Congratulations to Water Monsters from Chirnsyde Primary in Glasgow for winning the UK's School of the month!
Chirnsyde Primary got off to a roaring start with Water Explorer completing "The Water We Eat Challenge" and "Clean that Water Up!" They have really enjoyed learning outside and have expressed their particular fascination with filtering their own dirty water using plastic bottles and blue paper towels . One student said "I didn't expect it to filter but it actually worked really well".
Good luck Water Monsters with the rest of your Water Explorer Journey and we can't wait to hear more about the amazing things you get up to. We hope you enjoy your Weather Station.
Keep up the good work!
The Water Explorer Team
Completing Challenges will help you climb the Water Explorer leaderboard. In addition, your project work can be used to support CREST and Eco-Schools Awards.
CREST Award (British Science Association)
Each year, over 32,000 CREST Awards are undertaken by 11-to-19-year-olds, giving them opportunities to explore real-world science, technology, engineering and maths projects in an exciting way.
Use Water Explorer Challenges as a basis for a CREST Bronze Award. To get the Award, you’ll need to spend at least 10 hours on your project. Find out more about CREST Bronze Award here.
Tackle Water Explorer Challenges and gather evidence to apply for an Eco-Schools Award. Challenges address several Eco-School topics including Water, Waste, Biodiversity and Global Citizenship. Take the plunge and go for your Green Flag Award! Find out more about Eco-Schools England here.
Contact the Water Explorer team through [email protected] with any questions on how Water Explorer can help you achieve sustainability success.
Global Action Plan UK (GAP UK) is an environmental behaviour change charity that has been helping people to adopt more sustainable lifestyles for over 20 years. GAP UK works with schools, communities and businesses to develop and deliver programmes that change behaviours.
GAP UK led the design of the global WaterExplorer programme and is coordinating its delivery across the 11 countries. You can find out more about us at www.globalactionplan.org.uk