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Greenwashing plastic

A student’s parent shared the greenwashed images below with me a few days ago. They come from a northern edition of The Hindu (I’m not sure if it came in the version sold down south where I live). 422 more words


Conservation: The more things change, the more they stay the same

Every once in a while I stumble across Piaget’s 7 Conservation Tasks and then I move on. This week was different because my thoughts around conservation won’t go away. 323 more words

Making Math Accessible

Super segregators & waste decomposition

For the past two weeks my Garbology 101 students have been involved in a scientific experiment. Last week they filled 3 jars in their classroom: 1) pure organic waste; 2) organic waste mixed with soil; 3) organic waste mixed with water. 211 more words



Berries blacken in the bowl,
their scent no longer salivating
summer’s sweet seductions,
winter withers in the distance,
while fervent flies are fluttering,
wings flapping to the rotting… 126 more words


Just Karma 140 for July 2016 b

Just Karma 140
immaterial reference

who wants old text books
outdated pages – data;
bound information

a company bought and sold –
once solid technology… 41 more words


Creative Composters

One of my favourite Garbology lessons is this one. It asks you to take the children outdoors, to explore under rocks, rotting logs, piles of decomposing leaves. 101 more words