Waste in Our World

…offers children the chance to work cooperatively build a model landfill and use it to look at ways to divert waste and make our landfills safer for the environment. This is an inquiry-based opportunity that fully engages participants in hands-on learning and incorporates several cross-curricular competencies.

Please note:

  • Waste in Our World is one hour in length.
  • Please no more than 30 students
  • Waste in Our World is valued at $200+gst*

The following is required for the program:

  1. Access to water and a sink (in a nearby room is fine)
  2. 5-6 tables or desks for the collaborative activity
  3. A smart board or multimedia projector with a computer
*Each presentation is valued at $200.00. However, we strive for equal access for all Calgarians to environmental education and empowerment, so IF cost is a barrier, we ask that your organization makes the contribution that you can afford and you will be invoiced accordingly. 
  1. In-school program:
    • We will follow government advice to ensure visits to schools are safe
    • Materials will be sanitised between presentations
    • Programs will be modified so students and presenters are distanced and not sharing materials
    • If visitors are not allowed into schools you will automatically be signed up for a virtual program
  2. Live virtual programs:
    • Live virtual presentation to a classroom of students
    • Program materials can be delivered to schools and will be sanitised between programs (Calgary only)
  3. Pre-recorded programs:
    • You will receive access to a pre-recorded video presentation.
    • Activity sheets will be emailed to you
    • Available for individuals and home-school audiences only.
    • Home School Presentations are $15 and available HERE

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