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Earth Hour

March 19, 2016 8:30 – 9:30pm

Earth Hour asks Canadians to join people in 150 other countries who turn off their lights to conserve energy and inspire action on climate change. Take part at school by organizing in-the-dark games and activities and by asking custodial staff to turn off the lights in school buildings on weekends.

Other Resources

Spider-Man for Earth Hour

Spider-Man is the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour! Watch this video to find out how your students can become superheroes for the planet, too.

100% Powered by Eels

Watch this electrifying video to see how an electric eel is powering the Christmas tree at EnoShima Aquarium in Japan.

Send a Postcard to Parliament

Write a letter to your Member of Parliament explaining why Canada needs to invest in sustainable forms of energy.

Revolution Movie

Transform your cafeteria or gymnasium into a darkened movie theatre and screen an environmental film like Revolution.

The Dark

Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen team up to take on The Dark! Turn off the lights and read this picture book aloud with your class.

Reading Passage and Curriculum Connections

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(0 users) About Earth Hour


Describes how Earth Hour started, the impact the event has had around the world and why WWF-Canada wants you to take part!