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1 recommendation   34 downloads

Mars Lander Design Challenge

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Katarina Smith - 2 months ago
Description
Engineering is a broad field that presents many o…
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Katarina Smith - 2 months ago
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Engineering is a broad field that presents many opportunities for creative problem solving and hands-on learning. The engineering design cycle is a framework for thinking that can be broadly applied across all subjects and connects well to the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum. In this activity, students act as engineers and participate in a hands-on STEM lesson related to space science, while utilizing the engineering design cycle. Students will build a “Mars Lander” and test our their designs!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Earth Science
Physics
Keywords
Design
Engineering
Space
Mars
Learning Standards
- Understand the basic structure of the Engineering Design Cycle and how it relates to the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum - Use Inquiry-based learning to solve a design problem - Understand how to build a narrative around STEM activities - Explore an activity that relates to space exploration
Duration
60 - 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Fun Science Experiments

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Science Made Fun - 4 months ago
Description
Simple and fun experiments for primary school cla…
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Science Made Fun - 4 months ago
Description
Simple and fun experiments for primary school classes with instructions, materials list and explanation of the science involved in the experiment
Subject
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Physics
URLs
http://www.sciencemadefunbc.net/experiments.cfm
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 8, 2019
0 recommendations   87 downloads

Stewards of the Water

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melissa johnson harris - 5 months ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
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melissa johnson harris - 5 months 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
1 recommendation   900 downloads

Childrens Coding Lesson Textbooks

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Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 8 months ago
Description
These books should be read linearly through the e…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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K
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Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 8 months ago
Description
These books should be read linearly through the entire preface and game guide. There is an included reference section at the end of each book that details major components or theoretical concepts that are introduced. Additionally, there are challenge questions at the back for further learning.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Technical Education
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Keywords
Python
coding
video games
adst
c#
Learning Standards
These textbooks will introduce participants to coding in Python and C# and how it can be used as an ADST activity for students to build their own video games.
Duration
17 weeks of 60 minute classes per textbook
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 25, 2019
0 recommendations   553 downloads

Indigenous Workers in the Early History of British Columbia

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
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Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities of " Indigenous Workers in the …
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities of " Indigenous Workers in the Early History of British Columbia” provide a comprehensive investigation into what is recalled of the role of Indigenous Peoples in the early economy of British Columbia and concludes with activities to re-examine those perceptions and to reassess how historical events are chronicled in the narrative of our past. 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
History
Labour History
Keywords
historiography
Economics
Resource Industry
curriculum competencies
inquiry
significance
evidence
continuity and change
stereotypes
First Nations
ethical judgment
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/POH/timelineENG.pdf
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group. (significance) Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence. (evidence) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places. (continuity and change) Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs. (perspective) Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources. (ethical judgment) Make reasoned ethical judgments about actions in the past and present, and determine appropriate ways to remember and respond. (ethical judgment)
Duration
1-6 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 21, 2019
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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Other
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CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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Other
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CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teachers in becoming climate change heroes by inspiring students to understand and take actions on climate change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=27811&libID=27801
Duration
Variety of lessons ranging in duration.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
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Buck Suzuki: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 3

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck Suzuki” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the life Buck Suzuki who championed the rights of Japanese Canadian Fishermen and who was also an early advocate for the environmental protection of Salmon resources and habitat. The vignette is set within the context of the Internment of the Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Environment
Fishing
Cannery
Internment
Racism
Prejudice
United Fishermen’s Union
Second World War
British Columbia
social justice
Law 12
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
To be able to describe the consequences of social injustice based on race and ethnicity. (cause and consequence) To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. (significance) To understand how Japanese internment impacted lives during and after the Second World War. (continuity and change) To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agent for change in such matters as environmental policy. (significance)
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
0 recommendations   602 downloads

Home Front, Work Front: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 4

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Lesson Plan
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10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Home…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
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Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Home Front, Work Front” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the working life of at the Burrard Dry Dock during the Second World War, when women entered the workforce in unheard of numbers. Additional lesson material deals with photographic and poster material related to women’s roles in the war effort. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
shipbuilding
photograph analysis
Rosie the Riveter
Labour History
British Columbia
evidence
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places (continuity and change)
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 31, 2018
1 recommendation   526 downloads

By Women, For Women : A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 7

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Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By W…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By Women, For Women” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In the 1970s, more women entered into the workforce and sought ways to become organized. One union that formed in British Columbia—the Service, Office, and Retail Workers' Union of Canada—is the subject of this film. Students gain an appreciation of women’s issues in the workplace in the 1970s—and learn more about an attempt to organize a union in the banks by the independent union SORWUC--through a simulation of a union organizing drive. 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
Union
Strike
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places (continuity and change) Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence)
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
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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
1 recommendation  

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

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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
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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  

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

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

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

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

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

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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Other
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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
1 recommendation  

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

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Lesson Plan
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Adult
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
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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  

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

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
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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
2 recommendations  

The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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Classroom printables
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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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
1 recommendation  

Exploring a Forest by HCTF Education

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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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
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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  

Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince to examine and define the elements of food chains and food webs including abiotic and biotic interactions. Students as ‘food chain roles’ participate in an string webbing activity that demonstrates how roles are inter-connected and the resilience of food webs to adapt to stresses.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Place-based Edcuation
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestFoodWebs_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Learning Standards
The students will be able to: classify forest components into different ecological food web roles; and construct and describe food webs, including non-living aspects of a forest ecosystem.
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in their backyard (schoolyard) by selecting and mapping out areas they expect to be high in biodiversity in part one. Part two uses a larger area to make observations about the area by using “biodiversity clues.”
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Food Webs
Species Diversity
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BiodiversityDetective_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education Initiative Inspiration Handbook

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enablin…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
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  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
0 recommendations  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Secondary Environmental Science

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

Starry Lights - Inquiry Video

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Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - one year ago
Description
This video and teacher guide helps students learn…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - one year ago
Description
This video and teacher guide helps students learn physics by exploring the different spectra created by the sun, a fluorescent lightbulb and an incandescent lightbulb.
Subject
Science
Physics
Keywords
light spectra
sun spectra
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfZHk24ru6U
http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/science/Seasonal%20Science/Teacher%20Guide%20to%20Starry%20Lights%20Video%20(1).pdf
Learning Standards
This 'inquiry" based video is designed to be shared in small “bite-size” portions that offer time for student reflection and application of the ideas presented. The information is organized to align the structure of the re-designed curriculum (which follows the Scientific Method) with the viewing process suggested by the video.
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   317 downloads

What Makes Things Move?

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will explore the following essential que…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will explore the following essential questions to guide their learning in this unit: How can you make objects move? How does shape and size of an object affect the object’s movements? How does the material the object is made of affect the object’s movements?
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Mathematics
Science
Physics
Keywords
Motion
Learning Standards
K Science Big Idea: The motion of objects depends on their properties. K Mathematics Big Idea: Objects have attributes that can be described, measured, and compared.
Duration
A series of 9 instructional activities to support inquiry-based learning in Kindergarten Science.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
2 recommendations  

Digitized Okanagan History: Photographs, Documents, all online

Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Allison Jones - one year ago
Description
The Digitized Okanagan History project provides o…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
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
6 recommendations   476 downloads

Teaching critical digital literacy to combat fake news

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Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students with critical digital literacies so that they can verify information online.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
critical thinking
Learning Standards
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information (BC Digital Literacy Framework).
Duration
This is a set of lessons, each taking around 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
May 11, 2018
2 recommendations   496 downloads

The Professionals

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The Professionals” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. A short profile on Ethel Johns, an important figure in the history of nursing in British Columbia. Lesson materials examine the changing role of women in the nursing workforce from 1900-1960 . An extension activity also examines the Nurses Strike of 1989. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Ethel Johns
gender equity
strike
union
BCNU
Victorian
First World War
Second World War
Interwar years
1960's
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
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 “Social studies inquiry processes and skills”. Aspects of historical significance, continuity and change, evidence and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the changing roles of women in British Columbian society as they work towards improving working conditions and recognition in the nursing profession.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
1 recommendation   413 downloads

Age of Steamers

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 …
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   238 downloads

Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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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 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   754 downloads

Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Biology
Wetland
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
Duration
15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
2 recommendations   355 downloads

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

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

Environmental Science 11: Diversity and Ecosystem Relationships Lesson and Project

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

Fake News And Critical Digital Literacy

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Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
In this age of “post-truth”, how can we provide o…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
In this age of “post-truth”, how can we provide our students with a more critical lens to navigate the digital world and find legitimate information? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin discusses the mechanisms and motivations behind fake news and shares online tools and strategies to help students distinguish fake from the real, and lies from the truth.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Keywords
fake news
digital literacy
critical thinking
information literacy
CUEBC
BCTLA
superconference
URLs
https://www.academia.edu/34935283/Fake_news_and_critical_literacy_in_the_digital_age
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
1 recommendation  

Bringing Back The Literacy In Digital Literacy

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Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-based approach to learning, the need to develop diverse digital literacies becomes even more crucial. But how can we keep up when new apps and programs keep popping up? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin talks about getting past an app-centred paradigm and to go back to what is at the core of digital literacy so that we can teach our students to be truly literate in the 21st century.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
English Language Arts
Keywords
digital literacy
information literacy
computers
internet
CUEBC
BCTLA
technology
superconference
URLs
https://www.academia.edu/34936387/Bringing_back_the_literacy_in_digital_literacy
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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Google: More Than "Feeling Lucky"

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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
Ever wonder why Google returns the results that i…
Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
Ever wonder why Google returns the results that it does? Ever feel frustrated in the types of results that you get back? In this Prezi presentation, Darren Yung will demonstrate effective Google search techniques, and some features about which you may not be aware.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Keywords
Internet
search engines
CUEBC
digital literacy
superconference
URLs
https://prezi.com/-fxqc3gyfw2c/google-more-than-im-feeling-lucky/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
0 recommendations  

Conservation in Action: Amphibians at Risk

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Chloe W-S - 2 years 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 - 2 years 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
0 recommendations  

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 - 2 years 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 - 2 years 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
2 recommendations   295 downloads

Taking a Stance on Site C

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 2 years 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 - 2 years 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
1 recommendation   85 downloads

Le pendule- Science 10

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Cédric - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon vise à explorer l'énergie potentielle…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Cédric - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon vise à explorer l'énergie potentielle et cinétique de manière pratique et théorique à l'aide d'un pendule.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Physics
Keywords
énergie potentielle
énergie cynétique
Learning Standards
Énergie potentielle et cynétique.
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 6, 2017
1 recommendation   116 downloads

Sable et eau

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Emilie Boulay - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon correspond à la première étape de l'u…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Emilie Boulay - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon correspond à la première étape de l'unité abordant l'énergie potentielle et cinétique. Nous aborderons ces sujets à travers le cas de l'hydro-électricité. Cette leçon consiste à introduire les élèves aux concepts d'énergie potentielle et cinétique et de présenter le concept de barrage. Pour ce faire, nous ferons une sortie à la plage où les élèves pourront se mettre les mains à la pâte afin de comprendre les applications de l'énergie potentielle et cinétique. Le milieu permettra aux élèves de rencontrer avec tous leurs sens les sujets que nous allons aborder.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Physics
Keywords
Physique
Énergie potentielle et cinétique
Science
Français
Outdoor education
Plage
ELL
Duration
90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 5, 2017
0 recommendations   2947 downloads

Makerspace in the classroom

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Dereck Dirom - 2 years ago
Description
Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conferenc…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Dereck Dirom - 2 years ago
Description
Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conference 2017 - Makerspace in the classroom workshop. Provides a big picture perspective of how MakerED connects to the new curriculum and ADST. Participants in this workshop will learn how the MakerEd movement with a STEAM focus is an effective way to integrate the Applied Design, Skills and Technology (ADST) curriculum into their classroom or school. We will explore the various buzzwords, resources, tools, technologies and potential assessment strategies found in classroom based makerspaces. Participants will have a hands on opportunity to explore littleBits (http://littlebits.cc/), Makey Makey (https://makeymakey.com/) and Micro:Bit tech (http://microbit.org/) and discuss strategies on how to connect ADST to a language arts/aboriginal unit.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Superconference
littlebits
STEAM
STEM
ADST
Duration
Unit plan with many lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations   383 downloads

The Math and Science of Fast Food

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
James Gill - 2 years ago
Description
This is a presentation that is targeted towards m…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
James Gill - 2 years ago
Description
This is a presentation that is targeted towards middle school students. It is intended to be a 5-7 day inquiry that teaches students about math and science using online fast food nutrition calculators.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Keywords
superconference
Mathematics
Science
Nutrition
Learning Standards
Supports inquiry for the study of health sciences and math
Duration
75 Minute Presentation
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations   242 downloads

Library Supported Inquiry, Superconference 2017

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Library Supported Inquiry - 2 years ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Library Supported Inquiry - 2 years ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh Huseiff and Maureen McDonough. All available at www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com, it is a complete program for undertaking inquiry projects.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Technology
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
URLs
www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com
Duration
1 week to 1 semester!
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations   621 downloads

DIY Electrophoresis

Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Friderike Moon - 2 years ago
Description
The materials explain how to set up an electropho…
Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Friderike Moon - 2 years ago
Description
The materials explain how to set up an electrophoresis experiment using simple materials which can easily be purchased in any community across the province. Gel electrophoresis is as a very common analytical tool used in laboratories around the world and students will learn about technology and experiments conducted in a genetics lab. The goal is to make scientific method and process more tangible.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Keywords
superconference
DNA
Molecules
Lab
URLs
https://www.scienceworld.ca/resources
Duration
90-120 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations  

Superconference: Building Kids by Building Robots

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Jason Brett - 2 years ago
Description
Slides from Jason Brett's 2017 Superconference pr…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Jason Brett - 2 years ago
Description
Slides from Jason Brett's 2017 Superconference presentation "Building Kids by Building Robots"
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Technical Education
Technology
Science
Physics
Keywords
superconference
FIRST
VEX
Lego
URLs
http://pyrs.ca/
https://firstroboticsbc.org/
Learning Standards
Not intended for classroom use, these are the slides from the presentation "Building Kids by Building Robots" discussing involvement in a variety of educational robotics programs including FIRST Lego League, VEX Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge, Skills Canada and FIRST Robotics Competition.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
3 recommendations   283 downloads

Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

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

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