“Message from the future” - on climate change

“Message from the future” – Good Energy calls on pupils to imagine their future and the impact of climate change on it

How is global warming going to change the world over the next 30 years?

That’s the question that Good Energy - https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/ - one of the leading renewable energy providers - is asking the UK’s school children to answer in an exciting nationwide competition, titled ‘A Message from the Future’.

The challenge is simple. 

9-16 year olds are being asked to imagine they’ve been transported 30 years in the future. The world around them isn’t as they left it, due to climate change. But how is it? Better or worse? Did humanity promptly react to save the planet? What did they do to save it? Will we have consumed all the resources and ruined our biosphere?

Working together as a class with their teachers, their task is to explain to their 2017 selves what impact climate change has had on their local area, in whatever format they like – a 3 minute video, a quick story or letter, or an image.

climate changeGood Energy would like to give school pupils the chance to speak out about the future - their future, and how they imagine it.

Prize: a trip to the Eden Project in Cornwall where the pupils will take part in a fun, interactive renewable energy workshop with Good Energy CEO and founder, Juliet Davenport. The winners will also be featured in a short film and there will be lots of press around the day, so prepare to be a star!

How to participate: entries must be submitted to the Good Energy ‘A Message from the Future’ competition website page https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/a-message-from-the-future/ before the entry deadline of Friday 22nd December 2017 at 11.59am BST. Each entrant must be made up of one individual class from year 5 to year 11 in any UK school.

More information and T&Cs can be found here: https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/a-message-from-the-future/

Benefits of entering the competition:

• It’ll capture the interest of pupils on the topic of climate change

• It’ll encourage pupils and their teachers to work creatively together

• All entries will be featured on the Good Energy website, raising the profile of entering schools

• The chance to win a unique school trip as part of an excellent prize

 

Contact

Imogen Suter, Communications Executive, Good Energy

E: imogen.suter@goodenergy.co.uk 

T: 01249 478382

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