On Friday 12th June, 3/4 classes went to Gould League for an excursion for the whole day. This was a sustainability centre. Some of our highlights included:
- Seeing worms in the containers. Some were big and some were tiny. We learnt that worms have a saddle and they have babies very quickly, every few weeks.
- Going to find some mini beasts in the soil. We found centipedes, cockroaches, earwigs, worms and millipedes.
- Tasting the herbs likes mint, parsley, oregano, Vietnamese mint, curry leaves and rosemary.
- Going into the shrinking machine. We learnt what is inside a compost bin. Inside a compost bin live worms who make oxygen for the compost. We learnt that spiders in compost bins don’t do anything except wait for flies to eat.
- Learning that the egg of a worm contains up to 15 worms.
- Learning that worms have 5 hearts.
- Learning how long it takes for some materials to decompose.
Gould League excursion on PhotoPeach
What other things do you know about recycling or sustainability? What could you do to help the environment?