Project 2: Project Recycle
||Notre Dame Academy
1 St. Catherine St.
Grand Falls-Windsor, NF
Tel: (709) 489-3805
Fax: (709) 489-3265
||The school as a
group, but specifically the members of the Global
Ed. Committee from Notre Dame Academy - Grades 4
|Project Start and Finish Dates:
||The project would begin in March, 1998 and
continue to the end of the school year. This type
of project could be ongoing and started again in
Project Recycle will involve participating schools in
the Green School project and any school involved in or
wishing to be involved in recycling. It will be developed
at Notre Dame Academy School in Grand Falls-Windsor,
Schools including Notre Dame Academy will collect
recyclable materials and then do counts of the material,
compile data and submit it to the lead school to be
entered in a data base that will be available to the
participating schools for interpretation and analysis.
Information and data would be presented graphical for
the regions that participate in the project. This
information will be tabulated and place on our web page
for students to view. Reports will be written and
submitted to the lead school to be included with the
Information included would be the types of recyclables
and the amounts collected and the different areas
collected from, school, community and the environment.
Information would be updated regularly and posted on our
Participating schools may submit pictures to be
included with their data. It is hoped that schools from
all across Canada and all over the world would
participate and exchange data and information using the
Internet. This would give greater scope to the project as
participants could then compare various regions of
Newfoundland and the rest of Canada or the world.
- Become familiar with the use of computers and the
use of the Internet to exchange information.
- Use e-mail to communicate and send information
and data to the lead school.
- Create and maintain a data base from the
information collected locally and supplied from
- Use a word processing program to write reports
for attachment to e-mail.
- Create and maintain a web page for the school on
which current information would be posted and
- Writing reports concerning the recycling project.
- Communicating with other schools - exchange of
information in written form.
- Other schools would collect and compile data to
send to the lead school.
- Collecting data and information in school and
from the Internet and compiling the information
into graphical form for inclusion on the school
- Interpret information and graphs - line and bar
(e.g., types of material and amounts).
- Geographical data, other schools participating
and their location.
- Map use, locating communities on a map.
Population distributions, comparing sizes and
recycling initiatives and participation per
- Community awareness of pollution problems.
- Conducting community and school cleanups.
- Being aware of the importance of protecting our
environment for future generations.
- Awareness of other communities, people and their
similarities and differences.
- Teachers, through discussion and observation,
will note through anecdotal reporting, student
involvement and participation in the project.
- Increased awareness of community and the
environment would also be noted as the project
- Increases in communication skills both written
and verbally will be noted through class work and