Fun & Games: Useful links

Don’t Waste Waste Game

Are you a pro at separating your waste? Through Don’t Waste Waste’s new Game, you will learn everything there is to know about it and how YOU can make a difference to your surroundings. Whilst competing, you will increase your knowledge in environmental awareness, the importance of recycling and how you could adopt eco-friendly initiatives. If you get to the top, you will become a recycling master. Are you up for the challenge? Come on, don’t waste waste, play the game! http://dontwastewaste.gov.mt/game/ 

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Eyes on the Earth – NASA Climate Kids

All about climate change – weather and climate, air, sea, freshwater, carbon, energy, plants and animals and technology and much more.  All in an easy to understand setup and fun way to learn about.  Global climate change made easy and fun to learn about through playing, making, knowing, keeping, watching, dreaming and teaching!!

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Water Conservation & the Possibilities – various links, games and information

A couple of kids attending the Brenham Community Center in Texas suggested adding this link to our resource section after using our same section for a project they were working on. Thanks to Brenham Community Center for their input!

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Water Conservation at Home… and lots more

What if you wanted a glass of water one morning and all of the water was gone? What would you do? Our water is an important natural resource that is steadily being used up… This page actually provides more information about water conservation plus quite a few other links and a number of games too!

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Fun and Games in Nature – LEAF website link

Through this link you will be lead to our sister website www.leafmalta.org and the resource section aimed at enjoying the outdoors.

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Alter Aqua Resources – Water Across the Curriculum

The Alter Aqua educational material is the result of a fruitful cooperation between the EkoSkola Team and MEdIES team from Greece with the ambition to raise awareness and sensitise the educational community on the very crucial issue of Non-Conventional Water Resources across the Mediterranean, and particularly in the Maltese Islands.

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Earth Day Carol

Earth Day Carol is a retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. In the dynamic free app version, Plastic Bottle Scrooge is visited by the ghosts Plastic Past, Plastic Present, and Plastic Future. The app was developed by a diverse group of creators, Torran Anderson, Jack Hunter, Michelle Parker-Rock and Evan Fram, all volunteers, who found a unique way to communicate the important message of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. For ongoing information visit this website www.EarthDayCarol.org often and join in an Earth Day adventure. Contact at info@earthdaycarol.org. There are loads of ideas how to use this app, plus ideas for recycled art, etc.

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The Earth Dog Story – Earth Dog returns to Save the Environment

The Earth Dog Story, first published in 1992, returns as an app in iTunes and an eBook as part of the U.S. Department of Energy environmental outreach program with Weekly Reader. Earth Dog is a superhero who teaches kids about taking care of the environment.

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Save Our Water website

A website packed with information – how to get real about water. Ways and means to save water, how to build a water wise garden, fun ways for children to save water, and loads of water wise games.

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Earth Preservers Website

Earth Preservers is an environmental news and information website for kids that relates the environment to a wide-range of current events and topics. Resources include short films and documentaries, interactive quizzes, classroom resources, poll questions, and a monthly newsletter.

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Nab the Aquatic Invader!

Nab the Aquatic Invader! is a fun way to learn about aquatic invaders. By using this site you can check out lots of unusual species that create real problems in the Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf, and Great Lakes regions. There are many ways that this site can help you with your class projects. By doing the activities and playing the games on this site, you will learn about nature and be inspired to help the environment by “nabbing” these pesky critters and seeing that you can make a difference. You may want to start out at your grade level, but if you are a “junior detective” don’t be afraid to take the “super sleuth” challenge. And, if you are in the higher grades, feel free to check out the “junior detective” case file activities.

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Games Page on the United States Environmental Protection Agency

This webpage contains links to loads of games, videos and quizzes related to the environment, energy, water, mystery solving, science, recycling, waste and much more…

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Game Helps Students Learn About Environmental Issues

“PowerUp” challenges players to save the imaginary planet and learn engineering and science principles by carrying out missions to supply solar, wind, and water power.  

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The Fish Game by The Cloud Institute for Sustainability

This online game is designed to teach sustainability by demonstrating the problems overfishing can cause. Players fish for 10 days, earning money for each fish, along with other people doing the same. They learn the rate that the lake restocks the fish population over the 10-day period and how to balance that with their own needs as well as having to consider what impact others are having on the fish population.

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New Mobile Game from ARKive

“Survival” is a free, quick-fire mobile game to raise awareness about the world’s most endangered animals. Immersive, interactive, and educational, “Survival” is a great way to encourage children’s curiosity for the natural world.

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My Garbology

NatureBridge launched this new online game for kids, teachers, and parents to teach users to reduce waste and encourage awareness of their impact on the environment and encourage community involvement. Learn more about this initiative here. Play the game…

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5 easy way to save the planet – the Super Power Bloke

A short cartoon proposing five tips to reduce our carbon footprint.

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Think Ecologically … Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Short advertisement about the three Rs by think eco logically…

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The animals save the world – 30 second cartoon

“Energy saving bulbs use one fifth of the energy of ordinary bulbs.” Help the animals save their planet and ours, use energy saving bulbs!

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Recycle guys – littering is wrong – 30 second clip

The Recycle Guys sing about litter while on a hike. They help you learn that littering pollutes the environment and costs a lot to clean up in this :30 second video! The Recycle Guys were created by SC DHEC.

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Energy Cartoons – tips towards saving

A family is carelessly and unknowingly wasting energy from the moment they wake up. Until something unexpectely happens… Produced by Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign, an initiative of the European Commission.

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Sesame Street Song – Ronnie Trash “It’s Yours and Mine”

A song about trash suitable for lower primary classes.  Video with sesame street character is also entertaining.

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Cool the Earth – Climate Change

Taking actions to lower your carbon footprint is a great way that you can help fight climate change. If you want to learn more about what you can do—from calculating your carbon footprint to finding eco-friendly art projects—check out these kid-friendly sites.

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Let’s Go Green Kids

Inspiring Young minds to go green through Music, Fun and Laughter. Various songs available: Album: Lets Go Green Kids Let’s Go Green Always Be That Way Recycle It Squeaky Clean Use It Again Tin Can Can Solar Shuffle The Wind Is Our Friend We Love the Water

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Plan it Green – National Geographic

Turn Greenville into the greenest city ever – building eco-home, zero energy homes, opening eco shops, upgrading existing houses, enhance the community with parks and more…

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Swimming for survival – Turtles

Loads of information, photos and games – all about turtles…

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National Geographic Kids Website

Loads of information, videos, fun and games from National Geographic especialy for kids (all ages!)…

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The Great Turtle Race

Help the great turtle travel a long journey by guiding it to avoid obstacles such as plastic bags and look for jellyfish.  It is a seven day long race… Thanks to National Geographic.

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