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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   588 downloads

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

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5
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Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 2 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
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Laura Lafortune - 2 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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Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 11 à 14 ans

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6
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Corrie - 2 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 - 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
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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Bea Zucco: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 6

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Lesson Plan
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11
12
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Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea …
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Lesson Plan
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11
12
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Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea Zucco” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the work of Bea Zucco who championed the rights of workers afflicted by occupation related illnesses following the death of her husband who had been exposed to asbestos in the work place. 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
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Asbestos
vignette
Workplace Safety
WorksafeBC
health & safety
youth work in trades
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
1. To be able to explain what workplace safety protocols are in place to protect workers in British Columbia. 2. To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. 3. To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agents for change in such matters as workplaces safety. 4. Contribute to care of self, others, and community. 5. Access information and ideas on workplace safety prior to work placement to determine workplace safety risks. 6. Identify, demonstrate, and incorporate provincially legislated safety and site-specific work-site safety procedures while at the work placement. 7. Understand occupational health and safety rights and responsibilities, including trade-specific hazards.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
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Le Cercle d’apprentissage - Guide pour les enseignants d’enfants âgés de 14 à 16 ans

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9
10
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12
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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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9
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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
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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CASJ - 8 months ago
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These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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CASJ - 8 months 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
4 recommendations   792 downloads

Climate Change: Passing Gas

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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experientia…
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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
6 recommendations   2701 downloads

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

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7
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with graphs, photos and …
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with 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 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 four 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 my gift to our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded September 2018.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
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   3152 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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6
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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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
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Conservation in Action: Amphibians at Risk

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Activity
Classroom printables
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8
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Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for …
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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
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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8
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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
9
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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
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
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5
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
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Activity
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5
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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
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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9
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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Activity
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9
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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
1 recommendation  

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

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Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
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9
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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
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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
2 recommendations   222 downloads

Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

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Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - one year ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference W…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - one year 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   134 downloads

Environmental Science 11: Diversity and Ecosystem Relationships Lesson and Project

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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   660 downloads

Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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Lesson Plan
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Other
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8
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Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
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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
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Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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Lesson Plan
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K
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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
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K
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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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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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4
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7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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4
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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
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
6 recommendations   1428 downloads

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

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pre-K
K
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Adult
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
K
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Adult
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
0 recommendations  

Glaciers & Climate Change

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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
2 recommendations   299 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 …
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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
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Other
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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 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
1 recommendation   636 downloads

Hell's History: The USW's Fight to Prevent Workplace Deaths and Injuries From the 1992 Westray Mine Disaster Through 2016 - Revised

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Tom Sandborn - 2 years ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westr…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Tom Sandborn - 2 years ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westray Mine disaster and the United Steelworkers lobby efforts to get a law passed that would allow criminal negligence charges against reckless management figures whose decisions kill workers. It concludes with a detailed chapter about the lethal mill fires in BC in 2012 and the ongoing campaign to see the law properly enforced.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
Westray mine disaster
worker safety
law reform
social justice organizing
Duration
60-120 minutes in class after students have read the booklet
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2017
7 recommendations   1698 downloads

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   205 downloads

Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Other
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1
2
3
4
5
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8
Submitted By
Maria Dawson - one year ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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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

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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   459 downloads

International Women's Day

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson plans to teach about International Women's…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson plans to teach about International Women's Day on March 8. There are more lessons available at https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=19766&libID=19774
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Law
Keywords
international women's day
women's studies
women's history
social justice
status of women
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 30, 2015
1 recommendation  

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

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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
0 recommendations   500 downloads

Keep Wild Animals Wild - 6-8

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and w…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 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
Law
Keywords
animal welfare
elephants
wildlife trade
empathy
responsibility
compassion
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/keep-wild-animals-wild
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
1 recommendation  

Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education Initiative Inspiration Handbook

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Activity
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Presentation
Other
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pre-K
K
1
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3
4
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11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enablin…
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Activity
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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enabling teachers to effectively use environmental/place-based education across their teaching practices in order to support students in developing the Core Competencies and achieving the Content, Curricular Competencies and Big Ideas in the Know-Do-Understand model articulated by the BC Ministry of Education, as well as to enhance their students' learning experiences both in and outside of their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Place-conscious Learning
Experiential Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.kbee.ca/handbook/
Learning Standards
https://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
1 recommendation  

Learning about Homelessness

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Activity
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia"…
Resource Type
Activity
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia" is a resource guide, produced by Jennifer Hale, for teachers to use with their students to support aspects of British Columbia senior high-school courses, including Civics 11, Social Studies 11, Economics 12, Family Studies 10-12, First Nations 12, Law 12, and Social Justice 12. For more antipoverty resources, see the following link: http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=21358&libID=21348
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Poverty
Civics
Income Inequality
URLs
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Learning Standards
The lessons contained in the resource meet learning outcomes that are part of the mandated curriculum in the British Columbia Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs). The resource is also appropriate for use in other courses and grade levels, and with other youth and adult groups.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
1 recommendation  

My Name Was January

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 8 months ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of Janu…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 8 months ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of January. January Marie Lapuz was a transgender woman of colour who was murdered in September 2012 in New Westminster, British Columbia. She was an advocate for trans rights and was known as the “bright light” among Vancouver’s LGBTQ community. This documentary feature film is a celebration of January’s life, among other trans women of colour. This film is about remembering the impact that January had on the lives of everyone she encountered. This film is about uplifting the narratives and lived experiences of trans women of colour. This film is about collectively liberating all marginalized and oppressed people.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
Trans
social justice
gender
sogi
URLs
https://januarylapuz.net/
https://bctf.ca/videos.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploration and discovery, encouraging an inquiry mindset in students that helps establish a community of curious, active learners. Students gain tools to explore the natural world—and are inspired to discover and attempt to explain the abundant nature mysteries that surround us. NSI works well at the start of a field experience, to get students excited about nature mysteries.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NSI-Nature-Scene-Investigators-2.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/nsi-nature-scene-investigators-2/
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
3 recommendations   666 downloads

Paige's story - a lesson about a B.C. teen in the DTES

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a biography of "Paige"--an aboriginal teen in foster care who died of an overdose in Vancouver's impoverished downtown eastside. In this lesson, students--in groups--read a portion of the biography and then share with the class. A worksheet is provided to facilitate the lesson. Students discuss the challenges and solutions to teen issues of poverty, addiction foster care and government policies.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
teen poverty
teen addiction
downtown eastside
aboriginal issues
Learning Standards
Reading and discussion of a social justice issue.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 18, 2015
0 recommendations  

Prime Minsters of Canada (Video Series)

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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are …
Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are two series of videos being currently made by this YouTube Channel. The first is a long version of each PM (between 6-12 minutes each) which incorporates all different aspects of history, including indigenous issues, and ends with a critical thinking question. The materials go in depth into each Prime Minister and the issues in his time, including Indigenous history, international issues, and what life was like for people in this time. The second series is called 'Minister in a Minute' and sums up each Prime Minister in one minute. Retrospect aims to add more Canadian content to YouTube. Feedback welcome!!
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Keywords
macdonald
politics
laurier
indigenous
king
confederation
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqyLuong_2Jl-Ct4FaVt1uQ
Duration
1-12 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2017
10 recommendations  

Project of Heart – Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Chris - 3 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support clas…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Chris - 3 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support classroom teachers, post secondary and adult educators to understand and learn about the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools. This document can be used towards developing self awareness in every discipline. Developing self awareness is a key element on the journey towards reconciliation. This resource can be used from K to post secondary in a diverse manner. E.g group discussion and exploration towards self awareness, whole class investigations and supports project base learning etc.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Social Studies
History
Law
Keywords
Aboriginal
Indian Residential School
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/HiddenHistory/
Learning Standards
Learning more about Aboriginal history, specifically colonization and the impacts of Indian Residential Schools.
Duration
This resource is a life long journey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 14, 2015
0 recommendations  

Renting it Right - Preparing Students to Rent After Graduation

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Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resou…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Justice Education Society. Designed for first-time renters, the course covers both practical and legal topics to consider before deciding to rent. Students can complete activities such as creating a budget, thinking about their housing needs, preparing a list of references, writing a cover letter and pet resume, and ordering a credit report. The course is video-based, and sections can be viewed in any order. Students who complete the course and pass the final exam earn a certificate that can be presented to landlords when they apply for tenancy. By completing the course, students will be better equipped to find rental housing and succeed in their tenancies. Core skills, such as financial literacy, smart decision making, effective communication, and problem solving are a key focus of the material.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
Financial Literacy
Life Skills
Residential Tenancy Law
Communication
Budgeting
Housing
Contracts
URLs
http://www.rentingitright.ca/
Learning Standards
Online videos, activities, worksheets, and a final exam.
Duration
30 minutes- 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2016
1 recommendation  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   17 downloads

Stewards of the Water

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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6
7
8
9
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11
12
Adult
Submitted By
melissa johnson harris - 22 days ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
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Adult
Submitted By
melissa johnson harris - 22 days ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices through art and placed based learning. It was part of a district wide Water Stewardship immersive workshop in May of 2019.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
environmental sustainability
aboriginal education
outdoor education
art
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 24, 2019
2 recommendations   265 downloads

Taking a Stance on Site C

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses the Site C Dam review by the BC …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses the Site C Dam review by the BC Utilities Commission as a case study to: • find out more about megaprojects in BC • ask questions about where our power comes from and energy security in general • delve into the November 2018 BC Utilities Commission Report on the Site C Dam project • understand how the history and issues around the Site C dam relates to themes in Social Studies, and anticipate what the government is going to do next.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
BC Hydro
sustainability
energy security
economy
environment
resource development
megaprojects
traditional territories
Learning Standards
many
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2017
5 recommendations   1047 downloads

These were the reasons

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the DVD "These wer…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the DVD "These were the reasons” produced by Howie Smith which has been widely distributed at Workshops of the Labour History Project. The 10 chapters of the DVD explores the events and issues that shaped the labour movement in British Columbia throughout the 20th century. Additionally the film “explores the relationships of government and labour, and the role of unions in our society.” 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/ for further information and release date for the on-line version of the DVD.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
Labour History
Keywords
Unions
Industrial Workers of the World
Wobblies
Aboriginal People
coal mining
Relief camps
Equal pay
Charter of rights
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 and 11 curriculums. 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. For Social Studies 11 the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights are explored. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Relationships to the economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada are covered as well as descriptions of the roles of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada For Social Studies 11 aspects of the Politics and Government learning outcomes are covered in explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels as well as the impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Canadian Society. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the social Studies 10 IRP.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 16, 2015
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide uses video, photography, text, and interactive experiences to help educators, students, and advocates learn how food and climate systems interact and how personal choices can make a difference. Ideal for grades 6–12 and general audiences, for Social Studies themes, the guide offers activities for student research and resources for further investigation. The guide is also designed to support self-guided and independent study, and is a boon for advocates seeking hopeful strategies and creative responses. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate Systems
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Ecoliteracy
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-interactive-guide
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective explores the links between food systems and our changing climate with an emphasis on systems thinking. A systems approach helps to illuminate how seemingly disconnected phenomena are often dynamically linked and can be understood best when viewed in a larger context. This collection of essays contains an extensive bibliography that provides resources for further investigation. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecoliteracy
Food Systems
Environmental Education
Sustainabilty
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-systems-perspective
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations   1308 downloads

Understanding International Law – Classroom Resources

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
Study guide of classroom resources on internation…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
Study guide of classroom resources on international law for teachers and students. Written by Kaitlyn Pritchard, Susan Bazilli and Marilou McPhedran, this IWRP project has been funded by the Law Foundations of British Columbia and Ontario, in partnership with the B.C. Teacher’s Federation and the Ontario Justice Education Network, as well as the University of Victoria and the Centre for Global Studies.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
International law
United Nations
Women's Rights
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 2, 2014
0 recommendations  

Voting Rights for Women

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Voting Rights for Women - resources for a discuss…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Voting Rights for Women - resources for a discussion on pro and anti-suffrage beliefs.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
URLs
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/voting-rights-women-pro-and-anti-suffrage
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014

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