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
The grade 5/6 at Adam Robertson Elementary School became architects, planners and designers of Cities of the Future.
Great job Good Food investigators!
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
This week with Mrs. Walker’s 5/6 class at Adam Robertson Elementary School, we explored resource management with a game. We had six villages that each had to manage the fish populations in their lakes, feed their villages, buy supplies and sell fish to support the economy of their village. Each village had different strategies to … Continued
Last week at Kinnaird Elementary, we discussed a BIG topic: Our Changing Climate. Many of the students had at least heard the term ‘Climate Change’ before, but weren’t sure exactly what it meant. We began by exploring some key climate change concepts like the difference between our day-to-day weather and our long-term climate patterns; the … Continued
The objective of this week’s lesson was to discover just how precious our water resources are. We began the class by brainstorming the ways we use water everyday and listing all of the sources of clean water around us (the Columbia River! Blueberry Creek! Arrow Lake!). We then reviewed the concept of the Water Cycle … Continued
When we care for nature, we are caring for ourselves!