Grade 4/5 Students from Mr. Hein and Mr. Richard’s classes at Lady Grey Elementary School had the opportunity to visit the Golden Food Bank on May 29 and 31! Educator Karen Temple-Beamish met the classes at the Golden Food Bank and shared her extensive knowledge on food security, growing and eating local food, and worm … Continued
Gr. 4/5 students at Lady Grey Elementary School use scrap paper from the classroom to create their own beautiful, unique pieces of recycled paper. Students highlighted how by making their own paper, they are reducing the impacts of producing brand new paper on the environment.
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
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
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
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
The ever changing timeline of trash – how as humans the types and amounts of things we use and throw away has changed is a fascinating topic. Not least for our Arrow Heights Elementary Grade Five and Six students, as we got to spend our lesson time travelling, diving into the timeline of trash that … Continued
On a cool and misty first day of December, the Grade 5’s from Begbie View Elementary took a journey across town, to the outer reaches of the City of Revelstoke, to the mysterious lands of the Revelstoke Transfer Station and Landfill. Locked in on one aspect by the mighty Boulder and Frisby Mountains and … Continued
This spring, Ms. B-W’s grade 4/5 class has been busy learning to become good stewards of the land. In March they participated in a Student Action Plan with the Know Your Watershed program to do a river side clean up along the Columbia River that runs close to their school. They incorporated previous learning from … Continued
Students from Lady Grey School in Golden combined learning about simple machines, power generation and reusing into making these solar updraft towers! These towers are placed in a sunny window creating an updraft that spins the propeller on top. How could this be used to generate power?