THE 2020 CLIMATE EDUCATION PRIZE
A competition aimed at middle and high schools
RESERVED FOR FRENCH-SPEAKING SCHOOLS
Since 2017, FIM has been offering middle and high schools the opportunity to participate in the Climate Education Prize, whose aim is to promote educational projects carried out in a school setting on climate-related themes.
HOW TO COMPETE?
After examining the applications received, the FIM selection committee will pre-select 5 schools. The “education for the environment and sustainable development” approach, the involvement of students in the project and the relevance of the materials provided are major assessment criteria.
THE MEMBERS OF THE JURY
Ange ANSOUR Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires, Florence COUSIN SNCF, Sébastien LÉAS Météo-France, Marie PINHAS Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, Nicolas RIHET Région Île-de-France, a CCR representative.
DESIGNATION OF THE WINNER
The 5 pre-selected classes will present their project on the square in front of the Town Hall during the 17th FIM, to be held in Autumn 2020. The jury will elect the best presentation.
The winning class will receive an endowment worth €500.
1st prize – Lycée Saint-Antoine de Marcousis (91)
Objective: to make pupils aware of good practices in environmental conservation, to make them realize the importance of ecological corridors, to make them aware of water issues and the need to take action for the climate.
Classes: Première and Terminale
Endowment: a voucher worth 300€.
2nd prize – Collège Fénelon Notre-Dame de La Rochelle (17)
Objective: to raise students’ awareness of major environmental issues and prepare them to be the actors of tomorrow.
3rd prize tied
Henri Sellier College in Suresnes (92)
Objective: To help students understand the interactions between the presence of CO2 in the atmosphere and climate change. Encourage them to set up real experimental approaches to test hypotheses and make measurements in relation to climatology.
Noyon School City (60)
Objective: to encourage students to develop an awareness of the importance of sustainable development and biodiversity in our society.
Classes: Second & Third
4th prize – Lycée Blaise Pascal de Orsay (91)
Objective: to make the high school a place of awareness, reflection and experimentation to develop concrete responses to climate change and the biodiversity crisis.
Classes: Seconde to Terminale