Celebrating Earth Hour

Resources for Primary and Secondary students to educuate young people about Earth Hour

Tes Resources Team

Earth Painted Onto Hands To Represent Earth Hour Resources

Lessons, starters, activities and ideas to help spread the word about Earth Hour!

Every year towards the end March, millions of people around the world turn their lights off for one hour to raise awareness of how we use our resources and their effect on the environment. This movement, started in Australia by WWF, is now supported in over 185 countries worldwide. Take a look at this selection of resources which explore Earth Hour. 

Primary resources

WWF Earth Hour 2020 - Activity and Assembly Pack
WWF

WWF Earth Hour 2020 - Activity and Assembly Pack

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*Earth Hour* is WWF's largest climate campaign, held annually in March. Our classroom resources support this annual global event and are designed to help pupils to build an understanding of key environmental issues. Our Earth Hour resources and activities are designed for both primary and secondary...
Earth Hour
Krazikas

Earth Hour

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Earth Hour, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) takes place annually at the end of March. It is a global event created to promote awareness of global warming and its impact on climate change and associated ecological issues. This resource is a fully editable and informative 80-slide ...
Focus on Climate Change scheme of work
CAFOD

Focus on Climate Change scheme of work

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Focus on Climate change is a Primary cross-curricular scheme of work. Additional presentations and worksheets associated with this scheme can be found at http://www.cafod.org.uk/primary/climate-environment
The only one we've got - An Earth poem
MFCowan

The only one we've got - An Earth poem

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A poem I have written exploring the way we treat our planet and intended to prompt and provoke student debate and discussion. Could easily be used with Primary and Secondary students, as well as even older students as it should act as a stimulus or opening for debate. Thanks Mark Cowan

Secondary resources

Analysing Adverts - Earth Hour
Resources_by_Emma

Analysing Adverts - Earth Hour

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Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm on a specific day towards the end of March, as a symbol ...
WWF's Earth Hour - UK highlights
GreenTV

WWF's Earth Hour - UK highlights

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Big Ben vanishes, crowds count down, and chefs cook by candle-light. See how the UK plunged into darkness for WWF's Earth Hour - the global switch-off calling for a strong climate deal.
WWF's Earth Hour - the global deal
GreenTV

WWF's Earth Hour - the global deal

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This film from WWF shows how in Copenhagen in December 2009, representatives from 190 countries will meet at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to adopt a new international agreement - the global deal - setting out how the world will tackle the growing climate crisis.
Earth Hour 2018 Lesson Plan
lukeblackburn

Earth Hour 2018 Lesson Plan

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A 3 part lesson for PSHE which involves : Students learning about Earth Hour & Climate Change Tutors and students being creative by doing an activity that doesn't involve using electricty An active Citizenship plenary where students get involved in a mulitude of campaiging (will need tweaking f...