Be a scientist! Fun and easy citizen science projects for students

Citizen science projects are a fantastic way for students to actively participate in scientific research, contribute to meaningful projects, and gain valuable hands-on experience in the field. Here are some

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Cooking more with less energy

Have you ever wondered if cooking all your meals in the microwave or slow cooker would save tonnes (actually MWh!) of power? We’ve been cooking more during the colder months

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Sustainability Education Calendar 2023-2024

JanuaryAustralia Day – 26th FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day – 2ndInternational Day of Women & Girls in Science – 11thInternational Polar Bear Day – 27th MarchFirst day of Autumn – 1stClean Up Australia Day – 3rdWorld Wildlife

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Stay Warm: Efficient heating with reverse cycle air conditioners

Many air conditioners include a heater setting to provide warmth during colder seasons but how can we use this most efficiently to ensure optimal comfort and energy conservation. In this

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Short Film: Heyfield State Primary School

A new short film showcases Wattwatchers at work with Solar Schools at the Heyfield State Primary School in country Victoria, and features the solar-powered school’s principal, Vellada Bradford, and a number of

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How to see your school’s real-time energy data in the classroom

The data captured at your school by the meters installed allows students to see and use what they haven’t had access to before… their school’s OWN solar and/or grid energy

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Composting: A simple starter guide

Composting at school or home is an undeniably awesome way to reduce landfill and create nutrient-rich soil for your garden or veggie patch. It’s easier than you may think. 1.

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School Spotlight: Caloundra State High School

School Spotlight aims to highlight each and every one of the unique schools who have been part of the Solar Schools program. In late 2022 we connected with Principal Natasha Wicks,

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Eggs-cellent ideas for a sustainable Easter

(Updated March 2023) Preparing for the Easter festivities can be fun but also stressful, particularly when faced with shopping center chaos while you’re trying to reduce your environmental impact. We’ve

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Make your own eco-friendly toothpaste

Making your own toothpaste is a great way to reduce your environmental impact by avoiding single use packaging and ensure that the ingredients you use are safe and natural. Here’s

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