On a beautiful, sunny day in Revelstoke, the students of the Beyond Recycling program embarked on their final field trip of the year. Excitement filled the air as they hopped on their bikes and pedaled less than 2 kilometers to their destination: First Light Farm! This local farm, operated by Jesse and Chris for the … Continued
This is a little story about some absolutely scrumptious apple and carrot muffins made by some seriously talented students! Our class recently embarked on an eco challenge to reduce our food waste and create our own snacks using ingredients sourced from within 200km of our school. To kick off the challenge, we visited the Revelstoke … Continued
Our grade 6 class at Columbia Park has been working hard on an Eco Challenge to reduce waste and promote sustainability. As part of this challenge, we’ve been collecting recyclable materials and counting them on a weekly basis. For Earth Day, we decided to take things up a notch by participating in our local ‘Trashion … Continued
Metal recycling at Ootischenia Landfill.
Lyne’s daughter Fleur, grade 3 participating in the brown paper collect.
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
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”.
The See The Heat program provides the opportunity for Beyond Recycling students in Kaslo, Castlegar and Creston to take home a thermal imaging camera that connects to your smart phone to learn more about the energy efficiency of your home.
On Tuesday, May 21, Ms. Newton’s grade 4/5 students at Begbie View Elementary school in Revelstoke held a potluck lunch with the challenge of bringing dishes that are made with real foods only, and as much local food as possible. And did the students ever deliver! After the students each gave a short presentation about … Continued