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The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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Activity
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Classroom printables
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K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months 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
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Forest
Earth
Ecosystem
Ecology
Recycling
Decomposers
URLs
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_DetectiveSheet_CopyPage.pdf
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_GuidedImagery_CopyPage.pdf
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_Lesson.pdf
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
https://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
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ABCs of Reading Workshop notes

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
6
Submitted By
Gail Bailey - one year ago
Description
A workshop handout for a presentation consisting …
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
6
Submitted By
Gail Bailey - one year ago
Description
A workshop handout for a presentation consisting of a collection of teacher-tested strategies and suggestions for helping student build strong reading foundations.
Subject
Research
Learning
Keywords
superconference
reading
remediation
reading strategies
Learning Standards
Comprehend and Connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2017
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American Educator

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The official publication of the American Federati…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The official publication of the American Federation of Teachers features selected full text articles from current and past issues.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.aft.org/our-news/periodicals/american-educator
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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The Application of Selected Quality School Attributes to Improve Student Achievement and Interest

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Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
P. Aquino - 4 years ago
Description
Research project completed in partial fulfillment…
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Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
P. Aquino - 4 years ago
Description
Research project completed in partial fulfillment of Master's in Education. Explores the application of some of Glasser's Quality School Attributes and the effect on student achievement and interest.
Subject
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Keywords
Research
William Glasser
Quality Schools
Student achievement
Project-based learning
Learning Standards
N/A
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 23, 2014
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ASCD Express

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
ASCD Express is a free email delivered every two …
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
ASCD Express is a free email delivered every two weeks that is filled with articles, tips, and an online video focusing on topics such as classroom management, differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and instructional leadership that are essential to successful education practice.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/home.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
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ASCD SmartBrief

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
ASCD SmartBrief is a free daily email news servic…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
ASCD SmartBrief is a free daily email news service that provides summaries and links to major education stories and issues. Registration required.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.ascd.org/ProfileRegistration.aspx?signup=smartbrief
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
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BCATML Ministry of Education - Workshop Presentation

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

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pre-K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
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Activity
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pre-K
K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months 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
Leadership
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Earth
Ecosystems
Ecology
Biodiversity
Food Webs
Species Diversity
URLs
https://hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BiodiversityDetective_Lesson.pdf
https://hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Brock Education is a peer-reviewed open-access Ca…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Brock Education is a peer-reviewed open-access Canadian journal that publishes two issues a year. The main purpose of the journal is to foster inquiry (in schools, post-secondary institutions and beyond) and promote a deeper understanding of the experiences of educators and learners.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://journals.library.brocku.ca/brocked/index.php/home/issue/archive
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2015
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Canadian Journal For Teacher Research

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research is an o…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research is an online, peer-reviewed journal featuring research undertaken by teachers. The journal is supported by the ATA and the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. Teachers are encouraged to submit articles for possible publication.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.teacherresearch.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
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The Canadian Journal of Action Research (CJAR)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Action Research is a free…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Action Research is a freely accessible, full-text, peer-reviewed electronic journal intended for elementary, secondary, and university teachers who are concerned with exploring the unity between educational research and practice.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/index
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
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Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
CJEAP is a scholarly, peer-reviewed electronic jo…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
CJEAP is a scholarly, peer-reviewed electronic journal with a Canadian focus from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education. It raises important questions and promotes debate on problems of educational practice and policy.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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Canadian Journal of Education (CJE)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
This leading, bilingual Canadian educational jour…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
This leading, bilingual Canadian educational journal offers full text access to current and past issues. It publishes scholarly articles, review essays, discussions, book reviews, and research notes broadly but not exclusively related to Canadian education and written to be of interest to a wide, well-read general readership.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://cje-rce.ca/
Language
English
French
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology i…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics include: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology, instructional design theory and application, online learning, computer applications in education, simulations and gaming, and other aspects of the use of technology in the learning process.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/issue/current
Language
English
French
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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CASJ - 3 months ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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CASJ - 3 months ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teachers in becoming climate change heroes by inspiring students to understand and take actions on climate change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
Keywords
climate change
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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Climate Change: Passing Gas

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experientia…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experiential learning activity, acting out the accumulation of gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Through this and related activities, the lesson reinforces understanding of the impact of human behaviour on climate change. This is an updated lesson from the BCTF/CIDA Global Classroom Initiatives.
Subject
Environmental Science
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
climate change
global warming
environment
greenhouse gases
earth
atmosphere
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2016
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CLIMATE CHANGE: Physical Science, Natural Variability & Anthropogenic Impacts & Mitigating Global Warming - 2019 Revision

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with graphs, photos and …
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with graphs, photos and cites the work of hundreds of scientists and organizations such as the IPCC, NASA, Environment Canada, Royal Society of Canada, and Natural Resources Canada, to name a few. My resource is an update on the science of climate change, extreme weather and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with frequent reference to Canada and in particular British Columbia. Global impacts, mitigation and adaptation are explained throughout the text. My four years of research cites reputable journals, national and international organizations and the media. Research covers climate change from the Arctic to the Antarctic, projection of climate change, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, El Nino/La Nina, extreme weather, renewables, the oil sands and transport of bitumen, and Canada's contribution at the UN COP meetings. This book is meant as my gift to our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded September 2018.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Research
Curriculum
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Law
Revised Curriculum
Environmental Science
Keywords
projecting climate change
natural variabilty
BC climate initiatives
Kyoto to Paris
Oil pipelines
Global warming
ocean circulation
Deniers of climate change
renewables
hydrogen and electric cars
extreme weather
pollution
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change with curriculum concepts in the Sciences and Social Studies.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2016
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Conservation in Action: Amphibians at Risk

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

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
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12
Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
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12
Submitted By
Chloe W-S - one year ago
Description
This curriculum resource was produced by and for teachers in partnership with the Wilderness Committee, wildlife biologists and curriculum specialists. It’s intended to give students Grades 8 to 12 the opportunity to learn about species at risk in British Columbia in their local environment, understand the threats and identify what they can do to help. Module 1 is an introduction to species at risk while Module 2 specifically focuses on amphibians. Each module uses a project-based learning approach where students will be introduced to the topic, then develop field investigative skills and participate in citizen science. Our resource contains links to valuable multimedia resources as well as ideas to help students connect with species at risk in their community.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
biodiversity
endangered species
habitat
URLs
http://bcspeciesatrisked.org/educators/downloadmodule1
Learning Standards
Visit BCSpeciesAtRiskEd.org/educators/links for a comprehensive list of the learning standards that Conservation in Action covers.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2017
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Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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Activity
Journal Article
Report/Study
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - 4 months ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files th…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Report/Study
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - 4 months ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files that can be used in a variety of ways to improve a group’s ability to understand each other, resolve differences and make good decisions. It was developed to support a seminar series conducted by the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU. The tool kit could be useful for staff meetings, school-based team meetings or union executive meetings for example.  It can also help individuals to deepen their understanding of the complexities of communication and improve their ability to be constructive participants in any type of discussion - whether as part of a group or more generally in their interpersonal relations.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
dialogue
decision-making
collaborative problem-solving
teacher pro-d
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2018
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Core Competency Posters

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Classroom printables
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pre-K
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Submitted By
BCTF - one year ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and num…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
BCTF - one year ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. Through provincial consultation, three core competencies were identified. Posters created by the BC Ministry of Education.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Health and PE
Languages
Mathematics
Research
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Communication
Thinking
Personal & Social Responsibility
Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
Personal Awareness & Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Ministry of Education
URLs
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies
Learning Standards
Core Competencies are embedded in all revised K-12 curricular areas.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
May 16, 2017
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Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Based at Teachers College, Columbia University, t…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Based at Teachers College, Columbia University, this international online journal provides an interactive medium for debate and discussion of educational policies and comparative studies, and "extraordinary transformations in world politics, economic markets and the social milieu as they affect education." Students, practitioners and academic scholars contribute to the debate formally through articles and informally through the CICE Running Debate.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/cice/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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"Decomposition Mission" by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instrctors

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months 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
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Ecology
Ecosystem
Forest
URLs
http://beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Decomposition-Mission.pdf
http://beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/decomposition-mission/
Learning Standards
Students will: - Explore, observe, and compare samples of decomposing materials and use reasoning to determine the level of decomposition among them - Search for and classify decomposers (or evidence of them) as fungi, bacteria or invertebrates - Investigate and discuss decomposition as the process of breaking down dead organisms and their waste materials into smaller and simpler forms of matter - Create a model diagram for the process of decomposition - Discuss the role decomposers play in making matter available to living plants
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
9
10
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 7 months 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
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Research
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Resilient Community
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
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Education Canada

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Education Canada, Canadian Education Association'…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Education Canada, Canadian Education Association's (CEA) flagship magazine, is published five times a year. Its editorial stance stimulates thought and provides a forum for ideas and perspectives on current educational issues.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.edcan.ca/magazine/summer-2018/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015

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