Trivia question for Mar-27-2011

Posted on Mar 27, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-27-2011

Sea versions of these fish have become a major plague in the North American Great Lakes after artificial canals allowed their entry during the early 20th century. They are considered an invasive species, have no natural enemies in the lakes and prey on many species of commercial value, such as lake trout.

Trivia question for Mar-26-2011

Posted on Mar 26, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-26-2011

In Ireland the Golden Eagle was thought to be nearly extinct for a little while, but now it is doing better. In central Europe, the Golden Eagle has had a huge decline. It now lives its life mostly in the Alps. The Golden Eagle population in the United States hasn’t dropped too much, but enough to be noticed.

Day 5 – Final day of our Plastic Awareness Week

Day 5 – Final day of our Plastic Awareness Week

Our goal was to foster a higher sense of awareness among the children and their families about the amount of plastic trash we generate. Our hopes are that children will learn early on about how harmful plastic is and they will grow up supporting change. And hopefully, they might even help their families do the same.

Trivia question for Mar-25-2011

Posted on Mar 25, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-25-2011

Japanese reportedly ate them during WWII. These guys are mainly found in Africa but have since been introduced into Florida, and some islands of the Pacific where they quickly become a pest.

Day 4 of our Plastic Awareness Week

Day 4 of our Plastic Awareness Week

As expected, the number one item amongst all the trash was Single-Use Plastic Bags. The entire wheelbarrow was filled to capacity. The second largest group of trash is water/beverage bottles followed by food packaging i.e. fresh-fruit containers, pre-made salads and lunch trays etc. Lastly, were all the detergent bottles and yogurt cups etc.

Trivia question for Mar-24-2011

Posted on Mar 24, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-24-2011

Unusual among Asian cats, this cat has long hairs growing between its toes. These create a cushion of fur over the foot pads, helping to insulate them while moving over hot sand.

Day 3 of Our Plastic Awareness Week

Day 3 of Our Plastic Awareness Week

Today was Carter and Olivia’s turn to meet with the two large Primary Student classrooms and they did this all on their own. Mrs. Margaret (Director of our school) picked them both up from their classrooms and escorted them over to speak with all the waiting students.

Trivia question for Mar-23-2011

Posted on Mar 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-23-2011

The tiger is the largest of the four “big cats”. The tiger is native to much of eastern and southern Asia, and is an apex predator. The larger tiger subspecies can reach up to 11 ft in total length, weighing up to 660 pounds, and having canines up to 4 inches long.

Day 2 of Our Plastic Awareness Week

Day 2 of Our Plastic Awareness Week

When we asked what we could do different to make their learning more enjoyable, the only request we received was that the Plastic Awareness event needs to last an entire month, or even be something that is focused on all year long. You gotta love our youth of today 😉

Trivia question for Mar-22-2011

Posted on Mar 22, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-22-2011

These lizards use a combination of colour and physical displays, namely “push ups”, head-hobbing, and gaping of the mouth to communicate and defend their territory.

OMG Founders Launch “Plastic Awareness Week” in School

OMG Founders Launch “Plastic Awareness Week” in School

Plastic Awareness Week tasks all students and families to bring in their plastic trash every day to school. The plastic trash will be collected in a trailer located in the front of the school during the week so each child can watch and see the quick accumulation of plastic trash their small school amasses.

Trivia question for Mar-21-2011

Posted on Mar 21, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-21-2011

These guys are one of the worlds heaviest flying birds. They display spectacular courtship performances on open plains and which can be seen as far as two miles away and they are even sometimes mistaken as a flock of sheep.

Trivia question for Mar-20-2011

Posted on Mar 20, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-20-2011

These fish are able to change their color which allows them to become almost invisible to unsuspecting prey.

Trivia question for Mar-19-2011

Posted on Mar 19, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-19-2011

These are one of the few spiders who don’t spin webs to catch prey. These guys are robust and agile hunters with good eyesight. They live mostly solitary lives and hunt alone.

Trivia question for Mar-18-2011

Posted on Mar 18, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Mar-18-2011

In 1981, 70,000 of its skins were exported to Germany alone. Although it appears to be plentiful in central regions, including Bolivia, where it is the second most common cat after the ocelot, it is considered to be endangered in regions such as southern Chile.