What is Your School Doing to Become Eco-Champions? Why not showcase what you already do or get involved in your area? This is what Primary Science Week in 2018 is all about. 

Suggestions:

  • Cleaning up a local park area
  • Removing weeds from a local bush or stream
  • Keeping your school free of litter
  • Cleaning up the beach
  • Recycling at your school
  • Making Compost or feeding worms
  • Removing Pests from your school and surrounds

If you are already doing one or more of these

  • Communicate what you have done /found out – Infographic / Poster

If you are just starting out you can follow this scientific procedure

  • Identify the issue (what is important to your school)
  • Make and record observations and/or collect data
  • Analyse your observations, data
  • Discuss the changes and suggest permanent solutions
    • look at the Cause and Effect before and after
    • Compare and Contrast
  • Communicate what you have done, found out
    • Infographic
    • Poster
    • Display
  • Share with other schools using the NZAPSE Website (details coming soon)

For further information and to register: https://nzapse.nzase.org.nz/primary-science-week 

Related content

The Hubs is full of content that can help - have you seen our resources on conservation, environmental protection and sustainability? They are some of the 7,000+ resources we have to offer!

Find out more about the Predator Free 2050 vision, and follow it with this article which provides a great introduction to a series of comprehensive teaching resources supporting schools to explore the pest-free vision with students, produced by ZEALANDIA, with support from WWF New Zealand.

These articles below provide examples of some Participatory Science Platform (PSP) conservation projects undertaken by schools relating to Primary Science Week.

 

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