The grade 2’s and 3’s illustrated their own representatives of the different organizational levels of ecology. Beginning with a single organism, they researched the types of animals and plants, as well as the abiotic factors that can be found in the same location as their organism.
With the coming of spring, students have taken inspiration from the natural world by creating large scale images of butterflies. Using oil pastels, water colour paints, and techniques working with symmetry our butterflies are slowly coming to life.
In STEM, for part of our Natural Resources and Geology unit, the grade 4 and 5 students have been learning about the Rock Cycle. Students have shared their learning of this important cycle by recreating and describing one part or aspect of the process using 2D stop motion animation techniques.
This was our first field trip to the UBC Golf Academy’s Driving Range and it was a great opportunity to try a new activity and learn new skills. In our P.E. class we have been practicing aiming and swinging in preparation for this field trip to the UBC Golf Academy. We were finally able to […]
Mixing Milk, Oil, and Food Colouring. In this fun experiment, our 4/5 group learned more about mixtures and solutions, notably how different substances can interact with each other.
For review of our Body Systems unit in STEM, students are shown working in partners using outlines of their own bodies to illustrate the inner workings and placement of their internal organs.
LEEP students took to Stanley Park to learn and practice wilderness survival skills. Students worked in teams and practiced creating 3 different forms of shelter using the following materials: 1) Tent 2) Rope and Tarp 3) Nothing but the forest around them The students left the class feeling ready to conquer Mt. Everest. Watch this […]
Students in Mr. Bagnall’s Language Arts classes dressed up as Greek Gods and Goddesses to celebrate the end of a Greek Mythology Unit. Poseidon, Hermes, Aphrodite and co. participated in Olympic Games as they fought it out to see who would be crowned the greatest of the gods. Games included “Pin the tail on Pegasus” […]
The grade 2 and 3 students are learning about the beautiful temperate rainforest we call home. They learned that British Columbia has approximately 40 different native tree species, and were given the task of designing and creating 40 different leaves to represent the diversity in our forests. They collaborated with their peers to ensure that […]
Madrona Downtown students find time to enjoy the fact that Spring still seems far far away! Snowballs and Snowpeople (Oh yes!) and Snow covered trees.