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Cedarcrest: Food Waste and Ugly Food

Sabrina Steen, B.A.S.E. Green Club Animator Cedarcrest Green Club students took action on food waste this week, making sure each fruit (even ugly fruit) travelled successfully from garden to plate—instead of from garden to landfill! After engaging in a discussion and sharing stories about food waste, each … Continue reading

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Hampstead: Winter Snow Globes

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor Hampstead’s Green Club students embraced winter by making snow globes to help beautify their school garden. The students shared some great learning experiences while creating their snow globes. They discussed the cold temperatures in winter … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Learning about Local Food

Ryan Oxley, Green Animator The Grade 6 students from the Green Club team at John Caboto took a closer look into the local food system and where their food comes from. Everyone was surprised to learn what grew locally and seasonally from … Continue reading

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Dalkeith: Heart Beet Cookies for St. Valentine’s

Green Club celebrated a cozy St. Valentine’s Day by baking Heart Beet Cookies! Of course, the cookies are heart-shaped for the holiday, but the students took it a step further and dyed the dough pink. To support B.A.S.E. Daycare’s Environmental … Continue reading

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Green Club: Holidays

Did you know that half of the paper we consume is used to wrap and decorate gifts? (The Recycler’s Handbook, 1990) Holiday waste, like food, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, contribute up to an additional 1 million … Continue reading

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Nesbitt: Kuleshov effect

Today in the filmmaking club Ms. Jacky taught us about the Kuleshov effect. This helped us understand the power of editing and how putting images together can create different meanings. Alexis, Grade 5, gave us a blank expression and we filmed … Continue reading

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General Vanier: Pollinator Hotels

Grade 4-5-6 students from General Vanier Elementary School discovered the importance of pollinators and the magic of the honeybee! It turns out that not all bugs are pests, and that some insects are essential in order for our gardens and … Continue reading

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