Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Observing Earth Day

Today we took some time out of our normal class schedule to observe Earth Day. First part of the day students prepared Earth Day slideshows using Google Docs. Below is one of the many slideshows that was prepared by my students.

In addition to today's events, Mr. C's students brought us 6 frogs, and we decided to create a habitat for our frogs. Students were asked to conduct research about a frog's habitat and living habits in order to prepare an appropriate living environment for them.

The next job was to go scouting for food for our new found friends. Students were asked to collect bugs for our frogs.

So what did we accomplish for Earth Day? Nothing ground breaking, we really didn't do anything to save the environment or stop pollution, but we did have fun with nature. I feel like my students were able to acquire some excellent information about Earth Day during our slideshows research and they were able to have a little fun in the great outdoors today by looking for frogs and food.....I think that should count for something.

Mr. McClung


Wm Chamberlain said...

Actually, they are toads. They have dry skin, while frogs must keep their skin moist.

Courtney said...

I still wish that I could have taken one home!

Anonymous said...

I love your slideshow for Earth Day! I wish we had done more things for ours. Its great to know so many people raise awareness to the pollution we all contribute so we can stop it! You guys are doing a great job!!

edublog said...

Hi everyone,

We are from Rowntree Public School in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. We really like your Earth Day blog and the slide show. We are concerned about one thing. We have a friend that is Chinese and we thinl the slide with the Chinese factory may hurt his feelings. All countries have factories that pollute. We think it would be better if the factory didn't say China. We really like your blog though, good work.

Please look at our class blog. It is new. It is

Raymond and Fayed