Ms Shamim’s 4/5 class made art for Earth Day. Taking seemingly unwanted or unusable objects, they flexed their creativity and came up with all sorts of fun and/or beautiful and/or useful objects. The art took a walk over to the Salmo Public Library, where it’s on display for a couple of weeks in celebration of … Continued
Author: Mary Searchfield
As the learning deepens, the wall in the classroom dedicated to the Beyond Recycling learning journey expands. Ms Shamim’s class in Salmo is keeping a visual record of the program, both as a reminder as well as a resource to be consulted as the program continues. It’s so great!
(= Lifecycle of a glass bottle) Ms Machado’s grade 6’s had the formidable challenge of researching and presenting the lifecycle of various objects, and then reporting back in french! Thank goodness for Google translate, as well as the hard work and great effort working NOT in their “mother tongue”.
Grade 4/5 from Salmo Elementary made thank you cards for RDCK and WM’s hosting of a great field trip, where we learned what happens after we get rid of our waste and recycling.
The representatives supporting coal present their opening statement in the 2021 Redfish Energy Debate
Why just examine your class’s garbage when you can look at the entire school’s waste? This is what happened today in Ms Hodgson’s class, where the school custodians kindly saved ALL the school’s garbage from the day before. We learned it’s not a job for the faint of heart! We also discovered the school’s actual … Continued
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, tying the mini-BR unit with Mr. Mertens’ unit on Globalisation
Here are the posters Mrs. Graham’s class at St. Joseph’s School in Nelson created for their presentations!
Transfer station right in Nelson, down by the dog walk.
Mr. Mcrann’s 5/6s were surprised to learn how much energy Canada and the USA consume per year, per person, as compared with every other area in the world. Canada/USA got, per capita, 54 barrels of oil in the year (as represented by hard candies), far surpassing Europe at 27. And then there’s Africa, where the … Continued