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26th Feb, 2013

Alexis meets Oliver Jeffers!

On Saturday I had the opportunity to hear the picturebook author, Oliver Jeffers. I am a big fan of his books and I found him to be a fascinating speaker. There are 3 ideas he commented on that I walked away with. Jeffers has a picturebook app for his book, The Heart and the Bottle. I […]

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19th Feb, 2013

53 Salmon Alevin Hatched!

Pear Tree Education is happy to announce that 53 salmon eggs have hatched successfully! Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided Pear Tree with 55 salmon eggs in the middle of January. Sadly, two eggs didn’t survive. However, so far, 96% of the salmon are okay! Check out the photo below of the salmon in their alevin […]

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11th Feb, 2013

Science Fun on Family Day

Wow! We had so much fun doing a number of science experiments at Pear Tree today! We learned about density, properties of solids and liquids, and had a chance to make some new friends. The students were really excited to take their experiments home and try them out again with their families!

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10th Feb, 2013

Local Water Testing

Students of Pear Tree’s salmon course decided to test water with potential pollutants they found around our buildings In the summer, some students from Pear Tree’s Go Green Eco Team course did drain marking to create awareness about harmful items contaminating our salmon streams. Yesterday, we collected garbage around the drain and tested the water’s […]

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4th Feb, 2013

Pear Tree in upcoming Vancouver Courier edition

CLICK ON PICTURE TO LOAD PDF As part of the paper’s ‘Your Family’ section of it’s Urban Parents’ Guide, the Vancouver Courier has chosen to write about Pear Tree’s Pro-D day camp on Family Day (February 11th). The picture shown is of Pear Tree, even if there’s no caption provided by the newspaper. Pear Tree’s […]

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