• Ontario
  • Elementary

West Preparatory Junior Public School

Room 124 Energy Savers

  • 10 Challenges Completed
  • 6 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

Completed

Description

Students worked individually to complete the worksheet after a class discussion on renewable and non-renewable energy sources.

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Buckle Up

Completed

Description

Students worked in pairs to create a Google Slide Presentation on a mode of transportation that is best for the environment and that is "smart."

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

We had a class discussion on energy/devices that are needs and wants. Students gave up a device for 24 hours and reflected on what it was like to not have to use that device.

One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

We turned off the lights and didn't use our chromebooks whenever we could in order to get to 15 hours no power.

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Story Time

Completed

Description

We watched the video Earth 2050 and discussed what could happen in the future with regards to our energy usage. We then created a google document with energy related concerns we had about the future. Students wrote a letter to their future selves in 2050 describing their current concerns and asking themselves an energy related question.

Take-Home

Completed

Description

We had a class discussion about recycling, composting and garbage and then discussed how we can limit the number of items we throw away in the trash. Students then completed the worksheet (with help from home if needed).

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

We discussed energy savings tips as a class and each student made a poster with detailed information and a drawing to display in the school.

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Video Challenge

Completed

Description

Students worked in groups of 4 to create several PSA's. Once completed we voted on which one to submit.

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What’s For Lunch?

Completed

Description

We had a class discussion about using local ingredients to make our meals and how it is better for the environment to do this. We created "What's for Dinner?" slideshows that included an appetizer, main meal with side and a dessert using local ingredients.

What’s Old is New Again

Completed

Description

Students created an object made entirely out of reusable/recyclable items from home.

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Community Connections

Incomplete

Game Time!

Incomplete

Get Growing

Incomplete

How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

Water Works

Incomplete

Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 138,460 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 2,653 Hours of no power
take_home 107,182 Items Kept from Landfill