• Ontario
  • Elementary

Macklin PS

4/5 Energetic Crew!

“Conserve today! Rewards Tomorrow!!!!!”

  • 6 Challenges Completed
  • 11 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

Completed

Description

We had a debate about Renewable and Non-Renewable energy. We used a Jamboard to place our arguments. We used two different colours to show the arguments for each.

Buckle Up

Completed

Description

We co- created a list of alternative ways to travel instead of a car. Students then created a Google Slide on smart mobility and smart cities. Outlining the advantages to both the environment and humans. We examined future goals and looked at estimated timelines of possible implementation. We also looked at countries that have started the journey to change and looked at how it’s impacting energy consumption and the cost to citizens.

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

Our class read household examples of energy sources in the Nelson Literacy Text. We sorted them in two groups. Essential and Non-essential. We had a discussion on how many of those items are luxury items and are a waste of energy. Homework: The students had to repeat the process at home looking at their energy sources at home. At school they selected one item off their list to write and elaborate on. The Do I really need it Challenge?

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Completed

Description

Students researched the topic of food waste. They previewed and took jot notes for the resources provided for this challenge. They then created Kahoot Challenges/Trivia Games for the class to play. The students knew so much from their research and had a blast playing!!!!!!

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One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

Goal: to still continue with daily learning/curriculum with no power - we rearranged our class schedule for the entire afternoon from 12:30 - 3:20 - French - All oral - Outdoor play / Recess - we did music drumming with buckets reading music - completed Kaleidoscope Art / used window light for tracing! - Read Aloud - whole group - The Wild Robot

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Story Time

Completed

Description

Students created Comics about Energy! They worked in pairs! The big idea was either conserving or wasting energy in our everyday lives. Due to limited contact students shared with younger students through virtual assembly! The younger students loved them! We practised reading with appropriate tone and expression! Linking to fluency and reading strategies.

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Community Connections

Incomplete

Get Growing

Incomplete

How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

Tips and Tricks

Incomplete

Video Challenge

Incomplete

Water Works

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