THE 2020 CLIMATE EDUCATION PRIZE

A competition aimed at secondary and high schools

RESERVED FOR FRANCOPHONE 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.

DESIGNATION OF THE WINNER

The 5 pre-selected classes will present their project on the square in front of the Town Hall on 18 May 2020 at 2.30 pm. The jury composed of scientists, associations and academic actors will elect the best presentation.

ENDOWMENT

The winning class will receive an endowment worth €500.

AWARDS 2019

1st prize – Lycée Saint-Antoine de Marcousis (91)

Project: “Rehabilitation of a pond by the students of the Lycée St Antoine de Marcoussis

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)

Project: “Tomorrow it’s us.”

Objective: to raise students’ awareness of major environmental issues and prepare them to be the actors of tomorrow.

Class: Third

3rd prize tied
Henri Sellier College in Suresnes (92)

Project: “Carbon Chasers”
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.
Class: Third

Noyon School City (60)

Project: “Perm’happy Culture”
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)

Project: “Towards an Eco-Friendly High School”

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

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