Plastic-free Philly Champions Virtual Education Package
Win great prizes, including school supplies and a free field trip!
Plastic-free Philly Champions is a new educational package for 3rd to 8th grade teachers and educators in the Philadelphia region. This program is part of the Academy’s Plastic-free Philly, a campaign aimed at reducing single-use plastic water bottles in our city.
The Plastic-free Philly Champions virtual education package includes four weekly, super-fun “challenges” for students, with lessons on clean water and how plastics can affect our health and environment. The package will be emailed to teachers and includes:
- Video lessons
- A written lesson plan
- Hands-on activities
Pennsylvania Title 1 schools can receive this kit for free! *
Tell Me More!
The Academy and our partners, the Philadelphia Water Department, NBD10/Telemundo and Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions Community Wellness, will each host one video lesson (four lessons total).
All participating schools will receive a Plastic-free Philly Champions certificate. When all challenges are completed, one school will be named “Plastic-free Philly Champion” and will win special prizes.
How long will this take to complete?
The program takes four to six weeks to complete.
Is there a fee for this program?
Each package is $225, and classes receive one package each. Pennsylvania Title 1 schools can receive this program for free. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
What does the Plastic-free Philly Champion school win?
The school named Plastic-free Philly Champion will receive a field trip to the Academy of Natural Sciences, plus $300 for school supplies!
How do we win?
- Sign up to receive the Plastic-free Philly Champions Education Package starting February 1, 2023.
- Complete all four challenges and submit your materials to Mariah Romaninsky at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials include one letter stating why the class feels they are the Plastic Free Champions and 5 to 10 photos of the kids at work by May 15, 2023.
The winner will be announced the week of May 15, 2023!
Special thanks to our partners: