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Looking for a Way to Get Started?

February 12, 2019

Many teachers love to kick off the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge with the How Big Are Your Carbon Feet? challenge. Here are some tips from teachers on how to complete the challenge and comments on what has worked best for their classrooms.

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Last chance to sign up for the 2019 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

A. Buchholz, Education Program Coordinator, Canadian Geographic Education
January 25, 2019

Last chance to sign up for the 2019 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

You have until this Sunday, January 27 at noon EST, to register for this year’s Classroom Energy Diet Challenge! If you haven’t already signed up, now is the time. If you get 10 teacher friends to sign up along with you, we will send you some Classroom Energy Diet Challenge goodies! Be sure to email us the names of those whom you have recruited (they must be signed up to count). Contact us at info@energydiet.ca

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Why take on the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge this year?

A. Buchholz, Education Program Coordinator, Canadian Geographic Education
January 14, 2019

We are very excited for the launch of this year’s Classroom Energy Diet Challenge as it heads into its 8th year. We want to share with you the excitement and some reasons for signing up!

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Confronting our plastic problem

Tanya Kirnishni, Editor, Canadian Geographic Education
April 19, 2018

Plastic garbage is showing up not only in busy urban areas and regularly frequented parks, but also in natural conservation areas, waterways and coastlines all around the world. Here is what we can do to help.

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Citizen Challenge #6: Get Growing

April 16, 2018

While our northern climate can occasionally pose some challenges for outdoor gardeners, getting plants started indoors is simple, inexpensive and fun — and now is the perfect time to start!

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