Water is Life: Team Green International

Water is Life: Team Green International

Water is Life: Team Green International

Language:

English

Grade/Age:

Primary (5-11), Middle (12-14), Secondary (15-18)

Subject:

Social Studies

Global Goals:

6: Clean Water and Sanitation; 14: Life Below Water

Dates:

September 2023 – July 2024   

Facilitator(s):

Bob Carter, Greg Reiva, iEARN France, Rob King, Virginia King

Project Description:

The iEARN Water is Life project will bring students into active research and action-oriented collaboration concerning water as the vital essence of life.Taking the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 6 and 14 as their inspiration and their focus, students will work within their school and with schools across the globe to study, research and share as they develop an understanding of the Goals and cooperatively develop ideas and strategies to play their part in the meeting of the Goals. Students will be encouraged and supported in the development of their learning, their cooperation with their classmates and students in schools around the globe and in turning their research into ideas they can take to the community: local, national and global.The primary goal of the Water is Life Project is the development, implementation and reporting on a Community Action Plan Team Green International is a student-led organization that advocates making the world a better place by raising awareness and trying to solve environmental issues. We believe that everyone can make a difference by doing their part to care for our Earth.

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Protectores en Acción

Protectores en Acción

Protectores en Acción

Language:

English, Spanish

Grade/Age:

Primary (5-11), Middle (12-14), Secondary (15-18)

Subject:

Language Arts, Science

Global Goals:

14: Life Below Water; 15: Life on Land; 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Dates:

August 2023 – December 2023

March 2024 – July 2024   

Facilitator(s):

Cristina Bosio Ferrer, Rosi Rivarola (Aug – Dec)

TBD (March – July)

Project Description:

El proyecto Protectores en acción pretende generar conciencia y un cambio de parte de los humanos sobre la tenencia responsable de animales domesticos y el cuidado de la fauna silvestre, a través de distintas acciones reflexivas y aprendizajes en red, promovidas a través de las herramientas TIC. Protectores en Acción pretende promover el respeto, cuidado y preservación de todo ser vivo que nos rodea, no solo en nuestras ciudades y hogares sino tambien en nuestros espacios geográficos.

The Protectores en Acción project aims to generate awareness and a change on the part of humans about the responsible ownership of domestic animals and the care of wildlife, through different reflective actions and online learning, promoted through ICT tools.

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Heritage (To Be Preserved) / Patrimoine (Preserver)

Heritage (To Be Preserved) / Patrimoine (Preserver)

Heritage (To Be Preserved) / Patrimoine (Preserver)

Language:

English, French

Grade/Age:

Primary (5-11), Middle (12-14), Secondary (15-18)

Subject:

Language Arts, Social Studies, World Languages

Global Goals:

 5: Gender Equality; 6: Clean Water and Sanitation; 7: Affordable and Clean Energy; 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure; 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities; 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; 13: Action; 13: Life Below Water; 15: Life on Land; 16: Peace and Justice, Strong Institutions; 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Dates:

August 2023 – August 2024

Facilitator(s):

iEARN France

Project Description:

Welcome/ Bienvenue (bilingual project) The project consists in choosing the part of YOUR HERITAGE you want to PRESERVE MOST. Once you have chosen the topic(s), whether it is Famous Buildings, Landscapes, Cooking, Emblematic Animals, Endangered Resources (water, forests, coastlines, Marine Reserves, Coral Reefs…) you can choose whatever activity to describe, and share your presentation. The project is open to all ages from primary to secondary (high) school. The participants choose a topic relating to their country’s heritage and illustrate the topic through descriptions, articles, films, videos, audio documents, posters, quizzes, reports. Previous topics included: the preservation of our oceans, rivers and access to clean water; species in danger of extinction and emblematic wild animals; traditional dishes and cooking; handicrafts, former trades, fashion and traditional clothes; educational progress and access to education for girls; landscapes and beauties of nature (coastlines, volcanoes, deserts); and arts and religious architecture (temples in India). People, teachers and their students, from up to 60 countries have already participated in this longstanding project. Whatever you can do will be welcomed.

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My Hero: Environmental Activists

My Hero: Environmental Activists

My Hero: Environmental Activists

Language:

English

Grade/Age:

Primary (5-11), Middle (12-14), Secondary (15-18)

Subject:

Science

Global Goals:

6: Clean Water and Sanitation, 7: Affordable and Clean Energy; 13: Action; 14: Life Below Water; 15: Life on Land

Dates:

October 15, 2023 – December 15, 2023

February 15, 2024 – April 15, 2024

Facilitator(s):

The My Hero Project, Laura Nietzer

Project Description:

Participants in the MY HERO: Environmental Activists will be introduced to young activists working to protect the world’s environment and oceans around the world. These role models help students recognize their own potential to make a positive difference in the world. Students will identify an environmental issue and create an action plan.

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My Hero: Environmental Activists

MY Hero: Celebrating Everyday Heroes

MY Hero: Celebrating Everyday Heroes

Language:

English

Grade/Age:

Primary (5-11), Middle (12-14), Secondary (15-18)

Subject:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

Global Goals:

4: Quality Education, 6: Clean Water and Sanitation; 13: Action; 14: Life Below Water; 16: Peace and Justice, Strong Institutions

Dates:

Coming January 2024

Facilitator(s):

The My Hero Project, Laura Nietzer

Project Description:

My Hero: Celebrating Everyday Heroes Learning Circle, a collaboration between Learning Circles and the My Hero Project (www.myhero.com), brings together students and teachers interested in collaborating with schools from diverse areas of the world to honor everyday heroes. The MY HERO Website is a safe, virtual online space for teachers and students to share who inspires them and their heroes. By exploring MY HERO’s multimedia resources, students will be introduced to heroes of all ages who are making a positive difference in the world. Students use MY HERO’s state of the art multimedia tools in order to share their heroes with the world through stories and art on the MY HERO website. Teachers easily create a showcase webpage of all their students’ work. Participation in a MY HERO Celebrating Everyday Heroes Learning Circle gives students a sense that they too can make a positive difference in their own community and the world.

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