Track Energy Use with a Lights-out Event!

2023 - 2024

Take the Energy Revealed Challenge by learning all about saving energy at school and taking action to conserve energy by organizing a school Earth Hour event.

Age Range
Grade 3-12

Time Commitment
10-20 hours

Science, Languages

Here is how it works:

Review the challenge package and register your learners

Download and review the Energy Revealed Challenge Package below, which contains more detailed challenge instructions, selection criteria, and final reflection questions. 
Please use the links below to access the 2024 Challenge Package.
Once you have reviewed the package, register your learners for the 2023/24 challenge! The deadline to register and submit is May 3rd, 2024.

Learn about energy conservation

In order to complete this challenge, your learners will need background knowledge about energy conservation and metering. Choose a selection of age appropriate learning activities from our Energy Revealed program to spark your students interest in energy conservation.

Plan a School Earth Hour

Review the Educator Resource to learn about how to plan an Earth Hour event and the importance of energy conservation in your school or learning centre. Work with your Facilities Manager to track how much energy was conserved during your Earth Hour.

Document your impact, and share with your community

Keep the momentum going by sharing the impact of your Earth Hour with your school and/or community networks. Remember to tag our social media accounts @GreenLearning.

Submit your challenge for a chance to win!

Your completed challenge package will be reviewed by our panel of industry experts, who will look for demonstrated commitment to energy conservation. The deadline to submit is May 3, 2024 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

The grand prize for the winning class is $1,000, the second prize is $500 and the third prize is $250!

*Participation in this challenge is only open for Canadian residents. Click here to review the challenge rules and regulations.