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2015.03.26

Start of "Future Children Project", an experience-based educational event for elementary and junior high school students
-Established "Future Children Project Executive Committee" centered on local organizations in Jiyugaoka and Ishigaki Island
The first will be a cultural exchange, coral conservation activities, and a lunch menu planning experience with Euglena

Future Children Project Executive Committee

The Future Children Project Executive Committee (Representative: Tsuneki Kimura (Chairman of the Jiyugaoka Housing District Residents' Meeting)) is a hands-on educational event that encourages future children to take on the challenge of nature conservation activities, community exchanges, and food-related activities. "Future Children Project" will start. As the first session, from Sunday, March 29, elementary and junior high school students from Meguro Ward will visit Ishigaki Island and have hands-on learning about the environment and food with elementary and junior high school students from Ishigaki Island.
 The Future Children Project Executive Committee is composed of members of the Jiyugaoka Housing District Residents' Council, Jiyugaoka Shopping District Promotion Association, Ishigaki City Central Shopping District Promotion Association, and Ishigaki City Chamber of Commerce, and is supported by the Meguro Ward Board of Education and Ishigaki City. In addition to the Board of Education, Euglena Co., Ltd. is a member of the organization as a sponsor.
 The details of the "Future Children Project" are as follows.

About "Future Children Project"

■ About "Future Children Project"
 The "Future Children Project" is a hands-on learning event program mainly for elementary and junior high school students living in Meguro-ku, Tokyo and Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa. This time, 6 elementary and junior high school students from Meguro Ward will visit Ishigaki Island, and together with 6 elementary and junior high school students from Ishigaki Island, we will hold an event to raise interest in the environment and food while experiencing the nature and culture of Ishigaki Island.
 In addition, Tokyo / Jiyugaoka, which is engaged in environmental activities such as forestation plans, and Okinawa / Ishigakijima, which is promoting coral reef conservation activities, are both areas with high interest in environmental issues, so this project is jointly implemented. It will be carried out.

■ Details of the 1st "Future Children Project"

Implementation period: 4 days from March 29th to April 1st
Location: Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture (Ishigaki Island)
Implementation content: In addition to cultural exchange, you will learn about environmental conservation and the importance of food through hands-on experience.
Specifically, it is as follows.
・ Meguro-ku elementary and junior high school students visit Ishigaki Island
・ Presentation tournament of "town and school life" by elementary and junior high school students in Meguro Ward and Ishigaki Island
・ Euglena Science Experiment Class
・ Coral reef conservation activities (observation of the current situation, greenbelt planting activities)
・ Euglena Ishigaki * 1 (Euglena Farm Green Juice * 2) lunch menu planning experience
(Cooperation: Ishigaki City Lunch Center, Yaeyama Commercial and Technical High School)
・ Okinawa experience activities (Shisa making experience, starry sky observation, etc.)
participant: 6 elementary and junior high school students living in Meguro-ku
6 elementary and junior high school students living in Ishigaki City

 

<About the people concerned>
○ Executive Committee
 Jiyugaoka Housing District Residents' Meeting, Jiyugaoka Shopping District Promotion Association, Ishigaki City Central Shopping District Promotion Association, Ishigaki City Chamber of Commerce
○ Sponsorship
 Meguro Ward Board of Education, Ishigaki City Board of Education
○ Planning
 Euglena Co., Ltd.
◯ Sponsor
 Euglena Co., Ltd., Jiyugaoka Shopping District Promotion Association
○ Cooperating organizations
 Ishigaki City Food Service Center, Okinawa Prefectural Yaeyama Commercial and Technical High School, Okinawa Prefectural Ishigaki Youth House, Ishigaki City Health and Welfare Center, WWF Shiraho Coral Village, NPO Natsuhana

* 1 Euglena
Euglena from Ishigaki is a kind of algae like wakame seaweed and kelp, and has the characteristics of both animals and plants. It not only stores nutrients in the body by photosynthesis, but also transforms and moves cells like animals. You can also. It contains 59 kinds of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and unsaturated fatty acids, and is attracting attention as a material that supplements nutrients that are insufficient in daily eating habits.

* 2 Euglena Farm Green Juice
It is a powder type food that can be drunk by adding organically grown young barley leaves and tomorrow's leaves to Euglena You can easily enjoy Euglena

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