FIRST LEGO League is a global youth challenge in over 88 countries, with 32,000 competing teams and over 255,000 participants. Teams are challenged to research a problem on an assigned theme and develop a solution. Annual themes are real-world issues like food safety, recycling, or energy. The theme for 2017-18 is hydrodynamics. LEGO League is a fun way for students to learn STEM concepts and develop skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork.
Pam Chandler recently visited St Andrew Junior School and met some fantastic students. These young people were eager to learn how to help the Earth. Just look at their amazing work in these images to see what they learned!
Ms MacLellan’s grade three class at Greenfield Elementary enthusiastically took action for Earth Week! When I visited their class recently, these students had all kinds of great ideas for how they wanted to celebrate during the week leading up to Earth Day, celebrated worldwide annually on April 22.
Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy’s Green Team continues to make their school green in the Municipality of Guysborough shows green leadership. The municipality of this Green School won a Bright Business Award in 2016 for their EcoVision 2020 plan.
Join us at the Halifax Central Library this Sunday, April 22nd for our Earth Day Celebration!
All are welcome to this family-friendly event to celebrate energy efficiency and all the ways we can help the Earth. Drop by anytime from 1 pm to 4 pm in the Lindsay Children's room on the second floor.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Ms MacDonald’s Grades 5/6 class at Inverness Education Centre/Academy is pumped for Earth Day! These students know about climate change and they have some ideas about how they can reduce their ecological footprint. The class is excited to put their knowledge to action. During the week leading up to Earth Day (April 22), they will perform one new action for each day of the week.