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Science for All

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EcoSchools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Who said science is for boys? Exposing students to all subjects to achieve gender equality. Students are seen carrying out an experiment to understand how and why Carbon Dioxide (C02) leads to an increase in global temperature. The school took part in the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment) program with the project ‘Understanding Urban Heat Islands’.

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Not All that Meets the Eye

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : Haley Xuereb  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

A normal photo of the typical Maltese countryside; rubble walls and greener. The first thing that captures attention is the beautiful scenery. Yet human beings are destroying all this in the name of development. The number of empty houses is not even counted. Perhaps a tax on them will help push people to renovate them rather than build new ones on pristine land stealing our rightful heritage straight from Mother Nature right from under our noses? Let’s all become more aware of the importance of preserving the countryside.

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Green Fingers

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EcoSchools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

EcoSchools committee members planted various crops at school of which potatoes, rucola and carrots. Since not much soil is available on the school grounds seeds were sown in plastic cans and containers. In so doing unwanted material was re-used thus reducing landfill waste. Moreover, through this practice the students highlighted the importance of consuming local products as much as possible in order to keep one’s carbon and water footprint to a minimum.

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Walk! It’s Carbon Neutral!

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EcoSchools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Climate Change is happening and it’s affecting the whole world, from the tropics to the poles. Taking a whole school approach the students at Gozo College Middle School learned how humans are contributing to climate change and how one can take action to solve this problem. A Fun Walk was organised to raise awareness on climate change and encouraged action focused on a number of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) mainly Climate Action, Clean Water and Sanitation.

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‘….doing our share’

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EcoSchools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, Ekoskola noticeboard, newspaper, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Participation

Students at Gozo College Middle School carried out a litter survey during a Nature Walk in one of Gozo’s valleys. The students teamed up in groups and recorded litter found along the valley. Over 30kgs of litter was collected and thanks to their effort the freshwater course was cleaned. The students are putting into action their motto, ‘Never too little to care and do our share’, and the look on their faces says it all!!

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