Friday, 4 February 2011

UNICEF Day For (Climate) Change 2011

We are the world...

Throughout the school today we have been learning how changes to our world's climate is affecting the rights of children around the world and especially in the South American country of Guyana.

In Guyana, the children suffer when annual flooding stops them from attending school, having access to clean water and washes away their homes. Later in the year, the same children suffer through periods of extreme heat when the rivers dry up and water becomes scarce.

In Year Six, the children explored the affects of climate change through mixed-media sculpture. Class 6L made an incredible model of Guyana using only sugar and rice - the main exports of this country. In 6LE, the children created weaving depicting the way in which Guyana's landscape is changed during the flooding and drought seasons.

We have all learnt so much today - we CAN all make a difference. Climate change is everybody's responsibility so:


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