Home Based Learning Resources

Teacher Resources for Beyond Recycling Home Learning

The Wildsight Education team has developed special Beyond Recycling resources to support you in providing continuity of learning for your students while learning at home.  Please explore the options below. Please consider letting us know when you use them by completing the following 1-minute survey.

 

Video Lessons

Students watch a video lesson, complete a project, and then share what they made.

 www.beyondrecycling.ca/homelearning-videolessons

 

VIDEO LESSONS INCLUDE:

  • A video of a Beyond Recycling lesson
  • Introduction to a multi-day, hands-on project
  • Engaging multi-day, creative, hands-on activities like building a useful project out of unused items, designing a community of the future or growing/making food.

 

HOW TO USE:

  • Choose a BR video lesson
  • Share link with students
  • Set a due date for the project
  • Plan students sharing

 

 

 

EcoChallenge Investigations

Students complete an EcoChallenge activity and then report back on what they found and share their experiences.

 
 www.beyondrecycling.ca/homelearningecochallenge/

 

ECOCHALLENGE INVESTIGATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Hands-on projects that challenge students to try on a new behavior
  • Fun activities like the Screen-Free Day, Granola Bar, or Short Shower EcoChallenge.
  • An easy-to-watch video slideshow that explains the activity
  • Quick to copy or easy to print worksheet that allows students to track actions

 

HOW TO USE:

  • Choose one EcoChallenge, have all your students complete it.
  • OR Allow students to choose an EcoChallenge of their choice (3 available).
  • Host a video call for students to share their experiences and results.
     

 

 

Student Pages

Easy to share content on all Beyond Recycling lessons.

Share as a resource or have students complete lesson activities.

 
www.beyondrecycling.ca/lessons

STUDENT PAGES INCLUDE:

  • Easy to share, online resources for 27 Beyond Recycling lessons
  • Podcasts, videos, engaging content, hands-on activities, Kahoot games and journaling opportunities for each lesson.

 

HOW TO USE: 

  • Simply share all lessons as an overall fun resource for students to explore on their own
  • Offer as independent learning or to connect to particular topics and assignments as a class
  • Choose one lesson and have students complete one or more of the activities listed in the lesson. Go to the lesson and share that specific link.
  • Choose an activity and allow students which topic they want to complete the activity on. eg. Ask them to answer a journal question OR complete an activity on one specific lesson.