The first-grade teachers at Sunrise Estates Elementary School welcomed Ms. Reese from Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling to visit their classes for a presentation on decomposers and how they help cycle matter in an ecosystem.
The class also observed how worms can help the environment through vermicomposting.
Ralph Comito, Blake Lang, Cyonna Corrao, and Maddox Gavrish are having fun looking through the compost to find some worms
Zach Tucek, Charlie Pawlak, Owen Avolio, and Landon Baughman are digging through the compost
Mrs. Reese shows Zachary Galya, Zinnia Cortazzo, and Phoebe Paterline the worm's belly and back
Scarlett Owens, Lia DeMary, Lorenzo Milos, and Adam Hetrick are looking at the worms in the compost
Starlyn Graves, Makson McCloy, Cooper Watt, and Emma Wolowski are using a flashlight to look closely at the worm