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And the winners are... take a peek at the winners of the 2021 Water Docs at School Action Projects program including the Best Project and the Best Film videos and the really excellent Runners Up and Honourable Mentioned films and projects too!

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LSF (Learning for a Sustainable Future)
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Founded in 1991 by a diverse group of youth, educators, business leaders, government and community members, LSF is a non-profit Canadian organization that was created to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s education system.

Water Docs at School
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Using a unique, hands-on approach, Water Docs at School brings young people into a close relationship with water, building their understanding of water systems and instilling a passion for water stewardship.

Water Docs at School Action Projects is an eight-month-long learning and action program for Ontario Grade 7 & 8 students, delivered through a partnership between Ecologos and Learning for a Sustainable Future.

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Microplastics: Tiny Plastics are a Massive Problem

Microplastics: Tiny Plastics are a Massive Problem

00:06:47

THE 2021 BEST FILM

Four students investigate the issue of microplastics, including an informative interview with the Halton Manager of Wastewater Treatment. The recommend solutions and take action through public education and lobbying government.

Duffins' Defenders

Duffins' Defenders

00:23:31

THE 2021 BEST PROJECT

A class's journey to save a local wetland from development through amplifying Indigenous voices and taking political action.

Sustainable Clothing

Sustainable Clothing

00:02:57

THE 2021 BEST FILM - RUNNER UP

The focus of the film is on the students' knowledge about sustainable clothing and the need to change our shopping habits, all to benefit our beautiful planet in a sustainable way.

Biodegradable Detergents

Biodegradable Detergents

00:05:00

THE 2021 BEST PROJECT - RUNNER UP

The students wanted to discover the differences between the impacts of biodegradable detergents and regular detergents on our water systems.

Reducing Food Waste: Inspiration From Our Elders

Reducing Food Waste: Inspiration From Our Elders

00:08:21

THE 2021 BEST FILM - HONOURABLE MENTION

The Grade 8 class was wondering about food waste and if we as a society, have always been this wasteful. In order to learn more about food waste and better practices, the students decided to interview their elders about the topic.

The Murky Reality

The Murky Reality

00:03:56

THE 2021 BEST PROJECT - HONOURABLE MENTION

A student investigates access to clean drinking water and the effects of ongoing boil water advisories on our First Nations peoples.

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