Earth Hour Schools Day:
Friday 27 March 2020


In light of the coronavirus crisis, WWF-Australia and Earth Hour are committed to doing everything we can to flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19. But social distancing doesn’t mean losing social connection. So we’ve decided to celebrate Earth Hour a little differently this year and take it unplugged and online. 


Whether your school is implementing social distancing measures, or has fully transitioned to online modes of delivery, we’ve got resources for you to use this Earth Hour.


Read on to explore:

  • Online resources for teachers working digitally
  • Lesson plans for teachers still at school
  • Creative ways for parents to #SwitchOff at home this Earth Hour



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School kid, Brisbane. Courtesy of MacGregor State High School

Resources for teachers online and in the classroom


Earth Hour has partnered with Cool Australia to create a range of classroom-ready resources to enhance student learning and engagement.
Teachers can access the lessons for FREE ONLINE. Download digital worksheets, smartboard lessons and many more resources on climate change, biodiversity and the environment.

These resources are aligned with the Australian Curriculum content descriptors, general capabilities and address the cross curricular priorities of ‘sustainability’.

At the heart of these lessons is the idea that students can connect with the wider community and take action to make a difference.

What to do with your kids this Earth Hour

We’ve found ways that families with kids can still take part in the most important Earth Hour ever - no matter where you are. Click here for more info on how to beat the boredom while you #SwitchOff for Earth Hour at home this year on Saturday 28 March at 8.30pm - local time.

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