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
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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.
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Is there anything that can be done with all the trash that we make, and all the bits and pieces of stuff lying around our homes, waiting for the day we eventually toss it away? How can we eliminate the impulse to think of all this stuff as trash & can anything useful come … Continued
Today at St Mary’s Catholic school in Cranbrook, students in Mrs T’s class had the opportunity to learn about how truly connected we really are to nature. Students shared their ideas through a brainstorming activity on the concept of what is “Nature”? The students came up with so many interesting ideas. Some ideas shared were, that nature is … Continued
Rosemont Elementary hosted an Earth Day assembly, where Class 5’s contribution was only part of the celebration. That said, it was amazing what they did – they had taken their Stuff and Waste EcoChallenge really seriously, and considered what they really wanted to do with it. The class decided that educating the school about playground … Continued
If you’ve been downtown Invermere in the last couple of weeks, you might have seen some new images by the storm water drains. These yellow fish were recently painted by J.A. Laird’s grade 4/5 class as an Earth Day project to help spread awareness about protecting our waterways. The students had an opportunity to take … Continued