• Alberta
  • Secondary

Michael Strembitsky School

Sharks

  • 4 Challenges Completed
  • 13 Challenges not completed

How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

Students used https://www.footprintcalculator.org to calculate and understand their carbon footprint. They worked to design a footprint which included their current footprint and at least one commitment they could do to reduce their impact on the environment. Finally, they calculated the average carbon footprint of the entire class.

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Completed

Description

Students joined together in small groups to create board games matching the theme of food waste. Many of tips and strategies to reduce food waste are contained within the trivia cards of these students developed games. To take it one step further, these board games proved useful during times our class spent without power!

The Phantom of the Classroom

Completed

Description

Students sketched a map of the classroom, or a room in their house to identify sources of phantom power. On the back of their maps, students also proposed tips and suggestions for how they could take action to address this issue.

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Video Challenge

Completed

Description

As a class we brainstormed ideas on things we could do reduce our energy consumption as we sat in our classroom. Students recognized that each classroom and school is different but, that there were a couple simple things they could do right away. Small actions can have an impact, but when many take on those small actions it can make a big difference.

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A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Buckle Up

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Community Connections

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Do You Really Need It?

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Get Growing

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One Hour No Power

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Round and Round it Goes

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Story Time

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Take-Home

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Tips and Tricks

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Water Works

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What’s For Lunch?

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What’s Old is New Again

Incomplete

Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 103,907 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 2,480 Hours of no power
take_home 20,050 Items Kept from Landfill