• British Columbia
  • Elementary

New Life Homeschool Association

NLHA co-op Energy Reducers

“Team Potential Kinetics”

  • 8 Challenges Completed
  • 9 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

Completed

Description

After introducing "renewable energy", students could pick one of the many renewable energy that we use in Canada to find out more and draw pictures about what they remember.

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Get Growing

Completed

Description

After watching and learning about food waste, students were given bean sprout seeds and encouraged to start growing indoor. Some have try the bean sprout for the first time and other families had an early start of their garden.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

We did this as an introduction for the Energy Diet Challenge at co-op. After watching a video from the lesson plan, each student "calculated" the carbon footprint. This allowed families to see the effect of the lifestyle and choices we make.

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One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

We encouraged families to do their schooling outside and be creative. Some easy lessons like hiking and biking for PE classes and reading. Families shared how they even moved math & homework time outside.

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The Phantom of the Classroom

Completed

Description

After brainstorming the term "Phantom Power" and learning by watching a video, the teacher showed a few examples around her room. We also learned about bird's eye view and floor plans. Students went to different rooms in their house drawing the floor plan and "hunting" for phantom power, and came back to share their findings.

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

We did this challenge as a review after completed a few challenges and see that as a good way to encourage families to involve. Students discussed ways to share their ideas & their learning. Families shared with us after that students enjoyed posting notices around and acting as the "energy police" to turn off lights

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Video Challenge

Completed

Description

Each child picked what he/she likes to pick a challenge that we covered in the past weeks to talk about. One of the older students volunteered to combine all theshort video clips/photos together.

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What’s Old is New Again

Completed

Description

Students are introduced the idea of upcycling. Since we are only meeting online, students are encouraged to look at what unavailable to them around the house and share their creative at co-op meetings.

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Buckle Up

Incomplete

Community Connections

Incomplete

Do You Really Need It?

Incomplete

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Incomplete

Round and Round it Goes

Incomplete

Story Time

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

Water Works

Incomplete

What’s For Lunch?

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