The end of the school year is officially here. And what better way to finish Beyond Recycling in Golden than a trip to our local landfill to see it all in action!? I was joined by Graham and Paige from the CSRD along with Wildsight Educator Carrie Ferguson with both of my Beyond Recycling classes … Continued
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So here we are; June already? How has the school year gone by already? Most importantly, how do you wrap up 8 months of Beyond Recycling? The students of Nicholson Elementary were ready to put words and lessons into action by doing their annual Beyond Recycling Riverside Clean-Up. Students were amazed by all the hidden … Continued
Students from Webster Elementary got their hands dirty at a local farm in Rossland. This “Good Food” field trip was an opportunity for learning about how farming works in a small community. Farmers Dan and Miche were so informative about their water management, extreme weather challenges, and the business side of supplying a community with … Continued
Metal recycling at Ootischenia Landfill.
Lyne’s daughter Fleur, grade 3 participating in the brown paper collect.
Have you ever eaten honeycomb fresh from the hive, with the delightful gentle buzz of the relentless hard working bees above your head? We experienced just this as the bees made a beeline for the leisure centre, otherwise known as a koi pond and shall leaf shaped pool installed for them by owners, farmers and … Continued
Do you like to go for a walk in the woods with a backpack on your back like Riley, pictured above, from Mrs. Murphy’s Grade 5/6/7 class at Martin Morigeau School? Riley isn’t taking any old walk though, she’s walking to get water for her community which is experiencing a period of economic water scarcity. … Continued
Earth Day can be a magical time of celebrating our planet all all that she provides for us. In Beyond Recycling, we make a point to do something special around April 22nd each year. Ms. Rundberg’s class had an opportunity to do something extra special this year, as they are also part of Wildsight’s EcoStewards … Continued
Cons, cons, cons and…pros? It’s much more fun to point out the faults of others than to build yourself up, Ms. Rundberg’s class realized when wrapping up their energy unit of Beyond Recycling. The energy unit included lessons about the types of energy, the different sources of energy, and then a close look at the … Continued
I find that there are some key moments in your work life that stick in your brain that remind you why you do what you do. Interspersed with days of overwhelming busyness, despair or balancing stress and complex classes, there are some magical sessions that shine the brightest light into you and leave you feeling … Continued