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7iC Semester 2 - Eco-School Challenge - iCan Make a Change: Global Citizens for Social Justice

A collaborative unit to focus on eco-issues at Hale School


Examine what our global responsibilities are. Develop a solution that encourages Hale School students to look at the impacts our consumption habits have on other parts of the world.

Topic overview

To make sure everyone has a sound understanding of their preferred eco-topic you are expected to construct bullet-point notes for Bullying or Disadvantaged. Notes are to be submitted by the end of lesson 10. Transfer your focus questions to your note-making sheet and get highlighting.

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Oliver search strategies

Use the Oliver catalogue to search for more items that may be useful for your issue.

Online encyclopaedias

Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and reliable information. It may be best to access these articles from the Online encyclopaedias page through the Hale portal. Don't forget Britannica has ready made citations for you to use.

  • Variety of reading levels
  • Quality resources including text, images, videos and ‘Web’s Best Sites’
  • Read aloud facility
  • Size your font up or down
  • Ready-made citation


Suggested articles include:

How Can We End COVID-19 for Everyone, Everywhere? (2021)

A pharmacist prepares the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine to administer to health care workers at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, Feb. 18, 2021. 

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Suggested websites - General

Local issues

Reference Generator

It is important to provide evidence of using a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources suggested on these pages would look like:

Child labor 2020. Britannica School. Retrieved 17 August 2020, from

Environmentalism 2020. Britannica School. Retrieved 17 August 2020, from

Poverty 2020. Britannica School. Retrieved 17 August 2020, from