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The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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K
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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   605 downloads

100 Years of Women's Activism in BC (research project)

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5
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Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
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5
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Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or could be tweaked depending on the needs of your students. Students research one of several suggested female BC activists. Suggested research sources included.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
activism
bc history
vote
history
Duration
2-3 lessons (depending on depth of research)
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2016
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1837-1841: Rebellions Commemorative Magazine Assignment

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The year is 1841 and the Act of Union has just be…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The year is 1841 and the Act of Union has just been signed. The last four or five years have been very chaotic in the Canadas and now that the rebellions, the Durham Report, and the Act of Union are in the past, it is time to look back and create a commemorative magazine about this important time in Canadian history.
Subject
Social Studies
History
URLs
http://www.bestlibrary.org/best_teachers/2008/09/1837-rebellions.html
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
0 recommendations   3059 downloads

Aboriginal Education Activities K-7

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K
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Doni Gratton - 3 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
K
1
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7
Submitted By
Doni Gratton - 3 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
K-7 Learning Standards
Art
MAth
Science
Socials
LA
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
K-7 AbEd links (Math, Science, Socials, Art, LA)
Duration
Year at a glance, new learning standards links: Ab Ed K-7 Math, Science, LA, Socials, Art
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2016
1 recommendation   360 downloads

Age of Steamers

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age of Steamers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In a province as vast as British Columbia, the focus in this film is the introduction of sternwheelers and steamships that allowed greater movement and mobility and how they impacted the development of the colony and province in the Gold Rush era and beyond. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Geography
History
Labour History
Keywords
Paddlewheelers
Working People
Okanagan Lake
Kootenay Lake
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 9 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “Social studies inquiry processes and skills”. Aspects of historical significance, continuity and change and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the impact of transportation innovation in British Columbia and the impact it had on community development.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
0 recommendations   583 downloads

Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 11 à 14 ans

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
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6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide …
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 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
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada-francais/notre-travail/education/les-animaux-sauvages-doivent-rester-sauvages
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
4 recommendations  

Bamboo Shoots: Chinese Canadian Legacies in BC

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
10
Submitted By
Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a compre…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
10
Submitted By
Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a comprehensive and flexible teaching resource designed to help you bring Chinese Canadian history alive in your classroom. The unit contains adaptable lesson plans, blackline masters, and rubrics—as well as a timeline building game, relevant stories, and a rich collection of historical photographs and archival documents.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
History
Keywords
historical wrongs
Chinese Canadian History
Chinese Immigration
Late 19th to Early 20th century
government
BC history
URLs
http://www.openschool.bc.ca/bambooshoots/
Learning Standards
Social Studies-historical wrongs
Duration
5 lessons in each grade
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 18, 2015
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Battle of Seven Oaks (Evidence and Interpretation) Social Studies 9

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Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Susie Grace - 3 months ago
Description
Step one: Have students look at a picture for clu…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Susie Grace - 3 months ago
Description
Step one: Have students look at a picture for clues to answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions about the battle depicted in the picture. Step two: Have students examine primary sources (9 sources available). Teacher may choose to have students look at all 9 or allow students to select 6 to look at. Students will try to piece together the causes and components of the incident depicted in the picture presented in step one. Step three: Offer students a secondary source on the battle of Seven Oaks in order that they gain an overview of the Battle of Seven Oaks. I recommend TC2's Snapshots of Nineteenth Century Canada for this. Step four: Present the Culminating Task where students can create a short story, a new broadcast or a skit depicting an interpretation of stories behind the Battle of Seven Oaks. There is an assessment rubric provided and a self/team evaluation sheet. Make this your own. It is a lot of fun. I have tried it!
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Battle of Seven Oaks
1816
Red River Resistance
Learning Standards
Historical Thinking (Evidence and Interpretation) Learners will look at clues from primary sources in order to interpret the story behind a picture (The Battle of Seven Oaks).
Duration
2 to 3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 14, 2019
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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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Activity
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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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Black Strathcona Project

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7
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Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as …
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Activity
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7
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Submitted By
Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Strathcona
Vancouver
Black History Month
URLs
http://blackstrathcona.com/education/
Learning Standards
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona. The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
8 recommendations   2315 downloads

Bows and Arrows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 1

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Activity
Lesson Plan
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Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows and Arrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the role of Aboriginal workers in the early years of the Port of Vancouver and the struggle for racial equality in the labour movement. The life of Bill Nahanee and the early years of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) are also featured in this lesson. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Longshoreman
Wobblies
Aboriginal People
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
9 recommendations  

Canadian Letters and Images Project - Teacher's Guide

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6
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Submitted By
Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
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6
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Submitted By
Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Begun in August 2000, the Project is located in the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. Through the digitization of contemporary letters, diaries, photographs, and other related materials, the Project permits Canadians to tell their story, and Canada’s story, through their own words and images. The Teacher's Guide contains 12 English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons that support curricular competencies associated with historical thinking.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Remembrance Day
World War I
World War II
WW1
WW2
historical thinking
URLs
http://canadianletters.ca/content/teacher-resources
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 3, 2016
0 recommendations   426 downloads

Le Cercle d’apprentissage - Guide pour les enseignants d’enfants âgés de 14 à 16 ans

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Activity
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Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 2 years ago
Description
Cinq voix de jeunes Autochtones du Canada Exerci…
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Activity
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Grade Level
9
10
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Submitted By
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 2 years ago
Description
Cinq voix de jeunes Autochtones du Canada Exercices d’apprentissage du niveau du secondaire sur les Premières Nations et les Inuits.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Extraction des ressources
Traité des Nisga'a
autonomie gouvernementale
Crise d'Oka
chasse et pêche
Learning Standards
Cinq voix de jeunes Autochtones du Canada Exercices d’apprentissage du niveau du secondaire sur les Premières Nations et les Inuits.
Language
French
Date Created
Dec 30, 2016
10 recommendations   2609 downloads

Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materials provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
vignette
Children at Work
Webquest
Photo Analysis
Coal Mining
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations.
Duration
Ranging from 15 minutes to 2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
0 recommendations   205 downloads

Chinese Head Tax and Immigration Act of 1885

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Activity
Grade Level
5
6
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8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing textual prim…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing textual primary sources about Chinese immigration during the mid to late 1800s in Canada. The purpose of this activity is to give students practice in analyzing digital primary sources, to understand the context in which the sources were made, and to investigate the causes and consequences of opinions and actions on economic, political, social, and cultural historical practices. Incorporating sources from UBC Library’s Open Collections into your classroom can help students build their historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Chinese Head Tax
British Columbia
Chinese Immigration
Immigration Act of 1885
Primary Sources
Head Teax
URLs
http://guides.library.ubc.ca/PrimarySourcesEducators
https://open.library.ubc.ca/
Learning Standards
Sequence objects, images, or events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) Differentiate between short- and long-term causes, and intended and unintended consequences, of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) Make ethical judgments about events, decisions, or actions that consider the conditions of a particular time and place, and assess appropriate ways to respond(ethical judgment)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2018
0 recommendations  

Choose Your Voice

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Activity
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5
6
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8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
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5
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Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders. Teachers register for free (always).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
racism
gender issues
Bullying
equality
antisemitism
minority groups
homophobia
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
http://www.choisissezvotrevoix.ca
Learning Standards
Choose Your Voices aligns with the New BC Curriculum including its Core Competencies. It links to curriculum requirements for grades 6, 7 and 8 in every province and territory. It meets objectives for: Social Sciences, Language Arts (English/French), Physical Education (Health unit), Religion, The Arts – Drama, Music, Visual Art, and more. It is adaptable for second-language learners and LD students, exceptional students, grades 4 and 5 and secondary Applied level. It can be used for Safe Schools Programs, anti-bullying programs, Holocaust education, character education, human rights and social justice education.
Duration
60-240 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
3 recommendations   3242 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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6
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Adult
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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6
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Adult
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 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
3 recommendations   428 downloads

Cold War

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Activity
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Here is an activity in which students have to adv…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Here is an activity in which students have to advise JFK (via a memo) on how he should respond to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
0 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades seven and eight

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
7
8
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This resource includes five cross-curricular less…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
7
8
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This resource includes five cross-curricular lessons, each comprising idea/activity-based learning that inspires environmental stewardship in both the classroom and beyond. These lessons are suitable for students in grades seven and eight. There is an indoor and outdoor component to most lessons. Teacher tips are provided as well as guiding questions, reflection questions, and inspirational quotes. This resource will help your students discover that, collectively, they can make a difference by taking a conscious and active role in protecting nature. They will have opportunities to share what they are learning with their fellow students, families, and community members.
Subject
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Technical Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
4 recommendations   1937 downloads

Connie Jervis: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 10

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Conn…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Connie Jervis” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the leadership of Connie Jervis as the Langley Teachers’ Association president in her struggle with the Langley School Board to gain binding arbitration to settle wage disputes with the employer. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Strike
Department of Education
Langley School Board
Second World War
bargaining rights
working conditions
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia, the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15-120
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 1, 2015
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Conservation in Action: Amphibians at Risk

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
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
9
10
11
12
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
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for …
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
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8
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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
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"Decomposition Mission" by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instrctors

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
5
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8
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
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8
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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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Other
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9
10
11
12
Adult
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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
10
11
12
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
2 recommendations  

Digitized Okanagan History: Photographs, Documents, all online

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Other
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3
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Adult
Submitted By
Allison Jones - one year ago
Description
The Digitized Okanagan History project provides o…
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Other
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3
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Submitted By
Allison Jones - one year ago
Description
The Digitized Okanagan History project provides online access to historical materials from BC's Southern Interior. We digitize photographs, documents, maps, newspapers, and other records held by local museums and archives. These are excellent materials for teaching about local history, the Okanagan region, primary sources, and other creative topics. Students can find images of the Okanagan from over 100 years ago to inspire their curiosity and complement their work.
Subject
Applied Skills
Tourism
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
archives
primary sources
local history
URLs
https://doh.arcabc.ca/
Duration
Any
Language
English
Date Created
May 18, 2018
0 recommendations   146 downloads

Discussion questions for the movie Elijah

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie Elijah which was aired in 2007, and is available through Mongrel Media. It is about the role that Elijah Harper took in the Meech Lake Accord negotiations. It uses many television techniques to engage the audience and portrays an interesting time on the road to sovereignty/ self determination for First Nations.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
First Peoples
New Media
Learning Standards
Common themes in First Peoples’ texts Reconciliation in Canada Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic-factors Understand and evaluate how literary elements and new media techniques and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Text features and structures • narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples’ texts • form, function, and genre of texts, including new media texts • rhetorical devices • elements of style
Duration
120- 150 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2018
1 recommendation  

The Echo Project

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Activity
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 3 years ago
Description
The Echo Project is about exploring an aspect of …
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Activity
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 3 years ago
Description
The Echo Project is about exploring an aspect of 20th century Canadian history through a generational lens. This is done by making a personal connection to the past through interviews and scouring intimate primary documents such as family journals, letters, and photographs as well as what students find with broader research. Students think critically about sources and patterns, develop historical empathy, and get creative with how they represent the past. While many students choose topics related to the World War II era, they may discover they have ties to stories and events before or after the war such as the Great Depression of the 1930s or the Postwar era of the 1950s and 60s.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
heritage
inquiry
Canada
immigration
culture
storytelling
identity
URLs
http://www.thielmann.ca/echo-project.html
Learning Standards
numerous -- best fit is new SS10 (old SS11)
Duration
Project - requires steps over a number of weeks
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 5, 2015
4 recommendations  

The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years is a se…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years is a series of short documentaries I produced and directed for the Knowledge Network about the early history of British Columbia. Presented as a series of engaging 20 short documentaries, this DVD is an excellent starting point for discussions about 19th century life and politics in Canada and the province. To learn more or order a copy, please email me at eapaulsson@gmail.com, or visit our website redstorm.ca/edgeoftheworld
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
19th
Canadian
British Columbia
World
century
documentary
URLs
http://redstorm.ca/the-edge-of-the-world-bcs-early-years/
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
1 recommendation  

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

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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
1 recommendation   463 downloads

Establishing Significance of Vimy Ridge

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
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11
12
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Glen Thielmann - 2 years ago
Description
Assess the historical significance of the Battle …
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 2 years ago
Description
Assess the historical significance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in particular it's symbolic importance. Lesson involves viewing a background documentary (one is suggested), examining viewpoints and supporting sources, and working through interpretations and responses. One hour for the documentary, one to two hours for the follow-up source activity.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War One
critical thinking
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaywRnWrhzI
http://www.pacificslope.ca/new-bc-ss10.html
Learning Standards
Social Studies Curricular Competencies, establishing significance
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 10, 2017
1 recommendation  

Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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K
1
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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
1
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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

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4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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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

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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   3363 downloads

Fishermen’s Strike of 1900: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 7

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fish…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fishermen’s Strike of 1900" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the tensions between the Cannery owners and the newly formed B.C. Fishermen’s Union the late 19th-early 20th century. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges of Frank Rogers efforts to organize and protect the rights of fishermen in the face of cannery owners opposition. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Fishers
Japanese Canadians
Aboriginal Peoples
Frank Rogers
Fraser River Canners’ Association
B.C. Fishermens’ Union
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
1 recommendation  

Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

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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
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Fun Science Experiments

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Activity
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K
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Submitted By
Science Made Fun - one month ago
Description
Simple and fun experiments for primary school cla…
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Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
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5
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7
Submitted By
Science Made Fun - one month 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
6 recommendations   1478 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know (revised, 2nd edition)

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Unit Plan
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
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Unit Plan
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the common beliefs about gender previously mentioned create a hostile school climate for gender non-conforming and transgender students. Provides lesson ideas for K-12 classrooms.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
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Glaciers & Climate Change

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Activity
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3
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9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - one year ago
Description
Students will learn about the consequences of tem…
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Activity
Grade Level
3
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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
8 recommendations   2218 downloads

Gold Fever: Working People: A History of Labour in BC-Labour History Project Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold Rush" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the gold rush economy of British Columbia prior to confederation. The impact on Miners, Aboriginal Peoples, the environment and the economy of British Columbia are explored in these materials. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Aboriginal Peoples
Mining
Cariboo Road
Boom and Bust
Economics
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
5 recommendations   39280 downloads

The Great Depression

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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   317 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
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7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
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Other
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pre-K
K
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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
3 recommendations   1814 downloads

Helena Gutteridge Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 3

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Hele…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Helen Gutteridge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the work of an outstanding advocate for the rights of women and minorities as well as advocacy for women’s suffrage in the early years of the 20th century. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Peace Activist
Suffragette
Gender studies
voting
radical
women’s rights
Learning Standards
In the area of society and Identity the materials help to develop an assessment of the impact of Canada’s social policies and programs on the lives of Canadians. Additionally, the lesson materials can be used to explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Helena Gutteridge materials has a strong connection to the description of the roles of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
0 recommendations   188 downloads

Historical thinking: Classrooms of today and yesterday

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Activity
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K
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2
Submitted By
Julia Douglas - 2 years ago
Description
There are two parts to this activity. In the firs…
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Activity
Grade Level
K
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2
Submitted By
Julia Douglas - 2 years ago
Description
There are two parts to this activity. In the first part students will observe two photographs of classrooms, first one historical and then one present day. They will be guided through a class discussion where they will talk about what they notice , what they wonder, and look at similarities and differences between the two. The teacher will make a chart with their observations. The second part of the activity is to provide the students with pictures of historical school supplies and have them make inferences about what they are. They will then be shown books (provided by the teacher) of the school utensils being used so the students can draw conclusions, or they can use the provided pictures to have them draw their conclusions. An English language arts extension of this activity is provided in which the students would complete a word sort activity where they would cut out and match the word with the correct picture. The student would follow up with printing the word underneath.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
historical thinking
photo analysis
photographs
Learning Standards
BC curricular connections: Ask questions, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence).
Duration
40-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 13, 2017
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History of the Legal Status of First Nations in Canada

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Journal Article
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 4 years ago
Description
These lessons investigate how the Aboriginal popu…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Journal Article
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 4 years ago
Description
These lessons investigate how the Aboriginal populations started out having no rights in Canada. Over the years they have won significant court cases giving them dispensations. Many Aboriginal groups have participated in civil disobedience movements that have resulted in major achievements for them and for the environment.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
Anthropocentrism
Human Rights
Dignity and Worth
Equity and Equality
Duration
Four Classes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 19, 2015
0 recommendations   221 downloads

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
0 recommendations   577 downloads

Japanese Canadian Internment Gr 5+6 Updated

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
An updated unit plan introducing children to the …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
An updated unit plan introducing children to the 1942 internment of Canadians of Japanese descent.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Racism
Second World War
Hastings Park
URLs
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
Learning Standards
Curricular Links to Grade 5 and 6 Social Studies and English Language Arts Big Ideas:
Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies. (Social Studies 5)
Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.  (Social Studies 5)
- Systems of government vary in their respect for human rights and freedoms. (Social Studies 6)
-Exploring text and story helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. (English Language Arts 6)
-Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking. (English Language Arts 6) Curricular Competencies: -Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and develop understanding of self, community, and world (English Language Arts 5) -Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in text (English Language Arts 6) -Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity (English Language Arts 5+6) -Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways (English Language Arts 6) Content: -Past discriminatory government policies and actions such as the Head Tax, the Komagatu Maru Incident, residential schools and internments (Social Studies 5) -Human rights and responses to discrimination in Canadian society (Social Studies 5) -Global poverty and inequality issues including class structure and gender (Social Studies 6)
Duration
60 minute lessons with field studies option
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
1 recommendation   426 downloads

Japanese Canadian Internment Gr 10-12 Updated

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and So…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and Social Justice 11/12 relating to Japanese Canadian Internment at Hastings Park.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
social justice
second world war
racism
URLs
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
Learning Standards
Curricular links to Grade 10 Social Studies (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Idea: Political decision-making and societal change are influenced by interactions between, individuals, groups and institutions. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Content: Students are expected to know the following: Injustice, oppression, and social change in the development of human rights Curricular links to Grade 11/12 Social Justice (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Ideas: Social justice issues are interconnected. The causes of social injustices are complex and have lasting impacts on society. Social justice issues have both individual and systemic effects. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess and compare significance of people, events, and developments at particular times and places, and examine what it reveals about social justice issues Create and implement an action plan to address a particular social justice issue Content: Students are expected to know the following: Past and present social injustices in Canada and the world, their possible causes, and their lasting impact on individuals, groups, and society Roles of governmental and non-governmental organizations in issues of social justice and injustice
Duration
60 minute and 80 minute lessons with field studies option
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
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Japanese Internment Camps in British Columbia

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve four photographs taken…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve four photographs taken of Japanese Canadians during WWII internment in British Columbia. The purpose of this activity is for your students to develop their own historical questions from primary sources, using outside sources for contextual information, and formulating answers to their questions based on the information available. This activity will build students historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Primary Sources
Images
Japanese
Internment Camps
Slocan City
British Columbia
URLs
http://guides.library.ubc.ca/PrimarySourcesEducators
https://open.library.ubc.ca/
Learning Standards
Sequence objects, images, or events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) Differentiate between short- and long-term causes, and intended and unintended consequences, of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) Make ethical judgments about events, decisions, or actions that consider the conditions of a particular time and place, and assess appropriate ways to respond(ethical judgment)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 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/.../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

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