• Ontario
  • Elementary

Springdale

Springdale Dragons

  • 8 Challenges Completed
  • 9 Challenges not completed

Buckle Up

Completed

Description

First, we talked about how people and things move around the planet and around our city. Then, we watched a video about vehicles in the future, such as a rocket ship that carries people to a different country. Next, we drew a picture of a vehicle that doesn't make pollution and wrote the words about how it does not use pollution and how it is good for humans.

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

* watched videos about Needs and Wants * wrote all of the things we use that use electricity (oven, microwave, computer) * wrote how much time we use each device/thing for everyday * sorted the devices/things into Needs and Wants * gave up using ONE WANT for a whole day

One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

first, we discussed everything that uses power in our homes and what we could do instead of using electricity. then we figured out that we could reach 15 hours of using no power if we spent a little time each day in february doing things that don't use electricity

The Phantom of the Classroom

Completed

Description

We talked about what phantom power means and we talked about things in our homes that use power even when they are turned off, like the television or computer monitor. We watched videos that showed power bars and talked about plugging things into the power bar.

Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

First we watched a few videos about How to Save Energy and then we thought of ways that we use energy and how to save it. We thought of 3 ideas to make a Google Slide poster about saving energy. Then we started writing our 3 ideas down and then decorated our Google Slides with pictures, short videos and colours. Then we used the Google Slide poster to teach our families about how to save energy.

Images & Downloads

Water Works

Completed

Description

First, we did an assignment to figure out how many Litres of water our family uses in one day. Then we made a Google slide of how to save water and how to use less. Then we showed it to our family and told them how we could save water. Then we calculated how much water they used again. Finally we subtracted them with our math skills to see how much water our family saved.

What’s For Lunch?

Completed

Description

First we talked about where food comes from and that some food is grown in Canada, but a lot of the food we eat comes from other parts of the world. Then we talked about which foods are grown in Ontario on the Kids Corner website. We thought about which foods we like to eat and which are healthy. Then we designed a recipe with our family using the foods grown in Ontario.

What’s Old is New Again

Completed

Description

First, we gathered materials out of the recycling bin and showed them to the class. Then, we thought of ideas and made things with the recyclables. Then, we sent a photo of our art that we made from the recycled materials. Finally, we shared our art with our classmates. We had a helicopter and car, basketball hoop and ball, a piggy bank, a swimming pool, a pencil case, a drum set, a garage and more.

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A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Community Connections

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Get Growing

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

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Limited Edition: Game Time!

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

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Story Time

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

Video Challenge

Incomplete

Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 118,468 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 3,273 Hours of no power
take_home 25,944 Items Kept from Landfill