Learning with Martin Sparrow

University Hill Elementary School is located on the ancestral lands of the Musqueam people. Martin Sparrow will be sharing his knowledge about the place we are fortunate enough to work, learn and play on everyday. Grade 4 and 5 students will meet with Martin Sparrow in the “We Are One” rock circle and continue their […]

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Which Tree is This?

The Grade 6 students will explore our campus, in groups of 2, to find their own tree. They will draw as carefully as they can distinguishing features of the tree (bark, leaves, branches, etc.). They will then come up with their own name for the tree (both their own species name and a personal name). […]

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Quel âge a un arbre?

Students in a grade 3 and 4 French Immersion math class will explore the measurements of trees growing in their school yard with the goal of finding the oldest tree and the tallest tree on the property. We will begin by taking a tour of the yard, and identifying the species of trees that we […]

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WAV Boy with Dandelion

Indigenous Plants in the Pacific Spirit Park – Session 2

The Grade 4/5 student facilitators of this group worked with a Musqueam Elder and a teacher to learn about Indigenous plants in the Pacific Spirit Park. They will be providing 1 1/2 hour sessions for another class of VSB students.  Students will have lunch with the facilitators at University Hill Elementary School for 30 minutes […]

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