Worms Love Leftovers

...gives children a peek into the amazing world of worms and how they help recycle organic waste, turning it into healthy living soil. This is an inquiry-based opportunity that fully engages participants in hands-on learning and incorporates several cross-curricular competencies.

Please note:

  • Worms Love Leftovers is one hour in length.
  • Please no more than 30 students
  • Worms Love Leftovers is valued at $250+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 $250.00. 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. 

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Curriculum connections

Current curriculum connections:

  • Grade 1 science: Needs of Animals and Plants
  • Grade 2 science: Small Crawling and Flying Animals
  • Grade 3 science: Animal Life Cycles
  • Grade 4: Waste in our World

Drafted new curriculum connections:

  • Earth Systems: Understanding of the living world, Earth and space are deepened through investigating natural systems and their interactions
    • Kindergarten science: what makes up my environment
      • The environment can be protected in many ways​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
    • Grade 3 science: What visible changes can be identified through examination of Earth’s surface?
      • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Soil provides a habitat for many animals
  • Living systems: understandings of the living world, Earth, and space are deepened through investigating natural systems and their interactions
    • Grade 1 science: How do plants and animals survive?
      • Basic needs of plants and animals​​​​​​
    • Grade 2 science: How do plants and animals live and grow?
    • Grade 3 science: In what ways do the structures of organisms support their survival?
  • Matter: Understandings of the physical world are deepened through investigating matter and energy.
    • Grade 4 science: how can materials be managed safely
      • Methods of waste management
      • Ways to lessen the amount and environmental impact of waste materials​​​​​​​