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The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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Activity
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Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
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
0 recommendations   4505 downloads

Aluminum – Copper (II) Chloride Lab

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Activity
Grade Level
9
10
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will explore the reaction b…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
9
10
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will explore the reaction between aluminum metal and copper (II) chloride. In addition, they will make both quantitative and qualitative observations about the reaction.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
aluminum
copper chloride
chemical
chemical reaction
BCScTA
observation
Learning Standards
BC Science 9 (2016) Element properties as organized in the Periodic Table. The arrangement of electrons determines the compounds formed by elements. BC Science 10 (2017) Rearrangement of atoms in chemical reactions.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
1 recommendation  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
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Activity
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
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
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Chemical Mole – Green Pea Scale Analogy

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
This student handout compares the number of green…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
This student handout compares the number of green peas to the number of atoms/molecules in a mole of a substance
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
mole
scale
BCScTA
chemistry
matter
substance
Learning Standards
BC Chemistry 11 (2006) C1 - explain the significance and use of the mole
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
1 recommendation   1366 downloads

Classifying Chemical Reactions

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students can recognize the simi…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students can recognize the similarities for each type of chemical reaction, and how one type of reaction differs from another reaction.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
chemical reactions
chemistry
types of reaction
BCScTA
Learning Standards
BC Chemistry 11 (2006) D1 - explain chemical reactions in terms of the rearrangement of the atoms as bonds are broken and new bonds are formed BC Science 10 (2008) C4 - analyse chemical reactions, including reference to conservation of mass and rate of reaction
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
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
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Earthquakes Canada Website

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Other
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pre-K
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Adult
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Natural Resources Canada website that shows on a …
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Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Natural Resources Canada website that shows on a map of Canada all earthquakes that have occurred in the last 30 days. There are also live links to seismographs across the country.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
earthquakes
seismology
BCScTA
URLs
http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/index-en.php
Learning Standards
Science 8 (2016) Plate tectonic movement. Major geological events of local significance.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
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Earthquakes - National Resources Canada

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Presentation
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Where do earthquakes happen, how strong are they,…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Where do earthquakes happen, how strong are they, and why do they occur? This resource from Natural Resources Canada includes background information, presentations, a variety of activities and assessment ideas to be included in a comprehensive lesson or series of lessons on earthquakes and plate tectonics. The resource highlights current events such as recent earthquakes in Haiti and Japan. Contributed by: Jane Wynne, Natural Resources Canada (BCScTA Catalyst 2011 Conference Presenter)
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
earthquake
BCScTA
plate tectonics
Learning Standards
Grade 10 Science (2008) D4 - analyse the processes and features associated with plate tectonics Grade 8 Science (2016) Plate Tectonic Movement Major Geological Events of Local Significance
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
1 recommendation   994 downloads

Experimenting with Light

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Other
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A comprehensive educational resource, written by …
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A comprehensive educational resource, written by Gordon Gore, on the properties of light and experimenting on them.
Subject
Science
Physics
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
light
sensing
experiment
BCScTA
waves
Learning Standards
BC Science 8 (2016) Light: Properties, Behaviour, Ways of Sensing
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
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Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations,…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Place-based Education
Ecosystems
Ecology
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
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Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
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
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Introductory Microscope Lab

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Activity
Grade Level
8
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students learn how to use an op…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students learn how to use an optical microscope and make a wet-mount slide
Subject
Science
Biology
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
microscope
lab
BCScTA
onion
slide
investigation
Learning Standards
BC Science 8 (2016) Cell theory and cell types
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
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Investigating Osmosis Lab

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Activity
Grade Level
12
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will investigate the proper…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
12
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will investigate the properties of osmosis using potato slices.
Subject
Science
Biology
Keywords
osmosis
water
lab
BCScTA
hypotonic
hypertonic
Learning Standards
BC Chemistry 12 (2006) B2 - describe the characteristics of water and its role in biological systems
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
0 recommendations   2711 downloads

Lab Safety Map Assignment

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
6
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Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students will create a map of t…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
6
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Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students will create a map of the lab space and label it with all the safety equipment and supplies.
Subject
Science
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
lab safety
safety
safety map
BCScTA
risks
Learning Standards
BC Science 8 (2016) Ensure that safety and ethical guidelines are followed in their investigations BC Science 9 (2016) / BC Science 10 (2017) Assess risks and address ethical, cultural and/or environmental issues associated with their proposed methods and those of others
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
0 recommendations   2191 downloads

Making a pH Indicator Lab

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will investigate how an ext…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this lab, students will investigate how an extract from red cabbage can be used as a acid-base indicator.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
acid
base
pH
indicator
lab
BCScTA
Learning Standards
BC Science 10 (2017) Acid-Base chemistry BC Science 10 (2008) C2 - classify substances as acids, bases, or salts, based on their characteristics, name, and formula
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
0 recommendations   1030 downloads

Salmon Run Field Day

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Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Alison and Laurie - 2 years ago
Description
A day trip incorporating First People’s Tradition…
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Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Alison and Laurie - 2 years ago
Description
A day trip incorporating First People’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) with Ecology in an authentic place-based learning experience for students.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Biology
Keywords
Salmon
Field Work
Indigenous
Ecology
West Coast
First Nations
Learning Standards
- Make observations aimed at identifying their own questions about the natural world - Identify a question to answer or a problem to solve through scientific inquiry - Experience and interpret the local environment - Apply First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local knowledge as sources of information - Contribute to care for self, others, community, and world through personal or collaborative approaches - Express and reflect on a variety of experiences and perspectives of place
Duration
Full Day
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2016
0 recommendations   1610 downloads

A Search Through the Periodic Table

Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A worksheet that has students search through and …
Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A worksheet that has students search through and become familiar with the Periodic Table of Elements
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
periodic table
chemistry
elements
BCScTA
Learning Standards
BC Science 9 (2016) - Element properties as organized in the Periodic Table
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
0 recommendations   498 downloads

Uses of Chemical Elements Search

Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A worksheet that has students learn the Periodic …
Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A worksheet that has students learn the Periodic Table of Elements and research the uses of chemical elements.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
periodic table
elements
BCScTA
chemistry
chemical use
Learning Standards
BC Science 9 (2016) - Element properties as organized in the Periodic Table
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
0 recommendations   315 downloads

A Viral Disease News Article

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students get to research and wr…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
11
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
In this activity, students get to research and write a news article about a viral disease outbreak. The assignment could be cross-curricular with English Language Arts and Social Studies.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
virus
newspaper
micro-organism
BCScTA
classification
epidemic
pandemic
Learning Standards
BC Science 8 (2016) The relationship of micro-organisms with living things: impacts of epidemics and pandemics on human populations BC Biology 11 (2006) E1 evaluate the evidence used to classify viruses as living or non-living E2 evaluate the effects of viruses on human health
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016

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