Stay Home Water – Week 2
Monday Water Idea – Virtual Water
Age Group: Primary (Senior), Secondary
Today’s idea is to learn about virtual water and guess the virtual water content of everyday products in your home.
Tuesday Activity – Plastic Jellyfish Experiment
Age Group: Primary Junior and Senior
Sea creatures, like turtles, often mistake plastic bags and wrapping as jellyfish that they can eat. Eating the plastic can cause them damage. Today’s activity shows how they can mistake plastic as jellyfish.
Earth Day Wednesday Water Watch
– The Life Cycle of a T-Shirt
Age Group: Secondary
For Earth Day our Wednesday Water Watch is about the life cycle of a t-shirt across the world. It looks at how and where the average cotton t-shirt is made, and what the global social and environmental impact is of this process. Watch it here and have fun doing the quiz after.
Thursday Activity – Taste Test Hidden Pollutant Experiment
Age Group: Primary Junior and Senior, Secondary (Junior Cycle)
Litter is easy to spot but what about the #pollution we can’t see? This fun experiment demonstrates how our rivers and lakes can contain chemical pollutants that aren’t always visible to the naked eye! Litter is easy to spot but what about the pollution we can’t see?
Friday Share – Gort Community School Video
Age Group: Secondary/All
Gort Community School has shared a video with Green-Schools showing their fantastic work on the Green-Schools Water Ambassador programme this year 2020. Check their video out here: