• Saskatchewan
  • Elementary

Davison School

Ms. Senyk's Grade 5 Class

  • 17 Challenges Completed
  • 0 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

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We brainstormed on the board 5 different energy sources. Students then researched 1 in pairs and then presented to the class.

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Buckle Up

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We were online learning for this challenge. Students created posters on ways to reduce energy transportation.

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Community Connections

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We discussed things that Melville is already doing for the community. Students then got creative and made posters on how Melville could be better. We will post them on social media when they are all complete.

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Do You Really Need It?

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Students took home the challenge sheet and completed the challenge at home. They gave up one item of energy for a day.

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Get Growing

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Student's learned about photosynthesis and how plants help the earth. We each planted our own sunflower and had to take care of it at school. Check out our progress!

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

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We watched the carbon footprint videos. We went calculated our carbon footprint using one of the websites. Students created a footprint and one way they can reduce their carbon footprint.

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Limited Edition: Game Time!

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We explored all of the different websites that were posted and had a discussion on what food waste is. Students then completed the worksheet. When they were done they played pictionary with their groups drawing what they wrote down for different ways they could eliminate food waste.

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One Hour No Power

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We discussed different ways to preserve power in our classroom. We turned off the lights for over 20 minutes!

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Round and Round it Goes

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We watched videos on the circular economy. Students then researched the life cycle of a plastic bottle.

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Story Time

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I tied this challenge into our final project. Students took everything that they learned from our unit and had to create a story. We will read them to one another once we are all completed.

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Take-Home

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Students took home the take-home challenge sheet. They tracked their garbage for 5 days. They really enjoyed this challenge!

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The Phantom of the Classroom

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We were online learning for this challenge. Students watched a video and looked at some websites to learn about phantom energy. They then made a drawing of their house where they found phantom energy.

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Tips and Tricks

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Student's each have their own personal blogs. They each wrote down some tips and tricks to help the environment and saving energy.

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Video Challenge

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After completing our social unit in grade 5 we decided to take all of our knowledge and make a video. The students did this completely on their own. They planned it, video taped it and edited it!!

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Water Works

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Some students chose to take home this challenge and do it with their parents. They brought back their tracked progress.

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What’s For Lunch?

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We were online learning for this challenge so not everyone was able to use the template used. Students tried their best to use local ingredients and ingredients that didn't use much packaging.

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What’s Old is New Again

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Students were collecting recyclable items for over a week. They brought their items into the classroom and had an hour to make whatever they would like! Here are some of the creations they came up with.

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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