Water is Life!! The students in Mr Nick’s class at KIS had the opportunity to experience this idea in an interactive activity. The students worked in teams and rotated through stations that challenged them to deal with various water related issues. One station had an abundance of water, another station had a scarcity of water … Continued
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The “We are Nature” class is one of my favourites and I think it is for most students. It brings together so many concepts discussed in the Beyond Recycling Program and is outside. The students in Mr. Nick’s class at KIS spent the morning exploring the Kimberley Nature Park, by participating in a nature scavenger … Continued
This week students at Mc Kim School in Kimberley participated in a Waste Field Trip led by Loree Duzcek and Lindsay Howe with the RDEK. These trips are such an eye opener for all involved. We started our trip at the Regional Landfill and students learned where our regions waste ends up. We then visited … Continued
Students at Mc Kim school and KIS in Kimberley had the opportunity celebrate Earth Week in some very creative ways. Students in Mrs. Kauffman’s class at McKim school collected recyclables and items destined for the landfill and repurposed them into fun and useful items. They showcased their “Trash to Treasure” projects for the whole school in honour … Continued
We are the flowers blooming in the forest, the wind blowing through the trees, and the water spilling into Kootenay Lake. We are nature!
The W.E. Graham 5/6 class looked at how different populations use varying amounts of resources. The students examined the use of oil throughout the world, and through a hands-on activity saw how certain populations use so much more than others. Students were surprised to find out how much oil people in North America use versus … Continued
Students of W.E. Graham School entered into a well-researched debate about the merits and demerits of various energy sources.
Students from JV Humphries in Kaslo participated in their Energy Debates last week with great enthusiasm! Groups of students were assigned a renewable or non-renewable energy source (solar, hydro, wind, fossil fuels, or nuclear) and researched the pros and cons of each source. They defended ‘their’ energy source with a vehemence that startled us all, … Continued
Students from Rossland Summit School in Ms. O’Malley’s Gr. 5/6 class celebrated Earth Day 2018 with a focus on Ending Plastic Pollution. The students made up, and delivered posters for the promotion of a Plastic Bag Free City Initiative project, held an interview with the local grocery store owner on the issue of plastic shopping bags, organized … Continued
Students from Robson Community School in Mrs. Steinstra’s Gr. 5 class celebrated Earth Day 2018 with a focus on “How one Tree can help our Earth”. After researching what types of trees to plant on their school yard, the students then brainstormed the many nature services one tree can provide. A full morning of hard … Continued