• Alberta
  • Elementary

barb rafuse

4R

  • 4 Challenges Completed
  • 13 Challenges not completed

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

As a class we watch two videos that explained needs (water, food, air, shelter) vs wants (ipad, computers,games) so we have a better understanding. Students completed the Do you really need it worksheet which helped us discuss ways we can reduce our energy consumption of our want ideas.For example, not using an ipad for a week and spend more time with family and reading books.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

We calculated in groups our carbon footprint and we discuss ways to reduce our footprint. We also connected with some videos about getting to have a better understanding of carbon footprints. As a class each student created a message on a footprint to explain their understanding of ways to reduce the carbon footprint.

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Story Time

Completed

Description

Two students research about energy awareness to reduce our carbon footprint. They created a comic strip and shared it with other students.

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Water Works

Completed

Description

Two students completed this project by discussing and sharing their results from their water works worksheet, of the calculation of the amount of water their families used over two days. They talked about ways to reduce the consumption of water in their daily lives.

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A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Buckle Up

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Community Connections

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Get Growing

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Limited Edition: Game Time!

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One Hour No Power

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Round and Round it Goes

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Take-Home

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The Phantom of the Classroom

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Tips and Tricks

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Video Challenge

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What’s For Lunch?

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What’s Old is New Again

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Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 28,843 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 856 Hours of no power
take_home 6,270 Items Kept from Landfill