Archives for Grade Two

Food Production, Food Miles and the Green House Effect.

The Greenhouse Effect. Did you know that every time we transport something, the engine of the boat, train, truck or plane that is used gives out invisible gas called CARBON DIOXIDE. This gas is making an invisible force field around our planet that is keeping too much heat in our planet. Heat should be able to move away into space so that Read full article »

Grade Two Service and Environmental Learning 2013/14.

  Sustainable Production and Consumption.     Human Commonality Sustainable Production & Consumption. (Weeks 21-29) Unit Summary We all engage in making and using things. Students explore the origins of food products and the stages of production from field to table. Understanding the importance of becoming innovative producers, informed consumers and responsible conservers will be in focus during this unit. Unit Understanding Many of the different foods we eat Read full article »

Papaya Academy

Last weekend I took a trip with some students and teachers attending the GIN conference to go to Papaya Academy. Papaya Academy is a small school just outside Quezon City that serves students whose families have their homes and livelihoods in and around a nearby garbage dump. The school is financed by a charitable organization based in the Netherlands. It Read full article »

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ISM Community Gardens Project

In 2009 students, teachers and parents from ES, MS and HS all joined hands and built our ISM Community Garden! Since then we have been learning more about plants, making friends from all over our school and solving problems together.

Service Partners

By learning more about the people in our community we are able to help each other solve problems like trash, floods and poverty. Click here to find out more about our Service Partners, who they are, what they do and how you can get involved!

Service, Environment and Sustainability in the Wider ISM Community

Click here to discover more about the various service, environmental and sustainability initiatives happening in ISM.