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Salmon Run Field Day

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Alison and Laurie - 4 years ago
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A day trip incorporating First People’s Tradition…
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Alison and Laurie - 4 years ago
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A day trip incorporating First People’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) with Ecology in an authentic place-based learning experience for students.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Biology
Keywords
Salmon
Field Work
Indigenous
Ecology
West Coast
First Nations
Learning Standards
- Make observations aimed at identifying their own questions about the natural world - Identify a question to answer or a problem to solve through scientific inquiry - Experience and interpret the local environment - Apply First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local knowledge as sources of information - Contribute to care for self, others, community, and world through personal or collaborative approaches - Express and reflect on a variety of experiences and perspectives of place
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Full Day
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English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2016
First Peoples Principles of Ecology Day @ Porpoise Bay Park Station Info/Descriptions Pre-Trip Movie (shown in prior class): Natures Great Events: The Great Salmon Run (on Netflix if you want to preview) Start of Day: 1) Traditional welcome and acknowledgement of traditional (9:30-10:00
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The Importance of Grizzly Bears in Our Environment

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Grizzly Bear Foundation - one year ago
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When children learn about the individual nature o…
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Grizzly Bear Foundation - one year ago
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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.
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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
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5 lessons of 45 minutes each
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English
Date Created
Apr 17, 2019
For themselves alone Clearly, grizzlies have value to people in a number of different ways. However, the greatest value of a grizzly’s life is simply the pleasure of that life to him/herself alone, just as our lives have value to us every day. Additional Information for Teachers: Relationships
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Fishermen’s Strike of 1900: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 7

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Labour History Project - 6 years ago
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Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fish…
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Labour History Project - 6 years ago
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Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fishermen’s Strike of 1900" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the tensions between the Cannery owners and the newly formed B.C. Fishermen’s Union the late 19th-early 20th century. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges of Frank Rogers efforts to organize and protect the rights of fishermen in the face of cannery owners opposition. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Fishers
Japanese Canadians
Aboriginal Peoples
Frank Rogers
Fraser River Canners’ Association
B.C. Fishermens’ Union
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
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Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
to run for public office in British Columbia, MacLain, and under Rogers’s guidance, it organized the first May Day celebrations in Vancouver. Rogers also played a significant part in the city’s labour movement. He was a longshoreman and never worked in the fishing industry, but his most notable
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The Learning Circle - Guide for teachers of children ages 8 to 11

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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Elementary-level learning exercises on First Nati…
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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Earth Science
Social Studies
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traditional dwellings
reserves
elders
environment
First Nations
First Nations Heroes
Learning Standards
Elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations.
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English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2016
water on the rocks periodically to produce a cleansing, relaxing heat and steam. The effect was similar to a modern-day sauna or steam bath. In many First Nations communities, the sweat lodge was an integral part of numerous sacred ceremonies. wAT E R : I T S M A N y u S E S unit 3 w
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Aquatic Species at Risk Workshops

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Willow Beck - 2 months ago
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Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and …
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Willow Beck - 2 months ago
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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.
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Health and PE
Outdoor Education
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)
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English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2020
real-life impacts for  reducing threats to the four species at risk that we focus on. These projects can be as  simple as creating posters that raise awareness or they can be more complex where they  organize an event such as a litterless lunch day for their class or school. These projects will  help
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Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
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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.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
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indigenous
reservations
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https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
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speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
The word courageous means very brave. Companion means someone who takes care of us and spends time with us—like a family member or a friend. The Courageous Companions program is run by Captain George Leonard. He works every day with dogs. He trains them to be good helpers for different people. He
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Engaging Students in Sustainable Action Projects, Facilitator's Guide

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Kim Fulton - 5 years ago
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This resource explains how to ethically involve c…
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Kim Fulton - 5 years ago
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This resource explains how to ethically involve classes in sustainable action projects.
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Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
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action projects
place based learning
sustainability
inquiry learning
cross curricular
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English
Date Created
Feb 27, 2015
 Field  Analysis  –  Barriers  and  Supporters  ...................................................  50   Step  9:  Teach/Learn  Skills  ........................................................................................................  51   Activity  9A:  Consensus
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. 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.
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Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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Indigenous
Aboriginal
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
teach us important ideas. The medicine wheel for this unit is used to help students remember how people and dogs can live well together. Each section of the medicine wheel represents a different direction: • In the east, the sun rises each day. • In the south, it is warmer. • In the west
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Claire et son grand-père (bilingue)

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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Ressource bilingue pour les enseignants. Pour les…
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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Ressource bilingue pour les enseignants. Pour les jeunes de 7 à 12 ans, mais adaptable.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
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AANC
Affaires autochtones et du Nord
Bilingue
Claire et son grand-père
Gouvernement du Canada
Learning Standards
Les élèves pourraient être appelés à : - décrire la façon dont les Autochtones ont participé à l'évolution du Canada (par exemple, aux chapitres de l'alimentation, du transport, de l'exploration, des arts et de la technologie); - reconnaître les contributions que les Autochtones ont apportées aux établissements de colonisation; - décrire diverses plantes utilisées dans la préparation de mets (par exemple, les légumes, les fruits, les épices et les fines herbes); - connaître des noms de lieux autochtones. En plus de lire le récit, les enfants peuvent s'amuser à colorier les illustrations qui égaient la publication. En outre, Claire et son grand-père sert de point de départ à d'autres activités connexes que les enseignants peuvent intégrer au programme pédagogique actuel. Il y a certes plusieurs façons de présenter ce sujet aux élèves afin de le rendre intéressant. Voici quelques activités que l'on suggère.
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French
Date Created
Dec 30, 2016
a ) will provide a good start . The results can be presented t h rough written work, class presentations, posters or role-playing. O rganize – Plan an activity for June 21, National Aboriginal Day, or organize an Aboriginal awareness week in your school. (www.aandc.gc.ca) Field Trip – Plan a trip

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