Vicki Keen


School/Organization: Metis Beach School
Grades/Ages: Grades 5-6 (elementary)
City: Metis-sur-Mer
Province: Quebec

Medicinal Plants and Their Benefits

Posted on: 29 May 2023

Action: Our class chose to do winter sowing and to research consumable plants, their uses and their benefits to us. We participated in an online workshop from GUEPE about the life cycle of trees, and had a visit from the local flower farm to explain the purp...

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Pollinator Corridor

Posted on: 29 May 2023

Action: Students decided to work on designing and planting a pollinator corridor going down towards the beach to attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, bats and other pollinators. We researched the pollinator, which native plants they need, and how and whe...

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Bee Careful! Save the Bees

Posted on: 19 May 2022

Action: We want to encourage the community of Metis Beach, and surrounding areas, to help us protect bees and their environment. We have learned about the importance of bees and dandelions and have shared this information with other classes in the school, th...

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No Time to Waste

Posted on: 12 May 2021

Action: We want to reduce food waste considerably by putting in place an effective composting system in our school, by installing one collective bin in our cafeteria and smaller individual bins in every classroom throughout the school We are hoping that by g...

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