Presenter – Dominique Dybala, Environment Education Victoria
Climate change basics in Victoria. How will climate change impact our communities? Resources will be shared, and regional innovation examples highlighted.
Presenter – Jane Burns, CERES
Australia needs to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by accelerating the uptake of renewables and storage. This session will highlight some key ways schools can help to reduce greenhouse gases and link these actions to the curriculum and the wider community.
Activity sheet: Clean energy at your school (PDF, 76kB)
Presenter – Kim O'Hoy, Melbourne Water
Join us and experience a virtual tour of the Western Treatment Plant with 360-degree views of sewage treatment ponds, agriculture, heritage as well as internationally significant wetlands.
Learn how the virtual tour can be used in conjunction with resources, available for Year 7–8 Geography students, to explore water in an urban environment.
Curriculum links: Geography and Science
Cross-curriculum priorities: Learning about Sustainability
Presenter – Jason Sheehan, CERES
Humanity is in a constant battle with waste. Our oceans are filled with plastic and the most remote corners of our planet are littered with trash.
There are ways we can eliminate specific waste streams from our lives, and many more to prevent waste from reaching our environment. We will focus on the 5 Rs as a way to slow the waste we produce.