Has waste changed throughout human history? We fired up the time machine to find out!
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What happens to all that stuff we throw “away”? How much of our waste can be diverted from our local landfill by reducing, reusing, repairing, refusing, rethinking and recycling? We took a tour to find out more!
Pour leur dernière leçon du programme “Au-delà du recyclage”, les élèves ont eu droit à une leçon qui leur rappelle que la nature est autour de nous autant qu’à l’intérieur de nous. Après avoir regardé la fascinante histoire des loups qui changent le cour des rivières et réfléchi à toutes nos ressemblances et dépendances envers … Continued
Pour célébrer la dernière leçon du programme “Au-delà du recyclage”, les élèves ont mis beaucoup d’effort et d’amour à préparer un vrai festin! En effet, les élèves avaient préparé un plat à partager à partir d’ingrédients qui répondaient à l’un ou l’autre des critères suivants: local, naturel, nutritif, nu ou de saison. Mika nous a … Continued
Beyond Recycling students in Revelstoke had an incredible Food Field trip today to Terra Firma Farms, an organic farm just outside Revelstoke. Students toured the farm, learning about how the animals on the farm (chickens and pigs) help feed the vegetables through composting. Students were able to see the different stages of many types of … Continued
If you thought all your food comes from far away, think again. JA Laird’s Beyond Recycling students have been learning about local food and it’s benefits for the planet. After discussing the true environmental costs of common food, Ms. King’s grade 4/5 class took a trip to Winderberry Greenhouse and Nursery, just up the highway … Continued
Windermere Elementary’s Beyond Recycling students had an afternoon full of positive environmental action last week, combining their year-end potluck with their Earth Day project. The Real Food Potluck is to celebrate the end of their Beyond Recycling learning journey. Each student brought something to share that was either nutritious, natural, now, near, or naked. Students … Continued
Sarah Newton’s grade 5 class at Begbie View Elementary was inspired, after the Beyond Recycling Our Water lesson, to raise money for rural water projects in Tanzania. Their original goal was to raise $150.00 for a well. Students had a reuse, make or bake sale at the school which raised $1000.00. Two students also took … Continued
The grade 5/6 at Adam Robertson Elementary School became architects, planners and designers of Cities of the Future.