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Posted by Water Explorer on 14 May 2015

If bonus points and World Environment Day get you excited, then read on…

World Environment Day is coming up on the 5th of June and we’re on a Mission to spread the word about the importance of our world’s water.

You guys are already doing a fantastic job so we want you to be our messengers! To do this we just need you to film your responses to the questions below so that we can share your message and encourage others to follow in your footsteps.

  1. Why is water important?
  2. What is your favourite thing about Water Explorer?
  3. Why do kids need to take the lead?
  4. What’s your water message to world leaders?
  5. What is the best thing about being a Water Explorer?
  6. Can you tell us about the specific water project you’ve been involved in?
  7. What changes have you made to your own life to help protect the world’s water?

Send us your videos using the upload video function on your school’s newsreel.

You can film your answers however you like and we encourage you to get creative! You may want to pick one question or answer them all using short plays, songs, poems, artwork or just saying them straight to the camera.

What’s in it for you?

Your work will be showcased to hundreds of people at HSBC’s World Environment Day celebration event in London. So if you’ve wanted your voice to be heard this is your chance to shine!

Upload your videos to your newsreel by Thursday 21st May and we’ll also give you 250 bonus points for your efforts to help you climb up the Water Explorer leader board.

We can’t wait to see your videos. Click here for some top tips on how to record a great video. 

Contact  [email protected]  if you have any questions.

Good luck!

The Water Explorer team.




Opportunities
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.

Eco-Schools Award
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.

Local Partner Global Action Plan

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 

Water Explorer is supported by the
HSBC Water Programme
and is a Global Action Plan initiative
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