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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

Moment of Darkness

Share what you'll be thinking about during your hour of darkness by recording a short video for WWF-Canada's official Earth Hour site.

Space Oddity

Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield sings David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station.

Spider-Man for Earth Hour

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

Too Hot Not to Handle

Environmental movies like Too Hot Not to Handle are full of inspiring ideas for tackling problems like climate change.

Send a Postcard to Parliament

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

Reading Passage and Curriculum Connections

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