• Ontario
  • Elementary

Hepworth Public School

Mrs. Heels' Grade 7-8 Class

  • 7 Challenges Completed
  • 10 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

Completed

Description

We talked about different types of energy, and if they are renewable or non-renewable as a class. We researched how they are sourced, and then completed the worksheets.

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Buckle Up

Completed

Description

Students researched forms of transportation and transportation that is more energy efficient, such as electric cars, and made a word cloud with transportation that was better for the environment.

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Get Growing

Completed

Description

Students learned about carbon offsetting, and we starting growing wildflowers in our classroom, as well as an onion.

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Story Time

Completed

Description

We have talked a lot about what current energy issues mean for them and what the implications of our actions are in 10 years, 20 years, etc. Students then wrote a letter to their future selves.

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

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Students made infographics with tips and tricks to save energy, and we posted them on the school Facebook page for a week. Some students also made a label to go on all of the light switches in the school to remind everyone to turn off the lights.

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Video Challenge

Completed

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Students planned out some ways to save energy around the school, and then filmed segments and put them together for a video to highlight some of these ways.

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Water Works

Completed

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Students tracked their water use, and tried to conserve water. It made them more aware of their water usage and were shocked at how much water each activity used.

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Community Connections

Incomplete

Do You Really Need It?

Incomplete

How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Incomplete

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Incomplete

One Hour No Power

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

What’s For Lunch?

Incomplete

What’s Old is New Again

Incomplete

Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 103,907 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 2,480 Hours of no power
take_home 20,050 Items Kept from Landfill