• Manitoba
  • Elementary

École New Era School

Mme Roberts's Rocketeers

  • 10 Challenges Completed
  • 7 Challenges not completed

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

As a class, we discussed different things that we use every day while learning at home before I challenged them to list those things then think about what they really need to function during the day.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

I introduced the topic of carbon footprint to my students and asked them to calculate their carbon footprint. Then I challenged them to think of ways for them to reduce it in different ways.

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Limited Edition: Game Time!

Completed

Description

We listed situations when we would waste food. We made guesses of foods go in the garbage from descriptions as a game.

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One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

We talked about different activities we can do without power before the Earth Hour day. As it was warming up, it was easier to want to go outside to enjoy the weather after online classes.

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Take-Home

Completed

Description

My students know that lots of items can be recycled and reused, but by completing this challenge, my students learned more about compost and how they can keep more items out of the landfill.

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The Phantom of the Classroom

Completed

Description

I discussed energy sources with my students before introducing the challenge to them to complete at home.

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

My students and I discuss many tips for reducing energy and consumption. I asked my students to write notes for the things they need to remember to do the most such as bringing reusable bags to the store.

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Video Challenge

Completed

Description

Students thoughts of different ways they can and have saved energy at home. One student voice recorded the script to match the pictures.

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Water Works

Completed

Description

I have been talking with my students about water usage since World Water Day. It has become a big topic that led into this challenge of tracking their water usage and thinking of ways to reduce consumption most days.

What’s For Lunch?

Completed

Description

I started by asking my students for their favourite meal then where they think the ingredients come from before they arrived at the store. I challenged my students to think of a meal with ingredients that they can find locally.

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A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Buckle Up

Incomplete

Community Connections

Incomplete

Get Growing

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

Incomplete

Story Time

Incomplete

What’s Old is New Again

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