• Ontario
  • Elementary

St Stephen

The Hammerheads

  • 16 Challenges Completed
  • 0 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

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The class watched some video clips about Canada’s future with renewable energy. Students were split into groups of 2-3 and researched renewable energy sources. They completed your worksheets and made large posters that were displayed in the hallways at our school.

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Buckle Up

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The class learned about transportation methods that are kinder to the environment. We watched some video clips and researched on the internet. The students then made PowerPoint presentations about smarter transportation methods.

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Community Connections

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We asked the Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to do a 2 part workshop with our class. The class researched energy saving initiatives and talked about walking or riding bikes to school. We received a air quality tester to lend and used it during drop off time and several hours later to note the difference in the air quality index. We examined lichen on trees using a kit they provided us with.

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Do You Really Need It?

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The class watched a video clip about the way we use energy at our homes. We had a class discussion about wants and needs. Then, students thought about how much time they used different things that require energy, talked about it with a partner, and completed the worksheet provided.

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Game Time!

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We watched some video clips about energy usage in Canada. I followed the lesson plan you kindly provided. Then, the students made Kahoots using the information they learned. They tested their classmates and it was a lot of fun!

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Get Growing

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Our class discussed plants and air quality. We watched a video clip on this as well. We talked about Photosynthesis and Carbon Offsetting. It was March when we started this, so students have indoor plants to make an indoor home garden.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

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The students used the calculators you provided to find their carbon footprint scores. They made posters displaying their footprints and including tips on how one can reduce their carbon footprints.

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One Hour No Power

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Our class learned using textbooks, wrote a short story and wrote a poem, and practiced skits. We used natural light during this time, no computers and no SmartBoard.

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Story Time

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The class watched lots of videos about energy and renewable energy and together, we made a list of what our hopes are for the future. Following this, the students wrote letters to their future selves.

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Take-Home

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Students brought home sheets and filled in totals with their families.

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The Phantom of the Classroom

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Our class watched several video clips about phantom energy. We looked around our classroom and noticed many things that were plugged in and not in use. The students were asked to draw maps of their bedrooms or class and label the phantom power sources.

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Tips and Tricks

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The class researched energy-saving tips extensively and made posters which they put up around the school.

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Video Challenge

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Three highly driven students accepted the responsibility to enter this video challenge and I’m so proud of the video they produced! They shared all of their knowledge and did such a fantastic job!

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Water Works

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As a class we discussed water usage and watched video clips. Each student kept track of their daily water usage over 2 days and we totaled the results.

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What’s For Lunch?

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We talked about food miles and how buying local is healthier and better for the planet. The class used on online tool to find local farms and other sources for every ingredient. https://ontariofresh.ca/search They made recipes using ingredients from these local sellers.

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What’s Old is New Again

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Students brought in recyclables and worked in teams to create inventions/art displays. They made: -robots -piggy banks -a basketball net -newspaper flowers They used: -paint -tape -materials from the recycling bin

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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