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The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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K
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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
3 recommendations   2546 downloads

Aboriginal Success Stories

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 4 years ago
Description
This is meant as an enrichment activity to doveta…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 4 years ago
Description
This is meant as an enrichment activity to dovetail with BC’s resources and economy. Also, it will demonstrate that while treaties, residential schools and the Indian Act set back and damaged Aboriginal culture and development, there are Aboriginal success stories. The lessons bring in themes of good resource management in BC. This offers some enrichment in business planning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Keywords
Resource Management
Aboriginal
Duration
2 - 3 Classes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 6, 2015
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Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 11 à 14 ans

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6
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Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide …
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Activity
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Classroom printables
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6
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide de l'enseignant avec évaluations, des plans de leçons avec feuilles de travail, un Magazine des élèves et une vidéo à regarder en classe.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
ressources pédagogiques
francais
tigres
Learning Standards
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuilles de travail, la trousse Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages contient tout ce qu'il faut pour aider les éducateurs à faire découvrir aux élèves ce qui caractérise les animaux sauvages, et pourquoi ils doivent le rester.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
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Asia Pacific Memo

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Other
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Asia Pacific Memo covers a wide-range of issues, …
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Other
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Asia Pacific Memo covers a wide-range of issues, in a variety of Asia Pacific countries. But we’ve touched on similar topics more than once and sometimes weeks apart. We’ve categorized our Memos into Themes, so that our readers will be able to easily access all that we’ve offered on certain events and topics.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
URLs
https://apm.iar.ubc.ca/themes/
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
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BCATML Ministry of Education - Workshop Presentation

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Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
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Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of…
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Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
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Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of Education's PowerPoint Presentation shown on October 24, 2014 as part of the BCATML Celebrating Languages Conference. It reviews the direction the province is currently taking with the re-writing of the Core French curriculum. This document is graciously shared by Laura Hawkes, Brent Munro and Claire Guy.
Subject
Languages
French
Research
Curriculum
Keywords
Français
FSL
Core French
French Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document provides an overview of the structure of the new Core French curriculum.
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2014
1 recommendation  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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pre-K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
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pre-K
K
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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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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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7
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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7
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: Designed by and for high school teachers, this educational toolkit was developed to inform and empower youth to take action toward alleviating human suffering. Using Canadian examples, the revised 2016 edition is a complete toolkit comprised of 6 modules that touch on issues of International Humanitarian Law such as war crimes, refugees, neglected crises, gender inequality, humanitarian principles, mechanisms for justice and youth engagement. Canada & Conflict is directly complementary to academic subjects such as civics, social studies, history, geography, law, language arts and the humanities and is available in both English and French.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
3 recommendations   545 downloads

CIDA Project

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Activity
Lesson Plan
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11
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Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Human Geography Project that infuses historical b…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
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11
12
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Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Human Geography Project that infuses historical benchmarks and geographic themes.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
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Class and Poverty Foundations Assessment

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9
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequa…
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9
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Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequality, social mobility, taxation, minimum wage, living wage, welfare / social assistance, free trade, the cost of poverty, intergenerational equity, corporations, and allyship . Should be used in tandem with lesson plans.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Labour History
Keywords
income inequality
taxes
minimum wage
living wage
free trade
corporations
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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CASJ - one year 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
5 recommendations   961 downloads

Climate Change: Passing Gas

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experientia…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experiential learning activity, acting out the accumulation of gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Through this and related activities, the lesson reinforces understanding of the impact of human behaviour on climate change. This is an updated lesson from the BCTF/CIDA Global Classroom Initiatives.
Subject
Environmental Science
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
climate change
global warming
environment
greenhouse gases
earth
atmosphere
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2016
7 recommendations   3449 downloads

CLIMATE CRISIS: Physical Science, Natural Variability & Anthropogenic Impacts & Mitigating Global Warming - 2019/2020 Revision

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7
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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
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Lesson Plans
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, photos and cites the work of hundreds of scientists and organizations such as the IPCC, NASA, Environment Canada, Royal Society of Canada, and Natural Resources Canada, to name a few. My resource is an update on the science of climate change, extreme weather, protecting nature and biodiversity, advancing renewable energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with frequent reference to Canada and in particular British Columbia. Global impacts, mitigation and adaptation are explained throughout the text. My ten years of research cites reputable journals, national and international organizations and the media. Research covers climate change from the Arctic to the Antarctic, projection of climate change, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, El Nino/La Nina, extreme weather, renewables, the oil sands and transport of bitumen, and Canada's contribution at the UN COP meetings. This book is meant as a resource for our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded September 2019.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Research
Curriculum
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Law
Revised Curriculum
Environmental Science
Keywords
projecting climate change
natural variabilty
BC climate initiatives
Kyoto to Paris
Oil pipelines
Global warming
ocean circulation
Deniers of climate change
renewables
hydrogen and electric cars
extreme weather
pollution
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change with curriculum concepts in the Sciences and Social Studies.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2016
3 recommendations   3407 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was designed to provide teachers with classroom-ready materials to engage their students with how climate action intersects with social justice. The curriculum features eight modules designed for students in Grades 8 to 12 that explore climate justice within the context of BC’s communities history, economy and ecology.These lessons tie into subject matter and prescribed learning outcomes (PLOs) already in BC’s curriculum, while providing a framework with which to unpack modern social and environmental issues, such as our industrial food system, consumerism and waste, transportation, and the development of a green economy.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Home Economics
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Labour History
Law
Keywords
communities
ecology
economy
transportation
zero waste
green
food security
URLs
http://teachclimatejustice.ca/about/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 17, 2014
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Conservation in Action: Amphibians at Risk

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Activity
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Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for …
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Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for teachers in partnership with the Wilderness Committee, wildlife biologists and curriculum specialists. It’s intended to give students Grades 8 to 12 the opportunity to learn about species at risk in British Columbia in their local environment, understand the threats and identify what they can do to help. Module 1 is an introduction to species at risk while Module 2 specifically focuses on amphibians. Each module uses a project-based learning approach where students will be introduced to the topic, then develop field investigative skills and participate in citizen science. Our resource contains links to valuable multimedia resources as well as ideas to help students connect with species at risk in their community.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Geography
URLs
http://bcspeciesatrisked.org/educators/downloadmodule2
Learning Standards
Visit http://bcspeciesatrisked.org/educators/links for a comprehensive list of the Learning Standards covered by Conservation in Action.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2017
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Conservation in Action: Introduction to Species at Risk

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for teachers in partnership with the Wilderness Committee, wildlife biologists and curriculum specialists. It’s intended to give students Grades 8 to 12 the opportunity to learn about species at risk in British Columbia in their local environment, understand the threats and identify what they can do to help. Module 1 is an introduction to species at risk while Module 2 specifically focuses on amphibians. Each module uses a project-based learning approach where students will be introduced to the topic, then develop field investigative skills and participate in citizen science. Our resource contains links to valuable multimedia resources as well as ideas to help students connect with species at risk in their community.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
biodiversity
endangered species
habitat
URLs
http://bcspeciesatrisked.org/educators/downloadmodule1
Learning Standards
Visit BCSpeciesAtRiskEd.org/educators/links for a comprehensive list of the learning standards that Conservation in Action covers.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2017
1 recommendation   130 downloads

Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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Activity
Journal Article
Report/Study
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - one year ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files th…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Report/Study
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - one year ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files that can be used in a variety of ways to improve a group’s ability to understand each other, resolve differences and make good decisions. It was developed to support a seminar series conducted by the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU. The tool kit could be useful for staff meetings, school-based team meetings or union executive meetings for example.  It can also help individuals to deepen their understanding of the complexities of communication and improve their ability to be constructive participants in any type of discussion - whether as part of a group or more generally in their interpersonal relations.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
dialogue
decision-making
collaborative problem-solving
teacher pro-d
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2018
3 recommendations  

Core Competencies My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlist

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Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlists I crea…
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Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlists I created about the three Core Competencies. It has taken me 2 years to create these playlist and I will be continuing to add to them. You can also view them on #projectinspirekids through Twitter.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
Core Competency
Communication
Thinking
Videos
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmqyzhjbwmrSig1MjL4IMIpS
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmqarihKv9RbTpn4k6Ktc29E
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmrp_lP9CLaAG0U77MEXwrFK
Learning Standards
All the Core Competencies: Personal and Social Competency, Communication Competency and the Thinking Competency.
Duration
2 - 25 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2017
5 recommendations   1602 downloads

Core Competency Book List and Suggested Activities

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BCPTA - 2 years ago
Description
This suggested book list and corresponding activi…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
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K
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Submitted By
BCPTA - 2 years ago
Description
This suggested book list and corresponding activities for each book list highlight the 6 different core competencies and help children learn about the competencies and themselves. The Core Competency Portfolio resource and this one fit together perfectly and can be used together or separately.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Reflective practice
Keywords
primary
core competencies
Learning Standards
Students will connect to the core competencies using these recommended stories and corresponding activities. This activity accompanies the Core Competency Portfolio.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 19, 2017
1 recommendation  

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

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Activity
Classroom printables
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5
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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
1 recommendation  

Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
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Other
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9
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Other
Grade Level
9
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
0 recommendations   443 downloads

Dissecting Fake News: Media Literacy in the Post-Truth Era Superconference Presentation Handout

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Other
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The Cinematheque - 2 years ago
Description
Never before has the practice and code of journal…
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Other
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The Cinematheque - 2 years ago
Description
Never before has the practice and code of journalism come so profoundly under fire. From the 24-hour news cycle to the instantaneity of social media to the proliferation of fake news websites and presidential challenges, our media landscape has not only been transformed, but has also become incredibly challenging to understand. The Cinematheque offers this resource list to encourage you to provide a starter kit of tools for helping your students navigate news in the post-truth era.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Psychology
Keywords
superconference
media education
journalism
political economy
URLs
https://thecinematheque.ca/learn
Duration
90 minutes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
1 recommendation   283 downloads

Dissecting Fake News: Media Literacy in the Post-Truth Era Superconference Presentation Summary

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Presentation
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The Cinematheque - 2 years ago
Description
Never before has the practice and code of journal…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
The Cinematheque - 2 years ago
Description
Never before has the practice and code of journalism come so profoundly under fire. From the 24-hour news cycle to the instantaneity of social media to the proliferation of fake news websites and presidential challenges, our media landscape has not only been transformed, but has also become incredibly challenging to understand. The Cinematheque examines recent case studies and provides a starter kit of tools for helping our students navigate news in the post-truth era.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Psychology
Keywords
superconference
media education
psychology
current events
political economy
URLs
https://thecinematheque.ca/learn
Duration
90 minutes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
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Economic Pressures on BC Families Info-graphic

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Other
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic on BC teachers' perspectives on…
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Other
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic on BC teachers' perspectives on the increasing level of child poverty in British Columbia and its impact on children's learning was developed by the antipoverty action group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice using data from the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey: A Teachers' Perspective and the 2015 First Call Child Poverty Report Card. It can be used as a conversation starter in your classroom or with your colleagues during the first week of Antipoverty month in February. Consult the document "Antipoverty month resources, Week 1", for follow up activities.
Subject
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
poverty
minimum wage
income insecurity
underfunding
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2015%20Economic%20Pressures%20of%20BC%20Families%20final%281%29.pdf
Duration
30 - 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 5, 2016
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Economic Pressures on BC Families Info-graphic and Antipoverty Month Resources: Week 1

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipovert…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipoverty Action Group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice using data from the BCTF Poverty in Education Survey and the 2015 First Call Child Poverty Report Card. Use the info-graphic to spark discussion in your classroom or with your colleagues during the first week of Antipoverty month in February. The resource "Antipoverty resources: Week 1" provides resources and activities to explore this topic further.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
minimum wage
financial insecurity
underfunding
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2015%20Economic%20Pressures%20of%20BC%20Families%20final%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%201%20poverty%20in%20bc%20schools%20resources%282%29.pdf
Duration
30 - 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 5, 2016
0 recommendations   119 downloads

Engaged Philosophical Inquiry: A self-directed inquiry group guide

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Gaelle Nicolussi - 2 years ago
Description
This guide is meant to support professional leani…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Gaelle Nicolussi - 2 years ago
Description
This guide is meant to support professional leaning among educators but may also be useful to parents or other adults who interact with children. It is designed to be used in self-directed inquiry groups but can also be used for personal study. It builds capacity for using engaged philosophical inquiry in drug education but the concepts and skills apply to education generally. The material in this guide is arranged as an 8-session inquiry, but you can adapt it to fit your own needs. The theory and practice readings have been carefully selected to provide an accessible introduction to the material and stimulate the application of the ideas into practice. They familiarize you with foundational ideas and theories of philosophical inquiry and how they can be applied to different learning environments. They discuss different philosophical content (e.g., questions) and philosophical methods to help you with facilitation. They are meant to stimulate thinking not provide all the answers.
Subject
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
professional learning
capacity building
drug education
philosophical thinking
reflective thinking
teacher resource
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/hs-epi-guide.pdf
Learning Standards
The material in this guide is arranged as an 8-session inquiry, but you can adapt it to fit your own availability and needs. Each session includes: • a theory reading and a practice reading • a short introduction to the material • discussion questions that emerge out of the readings • activities to work on individually, with colleagues or in the classroom • suggestions for reflection and recording thoughts in your journal The theory and practice readings have been carefully selected to provide an accessible introduction to the material and stimulate the application of the ideas into practice. They familiarize you with foundational ideas and theories of philosophical inquiry and how they can be applied to different learning environments. They discuss different philosophical content (e.g., questions) and philosophical methods (e.g., analytic, phenomenological and hermeneutic) to help you with facilitation. They are meant to stimulate thinking not provide all the answers.
Duration
Several days with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
3 recommendations   270 downloads

Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 2 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference W…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 2 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference Workshop with Michael Wolfe
Subject
Environmental Science
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
superconference
environmental Science
Learning Standards
Environmental Science 11/12 Curriculum
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2017
1 recommendation   157 downloads

Environmental Science 11: Diversity and Ecosystem Relationships Lesson and Project

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Kayla Baerg - one year ago
Description
Through a review of symbiotic relationships as a …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Kayla Baerg - one year ago
Description
Through a review of symbiotic relationships as a class and through a Kahoot!, students will prepare for, and begin a diversity and relationship modelling group project, focused on a local ecosystem. This lesson plan gives a Kahoot! quiz link, example charts and rubric, and class flow.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
ecosystem
modelling
kahoot
diversity
symbiotic relationships
habitat
local place
Learning Standards
Big Ideas: Diversity in Local Ecosystems, Processes and Changes in Local Ecosystems FPPL: Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one's actions. Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge. Learning requires exploration of one's identity. Curricular Competencies: experience and interpret the local environment; construct, analyze and interpret models and/or diagrams Content Competencies: abiotic and edaphic factors; biodiversity - species and their ecological roles, relationships and interactions in ecosystems; population dynamics
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 6, 2018
1 recommendation   739 downloads

Environmental Science Draft Ideas

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - one year 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
0 recommendations   302 downloads

The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ-inclusive Education in Canada's K-12 Schools: Final Report

Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The Every Teacher Project is a national study of …
Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The Every Teacher Project is a national study of Canadian educators’ perceptions and experiences of LGBTQ-inclusive education, designed to identify and make widely available the collective expertise of teachers and educational workers on inclusive education practices for sexual and gender minority students. The Every Teacher Project attracted tremendous support from project partner The Manitoba Teachers’ Society and from every national, provincial and territorial teacher organization in the publicly funded school systems of Canada. With their help in recruiting, researchers completed the project with 3,400 survey participants and an additional 24 focus groups, far exceeding our initial goals and making this the largest study of its kind in the world to date. Other research reports available at: http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise/index.html
Subject
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBT
inclusive education
sexual orientation
gender identity
teaching practices
URLs
http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise/index.html
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 7, 2016
1 recommendation  

Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students explore a forest at designated stations,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
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
1 recommendation  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
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
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Secondary Environmental Science

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curric…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - one year 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
7 recommendations  

Financial Literacy

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Sue Harper - 5 years ago
Description
Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Sue Harper - 5 years ago
Description
Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to help you incorporate youth money management into your course instruction. You don't need to be a financial expert to use this teacher resource. The lesson plans are topical and interesting! It introduces financial literacy topics to students in grades 4 through 7 using lesson plans and teacher resources that are readily available, easy-to-use.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
budgeting
setting goals
saving
spending
personal finance
URLs
http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/for-teachers/resources-lesson-plans-financial-literacy.html
Learning Standards
PLO's grade 4: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%204%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 5: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%205%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's garde 6: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%206%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 7: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%207%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2014
0 recommendations   22 downloads

Forced from home

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was dev…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was developed by Doctors Without Borders to bring to light the daily challenges faced by the millions of displaced people around the world. Students will explore: The push Factors: The issues that cause people to flee their homes, such as conflict, persecution, and natural disasters. On the Move: How people navigate their journeys and cope with their vulnerabilities to exploitation, disease, and other challenges. Legal Status: The rights of displaced people as they flee their homes and the obligations of the international community to assist them. Basic Needs & Shelter: How people find and cook food, maintain basic hygiene, and seek shelter. Health Care: The medical needs of refugee populations and the challenges faced by humanitarian agencies in providing care.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
refugees
migrants
humanitarian crisis
displacement
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
40-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
1 recommendation  

Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
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
3 recommendations  

Free K-12 Lesson Plans

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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12
Submitted By
Teacher.org - 3 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
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5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Teacher.org - 3 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by teachers who are committed to encouraging conceptual understanding and lifelong learning. These teachers have real life classroom experience and have gone above and beyond to create these lessons. Lessons are organized by subject and grade level. Within each lesson, you will find clear objectives, description of materials needed, a thorough procedure with an opening and a closing, as well as assessments and modifications.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
Elementary Lesson Plans
High School Lesson Plans
Middle School Lesson Plans
URLs
http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
This is a database of free K-12 lesson plans covering multiple subjects with various learning standards.
Duration
Lessons vary in duration
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2016
0 recommendations  

Fun Science Experiments

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Science Made Fun - 3 months ago
Description
Simple and fun experiments for primary school cla…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Science Made Fun - 3 months ago
Description
Simple and fun experiments for primary school classes with instructions, materials list and explanation of the science involved in the experiment
Subject
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Physics
URLs
http://www.sciencemadefunbc.net/experiments.cfm
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 8, 2019
0 recommendations  

Glaciers & Climate Change

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - one year ago
Description
Students will learn about the consequences of tem…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - one year 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
4 recommendations   896 downloads

Going Outside: A Pedagogical Narration

Resource Type
Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Natasha Burgess - 2 years ago
Description
For this narration, we focused on a Grade One stu…
Resource Type
Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Natasha Burgess - 2 years ago
Description
For this narration, we focused on a Grade One student who was observed during their play outdoors in the rich winter landscape near West Boundary Elementary School. Reflecting on other ‘ordinary moments’ outdoors with children, we have also included snapshots that capture what children do when they are outside. Donna Boucher teaches Grade 3 at Sardis Elementary in Chilliwack, BC and is an active member of EEPSA (secretary). Growing up as a farm kid and early career work as a wildlife biologist developed her appreciation and connection to nature. This guides her practice as she provides lots of opportunities for her students to explore and engage with their natural world. Janine Fraser teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Midway Elementary School in Midway, BC. She grew up exploring the forests and creeks around her school in North Vancouver and values opportunities to get kids outside. Natasha Burgess teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Marysville Elementary School in Marysville, BC. While working on her Masters of Education through UVic, she became very interested in ecoliteracy and learning outdoors with young children.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Research
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 26, 2017
1 recommendation   2344 downloads

Going Outside: A Pedgagogical Narration

Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Janine Fraser, BCPTA PSA - one year ago
Description
I followed a student outside and captured an ordi…
Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Janine Fraser, BCPTA PSA - one year ago
Description
I followed a student outside and captured an ordinary moment. I reflected on what I saw. I talked to another teacher for their thoughts. I talked to the parent of the student for their thoughts. I connected his learning with the curriculum and thought about what I would do in the classroom to further his learning and the learning of others. A pedagogical narration is the process and framework I used to make learning visible.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
documentation
Learning Standards
How do you capture and share authentic learning moments and then add reflections and involve parents and other educators in the process? Use a pedagogical narration to make learning and thinking more visible for students, teachers, and parents. This sample explains the steps and shows an example you can follow with one of your students.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2018
6 recommendations   40661 downloads

The Great Depression

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Materials and an activity for the great depressio…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Materials and an activity for the great depression.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
History
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
2 recommendations   348 downloads

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

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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
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5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
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
4 recommendations   351 downloads

Heart-Mind Well-Being: A Powerful Tool for Educators

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
The Heart-Mind Well-Being “heart” is a powerful t…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
The Heart-Mind Well-Being “heart” is a powerful tool for fostering social and emotional development and well-being in children, youth and adults. It was created as a visual representation of five positive human qualities that researcher from the fields of developmental and educational psychology and human development tell us are essential to promoting overall well-being. The heart framework offers a way for caring adults to organize, plan and inspire to create environments and opportunities that contribute to healthy learning and development.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Compentencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/heart-mind-well-being-a-powerful-tool-for-educators
Learning Standards
Integrating in the Heart-Mind Well-Being Framework into your teaching philosophy and classroom.
Duration
n/a
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017
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Homelessness: Considerations for Teachers

Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
How many people are homeless in BC, Metro Vancouv…
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
How many people are homeless in BC, Metro Vancouver and the City of Vancouver?
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
URLs
https://www.homelesshub.ca/about-homelessness/homelessness-101/ending-homelessness
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Maria Dawson - one year ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Maria Dawson - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Classroom Science Activity
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  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
During the activity, students pick up a natural o…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
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

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year 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
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based 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
3 recommendations   632 downloads

Justice Not Charity Lesson Plan

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 4 years ago
Description
Introduce some poverty facts about BC, and get th…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 4 years ago
Description
Introduce some poverty facts about BC, and get the class involved in the following activity to demonstrate inequality.
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
Poverty
Justice
Charity
Learning Standards
- To learn and think critically about the issues of poverty and homelessness, including inequality in a local and provincial context. - To look at long term, concrete ways to work toward more equitable distribution and the elimination of poverty
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 28, 2015
0 recommendations   580 downloads

Keep Wild Animals Wild - 3-5

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and w…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and worksheets provide everything educators need to introduce students to what makes wild animals wild, why wildlife trade is a big threat not just to animals and ecosystems, but to people too, and how to help keep wild animals wild.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
animals
animal welfare
elephants
wildlife
wildlife trade
empathy
compassion
Learning Standards
The lesson plans are tailored to three instructional levels and meet curriculum objectives in geography, economics and life science. Students 8-10 (Grade 3-5) and 11-14 (Grade 6-8) will learn about wildlife trade, why it is relevant to them and why we need to protect wild animals from wildlife trade.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016

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