of Meterology
A huge range of lesson plans relating to climate and the weather from grade 2&3 to year 10.
Energex - switched on
Australian energy site with information aimed at students and on-line games and activities.
Origin Energy for kids
Links to lots of curriculum resources relating to energy and climate change.
Eco'tude Powerhouse Museum
A site designed to help classes assess the ecological performance of your school and plan for improvements. Log in and continue to work on the tool as you progress.
Solar in Schools
Access to information about solar grants and information on energy generation from solar systems.
Classroom Energy (US site)
An American site providing loads of information on energy, oil and natural gas. Lesson plans, videos and online interactive activities all present.
Climate Classroom Kids
A great website to help you to plan your teaching around global warming. Have a look at the slideshow and presenters guide in the teachers section for a great resource.
An informative American site that explains climate change to students.
Unit outlines, stories and picture galleries to help you to teach around polar topics.
A UK site of information and activities for 8-14 year olds. The site looks at energy and buildings; energy and the environment and energy sources.
An interactive game for students looking at energy saving options around the house and a range of other activities.
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