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Granny's Clan, A Tale of Wild Orcas

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Inspired Learning International - one month ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4…
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Inspired Learning International - one month ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4-8 but can be adapted for primary grades and covers many curricular competencies in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Art. The cognitive strategies suggested are engaging and motivating for learners with a variety of learning needs and can also be applied to most learning sequences across the curriculum. They also include practice with the core competencies. These will provide many entry points for learners to explore the life, environment and struggles of the orcas. Granny’s Clan is an engaging story about an orca family. Students will instantly connect too many similarities between their family and Granny’s.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Science
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
diversity of ecosystems
stewardship
life cycles
human encroachment
comprehension strategies
writing from a perspective
Learning Standards
English Language Arts and Writing gr. 3-8, First Peoples Learning Principles, all Core Competencies, Social Studies inquiry processes and skills, Science 4-7 All livings things sense respond to their environment,
Duration
3 hours or at teachers discretion
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2021
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Ocean Watch Education Kit Átl’?a7tsem - Txwnéwu7ts Howe Sound Edition

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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy to the classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Watch education kit includes 7 lessons for grades 7 & 8. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook and additional resources.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Science
Biology
Keywords
research
biodiversity
Indigenous Knowledge
URLs
https://ocean.org/our-work/education/ocean-watch-education-kit-howe-sound/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Sustainable Seafood Education Kit

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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy into classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Seafood education kit introduces 7 lessons per age group: elementary, middle years and secondary. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook, curriculum guide and unit plan.
Subject
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Keywords
food
sustainability
ocean
URLs
http://seafoodedkit.ocean.org/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Ocean Plastic Education Kit

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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
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Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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4
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 2 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy into classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Plastic education kit includes 7 lessons per age group: elementary, middle years and secondary. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook curriculum guide and unit plan.
Subject
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
URLs
http://plasticedkit.ocean.org/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Complimentary Lesson plans by teachers for teachers K-12 - ForedBC

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Bella Savchenko - 4 months ago
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BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provide…
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Bella Savchenko - 4 months ago
Description
BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provided their favourite lesson plans about our environment and its natural resources on topics from biodiversity, to endangered species, forest fires, climate change, water resources, energy, sustainable development, Indigenous natural resource management and more. Please see previously submitted lesson plans shared freely with educators, organized by age group, and downloaded by up to 35,000 a month. http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0 Our YouTube channel also features Indigenous and non-Indigenous natural resources experts, like First Nations LNG Alliance CEO Karen Ogen-Toews, sharing advice for youth about management of our natural resources, the importance of lifelong learning and listening to all voices on issues. https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Keywords
Environment
Economy
Natural Resources
URLs
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0
https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2020
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Aquatic Species at Risk Workshops

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Willow Beck - 6 months ago
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Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and …
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Willow Beck - 6 months ago
Description
Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and solutions-oriented conservation workshops that focus on four species at risk in the Salish Sea: Southern Resident Killer Whales, Steller Sea Lions, Basking Sharks, and Leatherback Sea Turtles. These are a series of three inquiry-based workshops, that can be delivered virtually (the educator live streams to a class) or in-person for Grades 4-12. Students brainstorm and implement impactful stewardship projects to engage their schools and communities in aquatic species conservation. Workshops are designed to encourage critical thinking, personal awareness, and social responsibility. For virtual delivery, students are engaged through interactive tools such as Kahoot.
Subject
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
stewardship
ocean
environmental
virtual workshop
leatherback sea turtle
plastic pollution
climate change
URLs
https://seasmartschool.com/speciesatrisk
Learning Standards
Students are empowered to make changes in their everyday lives to help reduce human-caused threats to species at risk and our oceans. Through their Youth Action Team projects, they are able to see how their actions have real-world impacts. Students learn to be aware of the personal choices they make in their daily lives, and how they can contribute to their communities and make the world a better place. This is all taught through the lens of ocean conservation, with a focus on four species at risk that live in the Salish Sea. Students learn how their actions can impact these animals. Creative/Critical Thinking - I can learn a lot about something new, consider different perspectives, generate and develop new ideas, and implement them in real life (students brainstorm and participate in group discussions about solutions to threats to species at risk) Communication - I can share and develop ideas with others, take on roles and responsibilities with a group, summarize key ideas and present what I have learned (achieved through Youth Action Team projects and presentations in Workshop 3) Personal & Social Responsibility - I can explain what my values are and how they affect the choices that I make, I can participate in classroom and group activities to improve the wellbeing of myself, my community, and the natural world (achieved through Youth Action Team projects that are implemented in the community to benefit the natural world)
Duration
60
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2020
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Rocks 'R' Resources

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Dan - 6 months ago
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A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit pa…
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Dan - 6 months ago
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A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit package focused on the rock cycle and how materials from the earth are used as resources to build homes, roads and other things in our communities. Includes a section on the importance of reclaiming land after mines are closed, and exercises for students to do inside (some requiring parent or teacher supervision) and outside the classroom (suitable for online education). This package was produced by the BC Stone Sand & Gravel Association (a registered non-profit) with thanks to a generous donation from Summit Materials that allowed us to build the package with assistance from the Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association. Many thanks also to the volunteer members who spent many hours reviewing and revising the materials to ensure they are ideally suited for use here in BC.
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Science
Earth Science
Keywords
Rock Cycle
Natural Resources
Geology
Transportation
Infrastructure
Construction
Learning Standards
Science 5 Big Ideas: Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.
Duration
7 to 8 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 23, 2020
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Fish (cod) labeling activity

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
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Students become detectives and create a case file…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file which presents everything you can learn about a cod when you dissect it. This is a cod body-part labeling activity. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video in the presentation for the full educational experience. This activity pairs well with our interactive cod dissection: Anatomy of a cod (an analysis activity about the health of a stock of cod) (linked in links).
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
sustainability
ocean education
ocean literacy
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=AnatomyofaCodEN&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_B59S0r4jkJXd
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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Responding to Outbreak Lab

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Lisa Cheng - 10 months ago
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The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Cu…
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Lisa Cheng - 10 months ago
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The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Curriculum for Grade 8 science. Sequentially, this lab would be part of the Grade 8 Biology unit, following lessons regarding microbes, the immune system, and vaccinations and antibiotics. Feel free to use any of the resources provided below for your online classroom.
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Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Keywords
epidemic
pandemic
cdc
epidemiology
disease
URLs
https://lessonsinthecloud.wordpress.com/2020/06/28/responding-to-outbreak-lab-bc-grade-8/
Learning Standards
Big Idea: How do humans and micro-organisms interact? Content: • Impact of epidemics and pandemics on human populations. • Vaccination can prevent the spread of infectious disease Curricular competencies: • Demonstrate an awareness of assumptions and bias in their own work • Identify possible sources of error and suggest improvement to their investigation methods. • Seek patterns and connections in data from their own investigations and secondary sources • Use scientific understandings to identify relationships and draw conclusions
Duration
1 week
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2020
1 recommendation   130 downloads

Les besoins essentiels à la survie

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Ianick Leroux - 10 months ago
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Visionnement, analyse et discussion d'une série d…
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Ianick Leroux - 10 months ago
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Visionnement, analyse et discussion d'une série de vidéo provenant de Faune et flore du pays.
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Science
Keywords
espèces
survie
observations
questionnement
communication
besoins
sélection
naturelle
Learning Standards
Compétences disciplinaires • Faire des observations dans le but de formuler ses propres questions sur la nature. • Communiquer des idées, des résultats et des solutions à des problèmes dans un langage scientifique et à l’aide de représentations ou de technologies numériques, selon les besoins. Contenu Les besoins essentiels à la survie • L’habitat : nourriture, eau, abri et espace; vivant et non-vivant. • Les besoins essentiels à la survie de différentes espèces.
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60 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 26, 2020
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Species at Risk Outreach Boxes

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Royal BC Museum - 10 months ago
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Most people don’t realize that British Columbia h…
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Royal BC Museum - 10 months ago
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Most people don’t realize that British Columbia has the richest biodiversity of any province or territory in Canada. Biodiversity can be measured in many ways, but the simplest way to measure it is by species richness—the number of species present. Within our species-rich territory, there are many species at risk, and in most cases, human activity is responsible for the decline of wildlife populations.
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Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
species at risk
natural science
biodiversity
habitat loss
wildlife
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/species-risk-mini-museums
Learning Standards
There are nine Species at Risk outreach kits. Each outreach kit focuses on one species at risk and includes a specimen, information about the species, its habitat and the risks it faces. The kits are a great catalyst for reading, research or an inquiry project.
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Getting Outside in the COVID-19 Era

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Donna Morgan - 11 months ago
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A brief list of suggested links and activities fo…
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Donna Morgan - 11 months ago
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A brief list of suggested links and activities for outdoor learning in the era of COVID-19. List of links compiled by the Metro Science Educators Network.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Keywords
place-based learning
environmental education
outdoor education
Learning Standards
This is a compilation of advice and resource links to get students outdoors despite/because of social distancing. Focus is on place-based learning.
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English
Date Created
Jun 8, 2020
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Digestive enzyme infographic project

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Wendy - one year ago
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This is a project where students will utilize wha…
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Wendy - one year ago
Description
This is a project where students will utilize what they have learned to research for different enzymes in the digestive system
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Science
Biology
Language
English
Date Created
May 12, 2020
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Water Displacement

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Wendy - one year ago
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This is a complete lesson plan about water displa…
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Wendy - one year ago
Description
This is a complete lesson plan about water displacement. Student will learn how to measure the volume of irregular objects using water displacement method.
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Science
Language
English
Date Created
May 10, 2020
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Eating disorder and bariatric surgey open discussion

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Wendy - one year ago
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This is an open discussion activity script that i…
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Wendy - one year ago
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This is an open discussion activity script that is especially designed for on-line teaching. It is a student lead discussion session where there are three student hosts to lead each section of the topic.
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Science
Biology
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English
Date Created
May 10, 2020
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Right whale food chain challenge, free, online learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
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Food chain challenge! Students are asked to imagi…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
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Food chain challenge! Students are asked to imagine what food they would eat if had to eat the same thing everyday. They are then challenged to create a food chain from source to table for that food and compare the food chain with that of a right whale. *This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels.* Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/grocery-shopping-for-whales?dev=true. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/evolving-ecosystems-module-guide. This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada.
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Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Right whales
food chains
diet
comparison
video
ocean literacy
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/grocery-shopping-for-whales?dev=true
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/evolving-ecosystems-module-guide
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 7, 2020
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Shark adaptation comic activity - free, distance learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
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Students are invited to develop a superhero comic…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
Description
Students are invited to develop a superhero comic for sharks which demonstrates their amazing adaptations. This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels. See the Ocean School media Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the 360° video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide About Ocean School This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School is inquiry-based, FREE, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Sharks
Comics
Aniaml adaptations
Video
Creative writing
Ocean literacy
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: English Language Arts: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy (Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing) - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences). Science: Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things (Applying and innovating: Transfer and apply learning to new situations). Arts Education: Engaging in the arts develops people’s ability to understand and express complex ideas. (Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 1, 2020
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Shark or Turtle informational game design - free, distance learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that wi…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - one year ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that will teach others about the perils faced by a white-tipped shark OR a green sea turtle.
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Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Ocean
conservation
habitats
Reproduction
Inquiry
marine education
climate change
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/where-do-babies-come-from?dev=true&intro
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://bit.ly/SharkTurtleBabies
Learning Standards
Comprehension - retrieving and recording information from the video to use in activity
Science - learning about green sea turtle and white tip shark habitats
Creativity- design a game
Logic- Creating rules for a game
Writing - creating game and reflection on the game
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2020
1 recommendation   108 downloads

Climate Change & Tipping Points: Cascading Events onto Hothouse Earth or Stabilized Earth

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Harold Gopaul - one year ago
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an…
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Harold Gopaul - one year ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an increase of 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 is our goal. By continuing to increase fossil fuel consumption and not advancing renewable energy our civilization would be a risk. Tipping points and cascading events become more likely.
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Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate change
Projecting Environmental Impacts
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change education for Sciences 8-12, Social Studies 8-11, Earth Science 11, Geography 12
Duration
2-4 Hours
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English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
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Remote learning: Climate and Connection Unit (Free!) (15 Action Packs)

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Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - one year ago
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Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Cha…
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Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - one year ago
Description
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Charity) Climate and Connection Unit with 15 Action Packs focused on Environmental and Social Justice, which any teacher can access for free when they sign up online. Where these come from our Student Leadership for Change suite of 40 Action Packs, teachers in your district already using them can update their account to access. Each Action Pack includes a fillable PDF students can work on and send back and can easily be distributed through platforms such as Microsoft Teams. Students explore their world views, connect global issues to a local context and take action appropriate for social distancing before tying it all together through critical reflection. Our curriculum embraces First People’s Principles of Learning and Teachers can see BC course connections and how each pack meets Core Competencies. The revisions attempt to reduce screen time and encourage experiential learning and social connection.
Subject
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
sustainability
environment
inquiry
ecology
transportation
energy
nature
URLs
https://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/climate_connection_unit
Learning Standards
BC Curriculum alignment, Core Competencies and First Nations Principles of Learning integrated
Duration
1 lesson to 4 weeks (adaptable)
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
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List of Awesomeness

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Sarah Moore - one year ago
Description
This is a list that I publish to our class One No…
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Sarah Moore - one year ago
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This is a list that I publish to our class One Note, curated for interesting links, special ideas, mental health & wellness, connection opportunities, check in games.
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
remotelearning
student communication
Daily Schedule
mental health
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17ufc3ttaRxfPefPgdXiCCzQUVabmG-IyWGSOtxm1E6w/edit?usp=sharing
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
1 recommendation  

Remote Learning Calendar

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Activity
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Sarah Moore - one year ago
Description
This is a calendar that was created to keep the g…
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Activity
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Sarah Moore - one year ago
Description
This is a calendar that was created to keep the grade 7 cohort on track, to share learning opportunities, and to help provide routine and regulation through this process.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
middleschool
continuityoflearning
parentcommunication
URLs
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CK2bGTsOBwHIpBhjxbq8bJg5OFf0us9GtWX5BLlbEHY/edit?usp=sharing
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
0 recommendations  

Bennett's Chemistry 12 Tutorials

Resource Type
Multimedia
Presentation
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Scott Bennett - one year ago
Description
This is a YouTube channel created by Scott Bennet…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Presentation
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Scott Bennett - one year ago
Description
This is a YouTube channel created by Scott Bennett (Chem 12 teacher in North Vancouver) and contains a chronological series of instructional videos that act as classroom lectures. Both theory and practical application is discussed, but no additional practice problems and/or assessments are provided; it is meant to supplement instruction and provide students with a resource for learning various Chem 12 topics.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
Acid-Base
Hydrolysis
Titration
Reduction-Oxidation
Electrochemistry
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAtp6F72yMDIB8ycwZ9FzymeQS4CaakCk
Learning Standards
Series of videos covering topics commonly taught in Chemistry 12 between Spring and the end of the school year, following curricular guidelines for BC. Videos begin at the start of acid-base and continue through hydrolysis, titration, redox (coming soon), and electrochemistry (coming soon).
Duration
Varied. Series of instructional videos ranging from 10 minutes to 60+ minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
2 recommendations   469 downloads

Template for Home Learning thinking of the Whole Child in the Primary Years

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Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
BCPTA - one year ago
Description
Please feel free to use this template when aiming…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
BCPTA - one year ago
Description
Please feel free to use this template when aiming to plan meaningful and balanced tasks for your students during this time of learning at home during the covid19 pandemic. Planning with your aboriginal support teacher is advised as well as collaborating with others to make the tasks authentic, meaningful and supportive at this challenging time.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
whole child
Learning Standards
You can use this template to plan meaningful activities for your primary classroom each week during the cover 19 pandemic when learning at home is replacing face to face instruction. Using the Circle of Courage as a template ensures focus on the whole child and gaining strengths in all areas during this stressful time.
Duration
1 hour per day
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 6, 2020
0 recommendations   122 downloads

Reading for Science

Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
mmacdonald - one year ago
Description
I made a tool (worksheet) to support using newspa…
Resource Type
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
mmacdonald - one year ago
Description
I made a tool (worksheet) to support using newspaper articles and wikipedia pages in the science classroom. It guides the skills of breaking information down to support comprehension using Reciprocal Teaching principles, particularly creating questions that can lead to inquiry within the science curriculum.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Science
Learning Standards
Reading news articles about science and using literacy skills to generate scientific questions.
Duration
30 minutes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 14, 2019
0 recommendations  

Student Leadership for Change (SLC)

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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4
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6
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8
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10
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12
Submitted By
Be The Change Earth Alliance - one year ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been …
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
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Submitted By
Be The Change Earth Alliance - one year ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been designed to empower youth through solution-oriented approaches to the environmental and social issues facing society today. SLC is comprised of five independent, interchangeable modules that focus on developing core values for an environmentally sustainable and socially just worldview. Each module includes a lesson plan, videos, and classroom activities, as well as eight student inquiry & project-based 'Action Packs' that explore sustainability topics, providing current research links, experiential community activities and hands-on actions to develop students’ core competencies in critical and creative thinking, communication, and personal and social responsibility. Sign up for open access lesson/unit plans at: http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Environmental Education
Conscious Consumption
Conservation
Justice
Health
Climate Change
Inquiry
Eco-Social
Integrated Learning
Place-Based
First Peoples' Principles of Learning
URLs
http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Learning Standards
SLC may be used in a variety of courses across many grades. To learn more, visit our curriculum correlations at http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/course_connections
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 11, 2019
0 recommendations   213 downloads

Stewards of the Water

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
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11
12
Adult
Submitted By
melissa johnson harris - one year ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
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Adult
Submitted By
melissa johnson harris - one year 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
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
environmental sustainability
aboriginal education
outdoor education
art
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 24, 2019
0 recommendations   1212 downloads

The Importance of Grizzly Bears in Our Environment

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 2 years ago
Description
When children learn about the individual nature o…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 2 years ago
Description
When children learn about the individual nature of animals such as grizzly bears, they learn to care about their fate and also recognize the fragility of our ecosystems and the role humans play within it. This unit of study highlights the importance of grizzlies to our environment, provides students with a better understanding of the role they play in the ecosystem, and how we as citizens can help to keep bears (and our communities) safe. The unit of study was designed to align with the BC curriculum, allowing for easy adoption by educators, and contains five 45 minute lessons, with accompanying teaching tools. An extension pack containing grizzly bear artefacts, trivia playing cards, and a size chart is available to borrow.
Subject
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
ecosystems
species
wildlife
natural resources
animal kingdom
URLs
https://grizzlybearfoundation.com/pages/teachers-corner
Learning Standards
Big Ideas • All living things sense and respond to their environment (Science, Grade 4) • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people and communities of Canada (Social Studies, Grade 4) Core Competencies • Communication • Thinking (creative/critical) • Personal Awareness and Responsibility • Social Responsibility
Duration
5 lessons of 45 minutes each
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 17, 2019
0 recommendations   181 downloads

Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies (cahier pédagogique)

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - 2 years ago
Description
Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des inf…
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - 2 years ago
Description
Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des informations, des jeux et des exercices prêts à être imprimés. Il est un excellent point de départ pour discuter comment notre comportement affecte l’environnement et nous fait apprécier des animaux canadiens peu connus. Il amène à découvrir les plantes et le climat des Prairies du Canada. Il permet de travailler le vocabulaire animalier et le plaisir de la rime. Ce cahier est conçu pour accompagner le livre "Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies" par Danielle S. Marcotte.
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
rime
poésie
animaux
biodiversité
préservation des espèces
famille
amis
entraide
animals
wildlife
poetry
story
Language
French
Date Created
Apr 11, 2019
0 recommendations   340 downloads

Energy Leaders

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Energy Leaders - 2 years ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers th…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
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Submitted By
Energy Leaders - 2 years ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers that provide engaging, bias balanced curriculum-connected lesson plans and classroom resources focused on energy solutions, conservation and safety.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
URLs
https://energyleaders.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 26, 2019
1 recommendation   3292 downloads

Childrens Coding Lesson Textbooks

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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K
1
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Submitted By
Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 2 years ago
Description
These books should be read linearly through the e…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 2 years 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
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Keywords
Python
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   242 downloads

Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 4: Living with Dogs in Our Community

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how to und…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how to understand what a dog is saying with his whole body. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how we live with them in our community today. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
First Nations
Science
Keywords
First Nations
aboriginal
indigenous
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
1 recommendation   256 downloads

Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Activity
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K
1
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Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how dogs can be our friends and family. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
Keywords
indigenous
reservations
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
0 recommendations  

Queer Scientists

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
This BCTF downloadable poster series comes with i…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
This BCTF downloadable poster series comes with ideas for lessons to talk to students about the achievements and discoveries of queer scientists.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
scientist
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Queer%20Scientists%202018%20full%20set.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   246 downloads

La lumière et le son Grade 1

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
French Teacher - 2 years ago
Description
Une unite complete sur la lumiere et le son pour …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
French Teacher - 2 years ago
Description
Une unite complete sur la lumiere et le son pour les enfants de Grade 1 avec un livret d'activites et une presentation interactive pour SmartBoard. Vous devez telecharger gratuitement pour une duree de 30 jours ActivInspire https://support.prometheanworld.com/download/activinspire.html Vous devez avoir un SmartBoard en salle de classe .
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Science
Keywords
lumiere son elementaire grade 1
lumiere et son pour enfants
comment enseigner la lumiere et le son a l'ecole?
Learning Standards
Demonstrate curiosity and a sense of wonder about the world Make and record observations Compare observations with predictions through discussion Compare observations with those of others Transfer and apply learning to new situations - Communicate observations and ideas using oral or written language, drawing, or role-play - Light and sound can be produced and their properties can be changed. - Properties of light and sound depend on their source and the objects with which they interact. - Brightness, colour, objects are made visible by radiating their own light or being illuminated by reflected light, interactions of light with different objects create images and shadows, -Pitch, tone, volume, ways of making, recording, and transmitting sound...
Duration
A whole semester
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
1 recommendation   184 downloads

Math/Science Resource

Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android pl…
Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android platforms.
Subject
Mathematics
Science
Research
Technology
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation   206 downloads

Chemistry Resource Review

Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Dorian K - 2 years ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos …
Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Dorian K - 2 years ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos and Chemistry for the Community 6th Edition Textbook Produced by the American Chemical Society.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
ChemCom
Duration
Varies depending on resource [~10 minutes per video, Textbook can vary depending on use]
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Outdoor 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
2 recommendations  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
During the activity, students pick up a natural o…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
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8
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Outdoor Education
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 printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
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7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Outdoor 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  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
4
5
6
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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  

Forest Food Webs by HCTF Education

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
Students use forest stores from their ecoprovince…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Outdoor Education
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  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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/ - 2 years 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
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
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 2 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curric…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 2 years 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

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
Students will learn about the consequences of tem…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years 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

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
This video and teacher guide helps students learn…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years 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  

Exercise & Heart Rate Inquiry Video

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
This video and teacher's guide frames "inquiry" f…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
SFU Faculty of Science - 2 years ago
Description
This video and teacher's guide frames "inquiry" for students of many ages and abilities. It 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. This video introduces the basic concepts of kinesiology and how heart rate is affected by movement and exercise.
Subject
Health and PE
Science
Biology
Keywords
kinesiology
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O73gqY-Ut0U
http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/science/Seasonal%20Science/Teacher%20Guide%20to%20Kinesiology%20video%20(3).pdf
Learning Standards
This inquiry-based lesson plan provides students with opportunities to ask questions, identify their beliefs and opinions, consider a range of views, work collaboratively, and ultimately make informed conclusions that lead to responsible choices for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018

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