Lately, the pupils of the school of the commune have visited the quarry exploited since the 19th century for its crushed aggregates. This visit is part of a project that the three classes lead throughout the year on the forest, with the study of trees, the manufacture of an insect and herbarium hotel, a study on animals the forest and other related themes. All students were equipped with a reflective vest and reflective tape.
The forest group allowed the children to access the terraces. First safety lesson, all students equipped with reflective clothing and a safety helmet. The first three primary classes had a presentation of the career, with explanations about the different machines used and the management of incidents and problems from a computer. The visit continued to the test laboratory of quarry products, pebbles, sand. The children witnessed a mine firing.
On the terraces, with the forest group, an attempt to read the landscape was a little complicated because of the fog. A new visit is already planned for the beautiful days to finalize this exercise. To conclude this morning, each class planted a shrub to remember this day, but also as part of the reforestation.