Culminating Activity: Greening Vanier for the Future

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  • Introduce Culminating
  • Copy of Culminating Packages (below):
  •  Walk TO instructions
  • Work on p. 1 of Research Package: Brainstorming features for your PERFECT school (think green)
  • Due Dates below (not negotiable b/c culminating for course, no late work accepted!
Date Class Topics
May 24th (Wed) Introduction of Assignment

-your ideal school and re-introduction of sustainability model

-Walk TO field trip

-“Earthships” film as model sustainable homes

Research – Model Homes and Transportation

-building green – two types of construction and model homes

-sustainable transportation

Research – Energy and Green Space

-passive solar heating and cooling

-naturalizing and greening school grounds



Research – Greening Design in Action

-case studies of greening around Canada

-begin concept map à rank and choose your greening ideas



-Research Package due (keep a copy for yourself)

Begin Master Sketch/Model/Blueprint/Virtual Tour

-finish concept map of green school: all 5 themes must be included

-begin sketch of model school and annotations

Finish rough sketch with annotations
Master Plan/Model
Master Plan/Model
Written Reflection – Sustainability of Project (in class)



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