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Celebrating The Great Plant Hunt

Celebrating The Great Plant Hunt

See what primary school children from all over the UK have been up to with The Great Plant Hunt since it launched in spring 09. For the free resources to take part yourself, visit www.greatplanthunt.org

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The Muppets

The Muppets

Kermit, Fozzie and even Miss Piggy lend a hand to help the earth in this NWF short film from the 1980s.

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The Meatrix

The Meatrix

What is the Meatrix? The Meatrix is the story we tell ourselves about where our meat and animal products come from. Take the red pill and find out the truth.

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Climate Trackers – Dragonfly, Snow Leopard, Ringed Seal

Climate Trackers – Dragonfly, Snow Leopard, Ringed Seal

CLIMATE TRACKERS is a European campaign to inform citizens about the effects of climate change on biodiversity, and to encourage them to reduce their impact on the climate.

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Climate Trackers – Puffin, Alligator, Carrion Crow

Climate Trackers – Puffin, Alligator, Carrion Crow

CLIMATE TRACKERS is a European campaign to inform citizens about the effects of climate change on biodiversity, and to encourage them to reduce their impact on the climate.

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Switched on Kids

Switched on Kids

Eastchurch Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2006. The school has developed a culture of ‘Good Energy Housekeeping’ led by classroom Energy Monitors, and an ‘E-team’ of Year 4 pupils who monitor classrooms during the lunch hour.

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Darwin’s Thinkers

Darwin’s Thinkers

Plant Hunter Carly introduces the Thinkers. The 7 to 8 year olds are the Thinkers, learning how to think critically. They are encouraged to reflect on their findings and pool their ideas. The children will explore how we use plants and investigate how they grow successfully.

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Introducing The Great Plant Hunt!

Introducing The Great Plant Hunt!

The Great Plant Hunt encourages children to explore the natural world and join other schools in the biggest ever school science project. Find out more and get the free resources for 5-11 year olds, www.greatplanthunt.org

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Investing in wood fuel

Investing in wood fuel

Suffolk County Council won an Ashden Award in 2010. This forward-looking Council is making big strides towards sustainability by helping local schools switch their oil-fired boilers to greener wood-fired boilers and boosting Suffolk’s supply chain for biomass fuel through sustainable forestry. The County Council is creating local jobs in recession-hit times, and boosting the potential for biomass in the region.

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Woodheys Primary School, Practical Energy Saving

Woodheys Primary School, Practical Energy Saving

Woodheys Primary School won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2007. The school has an excellent programme of practical energy saving and is proud to have achieved the Eco School green flag status.

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