We have now had 3 lessons of Beyond Recycling in Mrs. Anast’s class at Tafalgar. In the first lesson, we looked at the history of waste. It was fun to see the ‘historical guests’ to help us learn about the kind of waste we made in each time period. The amount of garbage has gone … Continued
RENEWABLE AND NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES We learned the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources. Glass is made from silica(which is sand).Oil is a non-renewable resource, because you can’t renew or regrow it. Timber is a renewable resource because you can grow trees. Emissions are air pollution from fossil fuels. Effluents are water polluters. Written by Rylee … Continued
We made recycled paper to keep from cutting down so many trees. First, we collected used paper to recycle. Then we tore it up, soaked it in water and put it in the blender. We screened the pulp and flattened it out. We patted it with Sponges to get rid of the water. We rolled … Continued
Question & Answer Game! We took the RDCK “Recycling Guide” pamphlet and we all wrote questions. The answers had to be in the pamphlet. We got into 2 teams. A question would be picked out of a hat. If the team got the answer right they got a point! It was a interesting fun and … Continued
Professor Betty Lovestrash and her Assistant Garbologist analyze Blewett School’s garbage. We took the garbage from our whole school and sorted it on a tarp, The sorting piles were “compostables” “recyclables” “re-useables” “food waste” and real “Garbage”. We discovered that the biggest amount of garbage was PAPER TOWELS! -written by Maddy R. and Blewett Grade4/5
The first lesson was held at Blewett School, in Ms. Gingrich’s grade 5 class, on November 23rd, 2011. We are looking forward to a great year!
Just a very positive from us at Glenmerry school in TRAIL. The bottle Depot in Trail is so awesome for doing our cans, juice boxes, and bottles recycling. The set up is great for sorting, counting, and organizing yourself. They have a lone stainless steel table available with tons of large plastic bins to hold … Continued