Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Space Seed Conference in Tengchong, Yunnan

Our School has successfully cultivated the 3rd generation of space-exposed cowpea plants to the 5th generation with the greatest endeavor since our participation in Space-Exposed Seed Nursery Project launched by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation and UNESCO (HK) in April 2015. It is our greatest honour to represent Hong Kong to share how CFSS advocates biodiversity, sustainability and Popular Science on campus and to the community through the Project. In the Space Seed Conference in Tengchong, Space Seed Exchange Programme was launched among 21…

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Space-Exposed Seed Nursery Project

On the basis of one-year experience on space-seed nursery, Beijing Dong Cheng District Municipal Education Commission collaborates with the Hong Kong Institute of Education for Sustainable Development to launch “Education for Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Space-Exposed Seed Nursery Programme”. The space-seeds have been delivered to three institutions with contrasting climates, namely Beijing, Hong Kong and Yunnan, for investigating how climatic factors affect the growth of the seedlings. As our school is renowned as the Experimental School for UNESCO Project on Education for Sustainable Development in…

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Art and Science of Trees, Birds and Butterflies Exhibition at JCCAC

Our School held an exhibition at Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC) from 12th to 14th April 2013. There were four themes in the exhibition. The most attractive one was Birds. Our students spent a lot of time to create art work to show different characters of birds.  Besides, we promoted green living and introduced cross-curricular Activity Day at Tsung Tsai Yuen. We hope that visitors could be more aware of the natural ecology and the importune of environmental protect through our exhibits.

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Bird-Watching Activity in Nam Sang Wai

Hong Kong Biodiversity Care Ambassador and Leadership Training Programme 2016 is launched with collaboration of Grateful Green Group, Lee Woo Shing College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department to cultivate green elites in schools. The Nam Sang Wai Bird-Watching Activity is one of the activities in this pioneer programme, with pre-trip bird-watching seminar in school. We are honored to have invited bird-watching specialist Mr. Kenny Yip Kam Yiu to give us an interactive pre-trip seminar on interesting facts…

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STREAM Activity – Corn Doll Handicraft Workshop

Hong Kong Biodiversity Care Ambassador and Leadership Training Programme 2016 was launched in collaboration with Grateful Green Group, Lee Woo Shing College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department to cultivate green elites in schools. The Corn Doll Handicraft Workshop is one of the activities in this pioneer programme. It is our school’s honour to have invited Ms. Jor Yin Fun to share her joy of polishing corn sheaths, barks, seeds, dry leaves and flowers from nature into vivid…

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Interdisciplinary Learning in Ma Shi Chau

Nature is a natural treasure of learning which allows students to broaden horizons and inspire thinking. On 7 November 2015, 60 teachers and students bounded for Yim Tin Tsai and Ma Shi Chau to join an interdisciplinary learning program, blending a variety of aspects including Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Information Technology and Photography. Students could investigate from different perspectives, namely biodiversity, water quality analysis and land use, to elucidate the details of sustainability in Sam Mun Tsai Village and ecology in rocky shore of Ma…

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Interdisciplinary learning in Ting Kok Mangrove

Nature is a natural treasure of learning which allows students to broaden their horizons and inspire their thinking. Following up the successful Multidisciplinary Outing to Chung Tsai Yuen (松仔園), 140 teachers and students bounded for ecologically valuable Ting Kok Mangrove in Tai Po to perform an interdisciplinary learning program, blending a variety of aspects including Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Information Technology, Languages and Arts. By utilizing interactive Edmodo platform, students could investigate biodiversity, water quality analysis and causes of human pollution in a creative and…

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Art and Science of Trees, Birds and Butterflies Exhibition

Our School joined the “Art and Science of Trees, Birds and Butterflies Exhibition” organized by the CUHK Tree Project and Green Education Team on 10th March 2012. Besides appreciating live performance of the theme song of exhibition “As the Way of Heaven” by Ms. Maria Tung, our students attended a series of seminars, including “The Joy of Sharing Nature” by Mr. Lam Chiu-ying, “Photography of Butterflies” by Mr. John Tse and “Tips on Green Living and Well-being” by Ms. Catherine Hung. At last, we watched…

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Popular Science Enhancement Programme

To cultivate students’ interest in Popular Science, a series of workshops, collectively named as Popular Science Enhancement Program, were launched by our science teachers and green gurus at lunchtime so that students can take initiatives to experience the magic of Science. The Program has received good response – more than 200 students participate in the Program every year.  In addition, the program coincides with the drastic increase in participation and awards in local, national and international science and technology competitions. (A) Reading Paradise (B) Plant…

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Environmental Conservation Pioneer Program

Our School has put forward sustainable development and environmental conservation as one of the Areas of Major Concern in the recent years. Green Gurus of our School take an active role to launch various rearing programs, supported with signing campaigns and green workshop to our students, so that everyone of us is instilled with the concept of sustainability and the mission of safeguarding our Earth. The programs have also helped cultivate an atmosphere to nurture Science elites. Horseshoe Crab Rearing Scarab Beetle Rearing Mangrove Conservation…

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