All classes in Oakenwald from K-6 have been involved in culturing perennial plants that are native to Manitoba. We have been learning that to have a sustainable ecosystem, it is important for insects to have native perennials to depend upon for food and shelter.
School Yard Greening
Nature Kids Club celebrated National Tree Day on September 27th and reminded everyone the importance of trees for our Planet!
Nature Kids Club and students in room 3 made biodegradable planters out of eggs to make our neighborhoods beautiful and attract beautiful butterflies.
Nature Club Students and students in room 3 grew food for the Turtle “Squirtle”. They studied him for their research project for the PLCs. Grade 3 students in TLC, also borrowed Squirtle to study him for their Unit on Life Cycles.
The Nature Kids Club have written Letters to the Mayor of Calgary giving him some of our suggestions and asking him what can be done to help our environment.