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Cork Primary School Make Incredible Video Fighting Climate Change

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ireland acting on climate changeClimate change has been in the news a lot more in recent times. Record weather temperatures and crazy weather are not making things any easier. 

It is true that we can all make a difference but what I love to see is the younger generation taking action. 

These kids at a primary school outside Bantry in West Cork, Ireland made this fantastic rap about climate change. 

Teacher Olive Creed says the kids were inspired by a project they did, looking at plastic waste in Bantry Bay.

The children wanted to spread the message to other school children as to how they too could make a difference in their own small way,” says Olive.

After discussion and brainstorming, it was decided that a music video was the way to go. Contact was made with Garry McCarthy, GMC Beats, and he came to Cappabue NS for a Song in a Day workshop. Working in groups, the children came up with the entire content of the song themselves.

Garry set up a recording desk in the classroom and, under his expert direction, “One Small Change” was born!

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Blake Noon

Tuesday 4th of February 2020

This is Grand, I'm sending it to all the teachers I know to encourage them to get involved with their students to do similar projects.