Today the students from Ms. Kauffman’s class had the opportunity to make their very own homemade granola bars. Students were inspired to create a litter free snack for school after having the “Garbologist” uncover granola and snack wrappers in the class garbage. The cooking experience was so fun and the results were super yummy! While … Continued
Has waste changed throughout human history? We fired up the time machine to find out!
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
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
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
Let’s go fishing! Fishing for Sustainability, that is. Which is just what Ms. King’s 4/5 class at JA Laird did for some hands-on learning about managing resources. During this game, students were grouped into “villages” tasked with managing fish populations in their lakes, while feeding their villages and buying other supplies. After a couple of … Continued
Rocky Mountain Elementary students trace their food all the way back to the farm
Rocky Mountain Elementary students visit Mor Jerky to find out where their food comes from
How DO we make sustainable choices? Rocky Mountain Elementary students from Elkford listen to ideas from their classmates after several rounds of Fishing for Sustainability, an activity in which students make decisions to meet the needs of their imaginary community.