• Nova Scotia
  • Elementary

Coldbrook and District

6B

  • 6 Challenges Completed
  • 10 Challenges not completed

A Green-Powered Canada

Completed

Description

Students researched the pros and cons of various renewable energy sources. Then they formed groups to develop arguments for which green energy source might have the most potential in Nova Scotia.

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Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

After brainstorming all the things used at school that require power, the students in the class decided to give up turning on the lights in the classroom for a whole day.

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How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

Our class watched our teacher complete an online carbon footprint calculation. We then took part in a more kid friendly activity to highlight some of the factors that affect the size of our foot prints. Then we brainstormed ways to decrease our foot prints.

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Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

We brainstormed ways that we can reduce our energy use. The students then created posters to place around the school to encourage other students to be energy conscious.

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Water Works

Completed

Description

We tracked our water use for two days. We talked about ways to conserve water at home. We calculated how much water we can save by cutting down on non-essential things.

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What’s For Lunch?

Completed

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We sourced out the ingredients for our school wide Easter lunch held at the school in April. Then we used mapping tools to figure out the distance from our school to these places. We mapped these places on a map of North America. We totaled up the distance .

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Buckle Up

Incomplete

Community Connections

Incomplete

Game Time!

Incomplete

Get Growing

Incomplete

One Hour No Power

Incomplete

Story Time

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

Video Challenge

Incomplete

What’s Old is New Again

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