(= 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”.
Author: Mary Searchfield
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
Today we learned that greenhouse gases (GHG) are important and necessary for life on earth – they have benefited life on earth by making the planet much more habitable. (Instead of minus 18 degrees Celsius, GHGs have allowed the Earth’s average temperature to be a pleasant plus 15 degrees Celsius). However, with all of our … 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