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Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 5 months ago
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With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 5 months ago
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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
Soil Science
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Maria Dawson - 10 months ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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Maria Dawson - 10 months ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
Worm Bin
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Environmental Education
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
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Master of Disaster

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BrittanyS - 2 years ago
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PreparedBC’s Master of Disaster learning resource…
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BrittanyS - 2 years ago
Description
PreparedBC’s Master of Disaster learning resources teach students the importance of knowing the risks, having a kit and having a plan as well as personal, household and neighbourhood preparedness. It is taught through three core modules, each with suggested learning outcomes, suggested activities and supporting interactive resources. Modules can be used in sequence or individually. Once all three modules are complete, students are officially a "Master of Disaster" and can receive their very own certificate of completion! All modules are customizable to suit the needs of each individual classroom. **If your classroom uses these resources, please provide feedback as outlined on the Master of Disaster website. Your students will be entered to win a draw for Master of Disaster prizes, including a starter emergency kit!**
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Science
Earth Science
Geography
Keywords
Disasters
Emergencies
Emergency
Planning
Hazards
URLs
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc/master-of-disaster
Learning Standards
Master of Disaster are PreparedBC's learning resources to support educators in teaching students about how to prepare for disasters in their region. Resources align with all competencies as outlined in BC's new curriculum including: Communication, Thinking, Personal Awareness and Responsibility, Social Responsibility and Creative Thinking.
Duration
30-50 minutes per lesson/practice
Language
English
Date Created
May 2, 2016