• Alberta
  • Elementary

Horace Allen

Horace Allen Eco Rangers

  • 6 Challenges Completed
  • 11 Challenges not completed

Get Growing

Completed

Description

A grade 2 student worked with an Educational Assistant to choose seeds and plan the planting of a 72 cell mini greenhouse. He made a graphic organizer using math and literacy skills and planted the vegetable seeds explaining to his classmates about each vegetable choice. He will transplant the seedlings to the outdoor raised garden beds in our outdoor classroom when conditions are suitable later in the spring.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

After viewing the short video "The Green Ninja" students discussed the concept of a carbon footprint and what it means. The students were asked to color and cut out a footprint and record an action that they could do to reduce their own carbon footprint. We put these up in the halls around the school which encouraged discussion and wonder

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One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

Our grade 3 classes spear-headed this challenge. They created a tracking form and gave one to each classroom to use during Earth Week, recording how many hours per day we could go without power. Even the main office participated. They will tally the total for the school on Friday of Earth Week.

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

During Earth Week, every day a student eco ranger read an eco tip on the morning announcements after the principal or vice-principal completed their daily announcements. Students listened carefully to their peers and discussed with their class the topic/tip of the day!

What’s For Lunch?

Completed

Description

We asked families and classrooms to submit local recipes with the goal of creating a local recipe book/brochure. We sent an email explanation to all families and received some interesting ideas. Discussion was held in each class around the reasons to promote using local ingredients.

What’s Old is New Again

Completed

Description

The art teacher set up a large amount of recycle choices with some art guidelines for the 45 minute art classes during Earth Week. A large variety of creations were completed and the students explained and named their work.

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Community Connections

Incomplete

A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Buckle Up

Incomplete

Do You Really Need It?

Incomplete

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

Incomplete

Story Time

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

Video Challenge

Incomplete

Water Works

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