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Happy World Water Day?

A. Buchholz, Education Program Coordinator, Canadian Geographic Education
March 22, 2019

Today is World Water Day, a perfect occasion to talk about what else? Water!

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Classroom Energy Diet Challenge ‘Green Team’ Meets Minister McKenna

Tanya Kirnishni, Special Projects Editor, Canadian Geographic Education
March 11, 2019

Lisa Porter is a teacher and librarian at Grenoble Public School in Toronto, Ont., working with different classes and collaborating with teachers on inquiry-based projects. She and a group of teachers run the EcoSchool club, which they call the Grenoble Green Team (GGT). Last year, their school received Gold Status certification with the Ontario EcoSchool program. Porter shared some of the highlights from what their eco-club is doing to make their school and community a better place.

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2019 Energy Educator of the Year Awards

A. Buchholz, Education Program Coordinator, Canadian Geographic Education
February 28, 2019

This year, Canadian Geographic Education and Shell Canada want to recognize two teachers by presenting each of them with Canada’s Energy Educator of the Year Award. This award acknowledges hard working Classroom Energy Diet Challenge teachers who have participated enthusiastically in the Challenge and who have shown commitment to fostering energy literacy in their school and community.

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So far…

A. Buchholz, Education Program Coordinator, Canadian Geographic Education
February 21, 2019

We're already closing up the third week of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge! Can you believe it? Let's look at what some of the classes have been up to! 

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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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