• Ontario
  • Elementary

Elementary Virtual School

Leung's Kindergarten

  • 17 Challenges Completed
  • 0 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

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We picked Option 2: A research project on renewable energy (Students learned about different types of renewable energy in Canada and discuss its role in Canada’s energy future.)

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Buckle Up

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Option 1: Students design a smart mobility poster that shows transportations that can help save energy.

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Community Connections

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We chose Option 2: Participate in an existing initiative in your community (Students researched existing energy-related initiatives by WWF and participate in their national sweater day.)

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Do You Really Need It?

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Students shared about things that they do at home that required energy. They thought of other things they can do instead of the activities that required energy.

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Get Growing

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As a class, we talked about the life cycle of the plants. We also talked about things the plants need to grow. After that, we planted lavenders together. The kids also got a chance to show each other some of their plants from home.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

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We picked Option 2: Calculate your carbon footprint and make changes to reduce it. (Students learned about carbon footprint, calculate their yearly carbon footprint and create a picture informing others how to reduce or offset their carbon footprints.)

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Limited Edition: Game Time!

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Option 1: Students learned about Food Waste

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One Hour No Power

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We save energy by doing activities outdoors and playing with toys that don't require energy.

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Round and Round it Goes

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We picked Option 1: Learn about the circular economy Students will explore the circular economy and create a poster or infographic showing the steps and materials involved.

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Story Time

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Option 2: Write a letter to the future - Students will discuss current energy issues by writing letters to their future selves.

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Take-Home

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Students worked to calculate the approximate number of items they keep from being thrown away for one week by composting, recycling and reusable replacement.

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The Phantom of the Classroom

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The students created a map of their home and labelled phantom power sources.

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Tips and Tricks

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We chose option 2: As a class, we brainstorm tips for saving energy, students will share their ideas. Then we created a slide with everyone's idea and share it on the class's page.

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Video Challenge

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The kids enjoyed sharing with others ways they can save energy.

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Water Works

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Students learned about the amount of water used from their daily routine, and think of ways they can help reduce water usage.

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What’s For Lunch?

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Option 1: Students looked at locally produced food and created a class cookbook using only local ingredients.

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What’s Old is New Again

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We reused the toilet paper roll to make crafts. We made trees and decorations.

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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