Inspired Energy
Education with Impact

Solar Schools makes it easy and exciting to teach school students about energy efficiency. Use your school’s own energy data to bring this innovative educational program to life.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent in mass to
19,764,786 African forest elephants.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's the equivalent mass of
6,539,819 Tyrannosaurus rexes.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to the mass of
381,178 blue whales.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to
242,567,834 trees growing for 10 years.

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's enough CO2 to fill
9,979,229 hot-air balloons!

Since 2004, Solar Schools members have collectively avoided
53,364,924 tonnes of CO2
from being released into the atmosphere.

That's equivalent to taking
19,551,286 Australian cars
off the road for one year.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,740,400 MWh of solar energy

That's equivalent to the heat energy created from burning
7,829,554,153 metric tonnes of coal.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,740,400 MWh of solar energy

That's enough to run
174,631,234 frost free fridges for one year.

Since 2004, Solar Schools member have collectively generated
63,740,400 MWh of solar energy

That's enough energy to travel
2,549,616,015 km on a high-speed train.

Taking Energy Education Further with Real Data

Solar Schools provides curriculum-aligned lessons and learning experiences for both primary and secondary school students.

As part of your Solar Schools subscription, energy meters will be installed at your school to record consumption and generation of energy. Use this live data to provide student learning experiences that lead to actionable insights.

You’ll have access to a comprehensive Teachers Toolkit, as well as a suite of interactive digital tools to bring science and data to life.

Look at the Teachers Toolkit

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Why Subscribe to Solar Schools?

Save Time

Engage learners with off-the-shelf unit plans, lesson plans and student activities aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

Showcase STEM

Demonstrate the astonishing a real-world applications of science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Inspire Understanding

Bring clarity to abstract and technical concepts by investigating your school's energy efficiency.

Reduce Energy Use

Encourage your school community to use less power with energy-efficient strategies and tools.

Make a Difference

Measure the impact of sustainable behaviour and inspire students to help make a difference.

Bringing Education and Fun Together

The Solar Schools program makes learning engaging and exciting.

Teacher's Toolkit

Our student Knowledge Bank is filled with fun facts and information to make it easy to complete activities.

Visit the Knowledge Bank

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You can also track your school’s energy efficiency through an online portal page and see how your actions are making a difference.

Track your school’s progress

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And explore Planet Watch to play hero and see the impact of your actions today.

Explore Planet Watch

Together We’re Already Making a Difference

Today, there are 1,614 schools across Australia and New Zealand who are part of the Solar Schools program. Find them on the map and see how every school is making a difference.

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Join Solar Schools and Help Empower Our Future Environmental Leaders

Get in touch with us today to subscribe or learn more about the program.

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