7 Aqua’s Environmental Campaigns

Welcome to 2014, which means that 7 Aqua is no longer 7 Aqua – we’re in Year 8 now, and we’re going to get blogging again soon, but I have been meaning to post the amazing work from the students’ environmental campaign projects from Term 4 last year. Following our study of a range of…

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Air pollution is a major cause of cancer

It seems that not only is air pollution ugly, and generally bad for our health, but now it has been confirmed as a significant cause of cancer. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday announced that outdoor air pollution is a “leading cause of cancer in humans”. The SMH article is here. WHO’s International…

What environmental issues are we facing today?

Today in class we created this massive, tiered mind map, which highlights key environmental issues today, and their impacts. We found a vast amount of knowledge in the class about a range of environmental issues. Which issue is most important to you, and why? Which issues will have the biggest impacts on our lives in…