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Granny's Clan, A Tale of Wild Orcas

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Inspired Learning International - 4 months ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4…
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Inspired Learning International - 4 months ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4-8 but can be adapted for primary grades and covers many curricular competencies in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Art. The cognitive strategies suggested are engaging and motivating for learners with a variety of learning needs and can also be applied to most learning sequences across the curriculum. They also include practice with the core competencies. These will provide many entry points for learners to explore the life, environment and struggles of the orcas. Granny’s Clan is an engaging story about an orca family. Students will instantly connect too many similarities between their family and Granny’s.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Science
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
diversity of ecosystems
stewardship
life cycles
human encroachment
comprehension strategies
writing from a perspective
Learning Standards
English Language Arts and Writing gr. 3-8, First Peoples Learning Principles, all Core Competencies, Social Studies inquiry processes and skills, Science 4-7 All livings things sense respond to their environment,
Duration
3 hours or at teachers discretion
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2021
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Ocean Plastic Education Kit

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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy into classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Plastic education kit includes 7 lessons per age group: elementary, middle years and secondary. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook curriculum guide and unit plan.
Subject
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
URLs
http://plasticedkit.ocean.org/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
1 recommendation   130 downloads

Ballet Recital for a Bear

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Wilf - 7 months ago
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A true story of a young girl daydreaming of her d…
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Wilf - 7 months ago
Description
A true story of a young girl daydreaming of her dance routine on her way to her grandfather's house. She meets a bear on the forest trail!
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Arts Education
Dance
English Language Arts
Keywords
ballet
rhythm
rhyme
dreams for the future
fright
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2020
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Aquatic Species at Risk Workshops

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Willow Beck - 9 months ago
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Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and …
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Willow Beck - 9 months ago
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Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and solutions-oriented conservation workshops that focus on four species at risk in the Salish Sea: Southern Resident Killer Whales, Steller Sea Lions, Basking Sharks, and Leatherback Sea Turtles. These are a series of three inquiry-based workshops, that can be delivered virtually (the educator live streams to a class) or in-person for Grades 4-12. Students brainstorm and implement impactful stewardship projects to engage their schools and communities in aquatic species conservation. Workshops are designed to encourage critical thinking, personal awareness, and social responsibility. For virtual delivery, students are engaged through interactive tools such as Kahoot.
Subject
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
stewardship
ocean
environmental
virtual workshop
leatherback sea turtle
plastic pollution
climate change
URLs
https://seasmartschool.com/speciesatrisk
Learning Standards
Students are empowered to make changes in their everyday lives to help reduce human-caused threats to species at risk and our oceans. Through their Youth Action Team projects, they are able to see how their actions have real-world impacts. Students learn to be aware of the personal choices they make in their daily lives, and how they can contribute to their communities and make the world a better place. This is all taught through the lens of ocean conservation, with a focus on four species at risk that live in the Salish Sea. Students learn how their actions can impact these animals. Creative/Critical Thinking - I can learn a lot about something new, consider different perspectives, generate and develop new ideas, and implement them in real life (students brainstorm and participate in group discussions about solutions to threats to species at risk) Communication - I can share and develop ideas with others, take on roles and responsibilities with a group, summarize key ideas and present what I have learned (achieved through Youth Action Team projects and presentations in Workshop 3) Personal & Social Responsibility - I can explain what my values are and how they affect the choices that I make, I can participate in classroom and group activities to improve the wellbeing of myself, my community, and the natural world (achieved through Youth Action Team projects that are implemented in the community to benefit the natural world)
Duration
60
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2020
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How to put a handle on a Mug

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Robyn Oliver - 9 months ago
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This is a link to a video on YouTube that I creat…
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Robyn Oliver - 9 months ago
Description
This is a link to a video on YouTube that I created to show students how to attach a handle to a mug. Some content about form and function included.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Keywords
pottery
wheel throwing
ceramics
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUSX38O1qlk
Learning Standards
This is one of many Micro Lessons within my Wheel Throwing Unit. It is aimed at the beginner level
Duration
4 minute video
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 12, 2020
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Fish (cod) labeling activity

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
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Students become detectives and create a case file…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file which presents everything you can learn about a cod when you dissect it. This is a cod body-part labeling activity. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video in the presentation for the full educational experience. This activity pairs well with our interactive cod dissection: Anatomy of a cod (an analysis activity about the health of a stock of cod) (linked in links).
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
sustainability
ocean education
ocean literacy
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=AnatomyofaCodEN&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_B59S0r4jkJXd
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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Netukulimk

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
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Students are invited to create a survival plan of…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
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Students are invited to create a survival plan of what they would need to survive if they were to live outside in their local habitat. They can only take from the earth and land and must consider factors like season, weather, habitat and ecosystem. "Netukulimk explains Mi’kmaw ways of life, tying together social and economic practices with systems of governance through time. Living in harmony, and taking only what you need, is the true essence of Indigenous ways of being and living." (Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre). Our linked video explores the concept in an accessible way for children and teenagers. Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre has an extensive guide about Teaching About the Mi'kmaq (pdf). This activity is one of our Indigenous perspectives content pieces. More to come. This activity is one of our Inquiry-tools (activities that encourage students to think about what they know and how they learn).
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
indigenous education
art
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=NetukulimkLFH&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_iubE_KRzY2er
https://bit.ly/32qfzJj
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: Social Responsibility Critical Thinking English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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Species at Risk Outreach Boxes

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Royal BC Museum - one year ago
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Most people don’t realize that British Columbia h…
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Royal BC Museum - one year ago
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Most people don’t realize that British Columbia has the richest biodiversity of any province or territory in Canada. Biodiversity can be measured in many ways, but the simplest way to measure it is by species richness—the number of species present. Within our species-rich territory, there are many species at risk, and in most cases, human activity is responsible for the decline of wildlife populations.
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Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
species at risk
natural science
biodiversity
habitat loss
wildlife
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/species-risk-mini-museums
Learning Standards
There are nine Species at Risk outreach kits. Each outreach kit focuses on one species at risk and includes a specimen, information about the species, its habitat and the risks it faces. The kits are a great catalyst for reading, research or an inquiry project.
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Creating Character Breakdown Card

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Meegin - one year ago
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A simple visual reference graphic for students al…
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Meegin - one year ago
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A simple visual reference graphic for students alongside learning about character creation of independent character development. This requires additional lessons to breakdown the character biography, CROW and GOTE.
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Arts Education
Drama
Keywords
Character
Graphic
Breakdown
Duration
5-20 minutes (ongoing)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 9, 2020
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Shark adaptation comic activity - free, distance learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
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Students are invited to develop a superhero comic…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
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Students are invited to develop a superhero comic for sharks which demonstrates their amazing adaptations. This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels. See the Ocean School media Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the 360° video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide About Ocean School This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School is inquiry-based, FREE, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Sharks
Comics
Aniaml adaptations
Video
Creative writing
Ocean literacy
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: English Language Arts: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy (Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing) - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences). Science: Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things (Applying and innovating: Transfer and apply learning to new situations). Arts Education: Engaging in the arts develops people’s ability to understand and express complex ideas. (Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making).
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30 minutes
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English
Date Created
May 1, 2020
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When the Virus Came

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Laurie Bayly - one year ago
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This is a story I wrote for children to try to he…
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Laurie Bayly - one year ago
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This is a story I wrote for children to try to help with anxiety around Covid-19. Although it is written for elementary age children, I have heard from grandparents who are using it at a distance with their grandchildren so I included all ages.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Duration
20 minutes to read and discuss, plus ongoing activity
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 29, 2020
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Shark or Turtle informational game design - free, distance learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that wi…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that will teach others about the perils faced by a white-tipped shark OR a green sea turtle.
Subject
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Ocean
conservation
habitats
Reproduction
Inquiry
marine education
climate change
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/where-do-babies-come-from?dev=true&intro
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://bit.ly/SharkTurtleBabies
Learning Standards
Comprehension - retrieving and recording information from the video to use in activity
Science - learning about green sea turtle and white tip shark habitats
Creativity- design a game
Logic- Creating rules for a game
Writing - creating game and reflection on the game
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2020
1 recommendation   126 downloads

Climate Change & Tipping Points: Cascading Events onto Hothouse Earth or Stabilized Earth

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Harold Gopaul - one year ago
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an…
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Harold Gopaul - one year ago
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an increase of 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 is our goal. By continuing to increase fossil fuel consumption and not advancing renewable energy our civilization would be a risk. Tipping points and cascading events become more likely.
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Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate change
Projecting Environmental Impacts
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change education for Sciences 8-12, Social Studies 8-11, Earth Science 11, Geography 12
Duration
2-4 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
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List of Awesomeness

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Sarah Moore - one year ago
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This is a list that I publish to our class One No…
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Sarah Moore - one year ago
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This is a list that I publish to our class One Note, curated for interesting links, special ideas, mental health & wellness, connection opportunities, check in games.
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
remotelearning
student communication
Daily Schedule
mental health
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17ufc3ttaRxfPefPgdXiCCzQUVabmG-IyWGSOtxm1E6w/edit?usp=sharing
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English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
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Template for Home Learning thinking of the Whole Child in the Primary Years

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BCPTA - one year ago
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Please feel free to use this template when aiming…
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BCPTA - one year ago
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Please feel free to use this template when aiming to plan meaningful and balanced tasks for your students during this time of learning at home during the covid19 pandemic. Planning with your aboriginal support teacher is advised as well as collaborating with others to make the tasks authentic, meaningful and supportive at this challenging time.
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
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whole child
Learning Standards
You can use this template to plan meaningful activities for your primary classroom each week during the cover 19 pandemic when learning at home is replacing face to face instruction. Using the Circle of Courage as a template ensures focus on the whole child and gaining strengths in all areas during this stressful time.
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1 hour per day
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 6, 2020
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Lucy Locket - 3 line staff

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Jennifer Escueta - one year ago
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Worksheet to practice naming mi, so and la on a 3…
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Jennifer Escueta - one year ago
Description
Worksheet to practice naming mi, so and la on a 3-line staff
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Arts Education
Music
Keywords
music
grade 1 Music
grade 2 Music
Lucy Locket
Learning Standards
Interpret symbols and how they can be used to express meaning through the arts Content: Pitch
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 31, 2020
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Tinker Tailor - msl in C+ on the staff

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Jennifer Escueta - one year ago
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A simple worksheet to identify mi, so and la on t…
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Jennifer Escueta - one year ago
Description
A simple worksheet to identify mi, so and la on the treble staff.
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Arts Education
Music
Keywords
music notation
solfege
Learning Standards
The learner will identify notes on the staff.
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 31, 2020
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Night at the Wax Museum

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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
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This activity hopes to bring to life some of the …
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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the many immigration stories that contribute to Canada's past, present and future. With research, art and some level of performing arts, this activity is designed to be interdisciplinary and engaging for students to understand perspective, and how the change and continuity of Canadian immigration patterns have helped shape our nation. In addition to various assessments that will accompany this activity, students will be given a reflection sheet after the presentations. This will allow them to voice any strengths or stretches they encountered during the activity, and provide their teacher with any mitigating factors that they think should be taken into account during assessment.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies (BC): “Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions.” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) “Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective).” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) Content Standard Connections (BC): “The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “The development and evolution of Canadian identity over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.” (Social Studies 5 Big Ideas)
Duration
approx. 10-12 hours of instructional time
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
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Using the book RED to teach SEL

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Karveena Atwal - one year ago
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Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculu…
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Karveena Atwal - one year ago
Description
Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculum Curricular connection to Aboriginal Education (AbEd), Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
ABED
pronouns
gender identity
allies
URLs
http://karveenabains.weebly.com/1/post/2020/02/teaching-sel-through-picture-books-in-elementary.html
Learning Standards
The Casel (2017) resource, describes Social Emotional Learning as the way adults and children learn to manage and understand emotions, show empathy for each other, set goals, make responsible decisions and establish positive relationships. I will begin to share ideas on picture books I believe to support Social Emotional Learning in children, youth and adults. This blogs focus will be on the picture book: Red A Crayons Story by Michael Hall Lesson 1: Identity Focus: Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
Duration
30-50 minutes each lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2020
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Fun Science Experiments

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Science Made Fun - one year ago
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Simple and fun experiments for primary school cla…
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Science Made Fun - one year ago
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Simple and fun experiments for primary school classes with instructions, materials list and explanation of the science involved in the experiment
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Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Physics
URLs
http://www.sciencemadefunbc.net/experiments.cfm
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 8, 2019
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Stewards of the Water

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melissa johnson harris - 2 years ago
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This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
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melissa johnson harris - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices through art and placed based learning. It was part of a district wide Water Stewardship immersive workshop in May of 2019.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
environmental sustainability
aboriginal education
outdoor education
art
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 24, 2019
1 recommendation   544 downloads

Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
Indigenous
Aboriginal
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
0 recommendations  

Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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Classroom printable
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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teachers in becoming climate change heroes by inspiring students to understand and take actions on climate change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=27811&libID=27801
Duration
Variety of lessons ranging in duration.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
1 recommendation   775 downloads

Orange Shirt Activities

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Aboriginal Education - 2 years ago
Description
Activities for Orange Shirt Day ~ September 30
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Activity
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K
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Aboriginal Education - 2 years ago
Description
Activities for Orange Shirt Day ~ September 30
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
First Nations
Social Studies
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2018
2 recommendations   506 downloads

BrainPOP Featured Movie App

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Activity
Multimedia
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Alex S - 3 years ago
Description
BrainPOP Featured Movie app offers cross-curricul…
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Multimedia
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K
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Submitted By
Alex S - 3 years ago
Description
BrainPOP Featured Movie app offers cross-curricular animated movies and interactive quizzes for students in grades 3+. Its topics span Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Engineering & Tech, Health, and Arts & Music.
Subject
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
iOS
video
biology
chemistry
quiz
ipad
URLs
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/brainpop-featured-movie/id364894352
https://fr.brainpop.com
Duration
10min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
2 recommendations   280 downloads

Multimodal Music resources

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Submitted By
tracy wu - 3 years ago
Description
1) A free online resource which contains music th…
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Submitted By
tracy wu - 3 years ago
Description
1) A free online resource which contains music theory lessons, exercises, and tools. 2) Children's Picture Book that introduces classical music contents such as classical famous compositions, composers and instruments.
Subject
Arts Education
Music
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Learning Standards
Music theory lessons and exercise on a website; classical music content such as instruments, composers and music compositions in the classical era.
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation   216 downloads

ELL Supports for the Music Classroom

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Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Jacqueline Bolster - 3 years ago
Description
Two resources that can be used for the Music clas…
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Activity
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10
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Adult
Submitted By
Jacqueline Bolster - 3 years ago
Description
Two resources that can be used for the Music classroom that includes ELL Students. Resource 1 is a journal article from Kristen Lems entitled "Using Music in the Adult ESL Classroom" This article outlines ELL friendly activities that incorporate music to further understanding of sentence structure and grammar. Resource 2 is a video of a live performance of Hamilton: An American Musical. This video can be used in conjunction with a unit on musical genre, or musical theatre. Storyline of the show is presented in a slow, understandable delivery benefitting ELL students. Storyline is altered to present narrative of American History through immigrants, and people of colour, providing relevance to immigrant students in the classroom.
Subject
Arts Education
Music
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
URLs
https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED459634.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ECzlMYRKLg
Learning Standards
Explore Musical ideas by combining genres and styles Document, share, and appreciate musical works and experiences in a variety of contexts Contribute personal voice, cultural identity, and perspective in musical study and performance Make connections with others on a local, regional, and global scale through music
Duration
Adaptable
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
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4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
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4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploration and discovery, encouraging an inquiry mindset in students that helps establish a community of curious, active learners. Students gain tools to explore the natural world—and are inspired to discover and attempt to explain the abundant nature mysteries that surround us. NSI works well at the start of a field experience, to get students excited about nature mysteries.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Outdoor Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NSI-Nature-Scene-Investigators-2.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/nsi-nature-scene-investigators-2/
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

"Decomposition Mission" by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascinating and complex process of decomposition and lay the foundation for deeper understanding of concepts related to matter and energy transfer in ecosystems. Through exploration and discussion, students go beyond simple definitions. Instead, students discover key characteristics of decomposition as they struggle with creating a sequence for decomposing wood and leaves. They learn the difference between physical decomposition and chemical decomposition and that many things contribute to decomposition, but certain organisms are classified as decomposers. They also search for and discuss evidence of decomposers, make model diagrams to further develop their ideas about the process of decomposition, and discuss decomposition and its role in the cycling of matter. Finally, students are challenged to recognize the evidence and impact of decomposition in the ecosystems they explore.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Ecology
Ecosystem
Forest
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Decomposition-Mission.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/decomposition-mission/
Learning Standards
Students will: - Explore, observe, and compare samples of decomposing materials and use reasoning to determine the level of decomposition among them - Search for and classify decomposers (or evidence of them) as fungi, bacteria or invertebrates - Investigate and discuss decomposition as the process of breaking down dead organisms and their waste materials into smaller and simpler forms of matter - Create a model diagram for the process of decomposition - Discuss the role decomposers play in making matter available to living plants
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

"I Notice, I Wonder, It Reminds Me Of": Exploration Routine by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Activity
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K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
During the activity, students pick up a natural o…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
During the activity, students pick up a natural object, such as a leaf, and make “I notice…” statements out loud with a partner, then share some of their observations with the group. They do the same with “I wonder…” questions, and with “It reminds me of…” connections. Then, students practice using these tools while exploring whatever they find interesting. This simple routine can help students get beyond seeing nature as a “green blur,” and lead them to never be bored in nature again.
Subject
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Outdoor Education
Experiential Education
Field Studies
Connecting to Nature
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/I-Notice-I-Wonder-It-Reminds-Me-Of.pdf
Learning Standards
Students will: - Increase curiosity for and directly engage with aspects of the natural world. - Make observations, ask questions, and relate findings to past experiences. - Learn that descriptive observations are distinct from statements of opinion or identification.
Duration
15-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

"Jobs in a Biotic Community" by the Center for Ecoliteracy

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K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
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K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and look for organisms that perform different “jobs” in the biotic community. A biotic (or natural) community is made up of the various organisms that live and interact with one another in a particular environment. As in a human community, its members have different roles and depend on each other for survival. In this activity, students examine a study area to find out what organisms live there and the ecological jobs or niches they fill.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Outdoor Education
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/CEL_Lesson_Jobs_in_a_Biotic_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/downloadable-resource-jobs-biotic-community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

En'owkin: What It Means to a Sustainable Community by Jeannette Armstrong

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8
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
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Activity
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8
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high language of the Okanagan people, provides a foundation for sustainable living. This is an article written by Jeannette Armstrong, teaching us about "What it Means to be a Sustainable Community."
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations Perspectives
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/article/enowkin-what-it-means-sustainable-community
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Presentation
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10
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
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10
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective explores the links between food systems and our changing climate with an emphasis on systems thinking. A systems approach helps to illuminate how seemingly disconnected phenomena are often dynamically linked and can be understood best when viewed in a larger context. This collection of essays contains an extensive bibliography that provides resources for further investigation. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecoliteracy
Food Systems
Environmental Education
Sustainabilty
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-systems-perspective
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: An interactive guide by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Presentation
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide uses video, photography, text, and interactive experiences to help educators, students, and advocates learn how food and climate systems interact and how personal choices can make a difference. Ideal for grades 6–12 and general audiences, for Social Studies themes, the guide offers activities for student research and resources for further investigation. The guide is also designed to support self-guided and independent study, and is a boon for advocates seeking hopeful strategies and creative responses. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate Systems
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Ecoliteracy
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-interactive-guide
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
6 recommendations  

The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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Activity
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Classroom printable
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K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
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K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and reproduction in all organisms cycles through the ecosystem and Earth processes. All life needs certain matter in order to stay alive. This includes nitrogen, phosphorus, and water; oxygen for many but not all animals; and carbon dioxide for plants, to name a few kinds of matter.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Ecology
Recycling
Decomposers
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_DetectiveSheet_CopyPage.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_GuidedImagery_CopyPage.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Learning Standards
To understand, through guided visualization (part 1) and hands-on investigations (part 2), how matter cycles through an ecosystem. To gain an understanding of decomposition, a community of forest recyclers, and the critical role decomposers play in the food web and the cycling of matter.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations,…
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Activity
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Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations, using their vision and, blindfolded, their other senses. By engaging with the forest in a personal, multisensory activity, students will become more sensitive to the components of a forest, and hopefully, treat our landscapes with increased respect.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Place-based Education
Ecosystems
Ecology
Outdoor education
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ExploringAForest_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
Learning Standards
Students will engage the senses to explore the characteristics of a forest.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

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4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince to examine and define the elements of food chains and food webs including abiotic and biotic interactions. Students as ‘food chain roles’ participate in an string webbing activity that demonstrates how roles are inter-connected and the resilience of food webs to adapt to stresses.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Outdoor Education
Place-based Edcuation
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestFoodWebs_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Learning Standards
The students will be able to: classify forest components into different ecological food web roles; and construct and describe food webs, including non-living aspects of a forest ecosystem.
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
3 recommendations  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in their backyard (schoolyard) by selecting and mapping out areas they expect to be high in biodiversity in part one. Part two uses a larger area to make observations about the area by using “biodiversity clues.”
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Food Webs
Species Diversity
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BiodiversityDetective_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education Initiative Inspiration Handbook

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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Open links in Chrome.
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
Open links in Chrome.
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enabling teachers to effectively use environmental/place-based education across their teaching practices in order to support students in developing the Core Competencies and achieving the Content, Curricular Competencies and Big Ideas in the Know-Do-Understand model articulated by the BC Ministry of Education, as well as to enhance their students' learning experiences both in and outside of their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Outdoor Education
Place-conscious Learning
Experiential Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.kbee.ca/handbook/
Learning Standards
https://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 3 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
1 recommendation  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Secondary Environmental Science

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 3 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curric…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 3 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Sustainable Resource Management
Marine Stewardship
Traditional and Local Knowledge
Biodiversity
Collaborative Science
URLs
http://greatbearsea.net/
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Environmental-Science-2017.pdf
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Social-Studies-2017.pdf
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
0 recommendations  

Glaciers & Climate Change

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Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 3 years ago
Description
Students will learn about the consequences of tem…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 3 years ago
Description
Students will learn about the consequences of temperature change and how it affects Canada's glaciers. It delves into how scientists measure glacier mass change and the impact of melting glaciers.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GZRCKSGOVg
http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/science/Seasonal%20Science/Teacher%20Guide%20to%20Glaciers%20Video%20(EK).pdf
Learning Standards
This "inquiry" video and teacher's guide is designed to be shared in small “bite-size” portions that offer time for student reflection and application of the ideas presented. The information below is organized to align the structure of the re-designed curriculum (which follows the Scientific Method) with the viewing process suggested by each video.
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   419 downloads

Autoportrait sur le genre

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 3 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur p…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 3 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur pensée critique face aux différentes façons dont les attentes traditionnelles envers le genre peuvent limiter le potentiel d’une personne et son expression personnelle. Elle leur permettra également d’explorer la douleur, la stigmatisation et le harcèlement des personnes qui vont à l’encontre de ces attentes.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
identité de genre
expression de genre
stéréotypes
discrimination
l’intimidation
Learning Standards
Éducation artistique (5e, 6e et 7e année) * Explorer par les arts les relations entre l’identité, le lieu, la culture, la société et l’appartenance. Éducation physique et santé (6e et 7e année) * Décrire et évaluer des stratégies pour réagir à la discrimination, aux stéréotypes et à l’intimidation. * Les facteurs qui influencent l’identité individuelle, y compris l’identité sexuelle, le genre, les valeurs et les croyances.
Duration
60-90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
0 recommendations   164 downloads

Jungle Dance

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - 3 years ago
Description
Physical literacy around dance and movements. Stu…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - 3 years ago
Description
Physical literacy around dance and movements. Students discuss animals and movements. Animal theme music is played and students must freeze in their animal position when the music is paused.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Learning Standards
Learning Outcomes: Cognitive: Have the students explore and think of different ways to express jungle animals. Have them focus on the animal’s body shape, how it moves, body parts, etc. As well, the students will develop their ability to hear and move with a beat. Affective: Have the students move around their peers in an appropriate manner and remind them to be spatially aware of their surroundings. As well, students will develop their ability to express their feelings through music. Psychomotor: Have the students move in the ways of the called out jungle animals. Moves such as flying, stomping, or galloping will be practiced. As well, students will enhance their ability to move about a space with a song as their guide.
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
0 recommendations   354 downloads

Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Maria Dawson - 3 years ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Maria Dawson - 3 years ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Environmental Science
Keywords
Outdoor Education
Classroom Science
Class pets
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
1 recommendation   1156 downloads

Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 years ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 years ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Biology
Wetland
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
Duration
15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
2 recommendations   352 downloads

'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
outdoor education
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
3 recommendations   528 downloads

'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 3 years ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
outdoor education
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018

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