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KESAB environmental solutions

Introduction

Founded in 1966, KESAB environmental solutions is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to inspire the community to restore, preserve and improve the environment. They deliver world-class education and community programs which are now being emulated around the globe.

Following is the KESAB environmental solutions education material posted on FTfs.

Education websites

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STUFF AT HOME – put it in the right bin

Consists of an interactive house which is a fun and engaging way to educate students about the correct disposal of common household items.

Also included are student facts, cross-curricular lesson ideas and accompanying student activity sheets.

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Go STUFF AT HOME – put it in the right bin

Junk Craft™

Junk Craft™ activities provide a great way for you to combine common classroom resources with recycled materials and objects from nature to create interesting craft items.

Resources include instructions and templates for six craft activities – a Koala & Bilby, Redback Spider, Leafy Sea Dragon, Captain Arthur Phillip’s Hat, First Fleet Tall Ship and War Commemorative items.

Also includes related facts for students and curriculum-aligned lessons to complement and extend craft activities.

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Go Junk Craft™

Foods scraps to compost

Educates schools and the wider community about the effective use of the green organics bin to divert food scraps from landfill.

Resources include lesson ideas and student work sheets, student facts, engaging interactives and fun activities for students.

Although developed for South Australia, resources are relevant for a national audience.

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Go Foods scraps to compost

Wipe Out Waste (WOW)

This program is a whole school community approach to waste management and learning. It offers professional development sessions, bin material audits, field trips and a range of education resources (including lessons, videos, big books and interactive games) to support waste management.

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Go Wipe Out Waste (WOW)

APY Lands – Let’s be sustainable

Useful information about water – how it is treated, when it is safe to drink, how to use it wisely and who’s looking after it. There are also statistics about water use in several APY Lands communities.

Resources include curriculum-linked units of work, lesson ideas, student work sheets informative e-books (with read aloud functions) and several interactives (quiz, animated diagram and board game) to engage students.

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Go APY Lands – Let’s be sustainable

Sims Metal Management Processing: A Guided Tour

This microsite incorporates an interactive guided tour of the environmentally important metal recycling process (suitable for classroom IWB display).

The interactive shows the recycling processes involved, from the receipt of metal materials to the delivery to Australian and overseas customers for use in the manufacture of new products.

Also included are some interesting environmental facts.

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Go Sims Metal Management Processing: A Guided Tour

Litter Less

Resources to educate students about litter issues in local, national and global contexts.

Resources include lessons, student work sheets, animations and interactives.

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Go Litter Less

Interactives & videos

Interactive / VideoStudent Level

Using water wisely board game

This fun, interactive board game will test your knowledge of water and how to use it wisely.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play Using water wisely board game

Food scraps for compost true or false quiz

See how much you know about what food scraps can be turned into compost in this fun true/false quiz.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play Food scraps for compost true or false quiz

What goes in your kitchen caddy? Drag and drop!

Click and drag items into Freddy’s mouth to see if they will be accepted for composting.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play What goes in your kitchen caddy? Drag and drop!

STUFF AT HOME – put it in the right bin interactive house

Explore this 3D interactive house to learn about the correct disposal of common household items.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play STUFF AT HOME – put it in the right bin interactive house

For fast finishers

TopicStudent Level

APY Lands – Let’s be sustainable

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go APY Lands – Let’s be sustainable – For fast finishers

Food scraps to compost

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Food scraps to compost – For fast finishers

STUFF at home – put it in the right bin

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go STUFF at home – put it in the right bin – For fast finishers