- 12 Challenges Completed
- 5 Challenges not completed
A Green-Powered Canada
As a class we brainstormed various modes of transportation and their effects on the environment. The students then broke into small groups to further their research on friendly transportation. Some students created google slide presentations, word art and posters. They learned a lot:)
Twice a week, students participate in the school recycling program. On one day, the students must go around and collect mixed recycling and then place it outside for the town collection. Then on another day, the students collect bottles and clean them and the bins. The money has been used to assist with making recycling more accessible for the students from Pre K to Grade 9 in our school.
Do You Really Need It?
For this challenge, the students had a discussion of wants versus needs and reflected on the challenges of potential giving up or not using some of our wants. There were many different opinions being shared, but in the end the students realized the importance of not using unnecessary power!
The students explored the process of photosynthesis and the importance of the life cycle of plants. Each student was able to choose either a vegetable or flower seed and watch them sprout!! The students were very excited to watch the growth of their plants; although there were a few that did not sprout. The majority of the students will be taking their plants home to transfer when it get warm enough.
How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?
Round and Round it Goes
Students used their artistic abilities and writing skills to create comic strips with important messages regarding the importance of recycling and sustainability. The class brainstormed various areas that people could increase their recycling habits and awareness of the harmful effects of pollution on the earth. They produced beautiful and informative comics, which we are getting made into a book!!
The Phantom of the Classroom
Tips and Tricks
https://anastasiyamp25.wixsite.com/tipsntricks Students researched the ways in which energy is being consumed and the different ways in which it can be reduced. They created a website with different ideas that people can look at to help them reduce their energy consumption.