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  • the rate of water flow discover simple home water saving technologies and hypothesize about the impacts these technologies have on the environment Expectations Matter and Energy Grade 3 Forces Causing Movement There are several types of forces that cause movement Forces cause objects to speed up slow down or change direction through direct contact or through direct contact or through interaction at a distance Forces in nature such as high winds or water can have a significant impact on humans and the environment and need to be regarded with respect access the impact of various forces on society and the environment investigate devices that use forces to create controlled movement demonstrate an understanding of how forces cause movement and changes in movement Earth and Space Systems Grade 5 Conservation of Energy and Resources Energy sources are either renewable or non renewable Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but it can be transformed Choices about using energy and resources have both immediate and long term impacts Conservation reducing our use of energy and resources is one way of reducing the impacts of using energy and resources analyse the immediate and long term effects of energy and resources use on society

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/8 (2014-05-04)
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  • happens when you shower for three minutes instead or if you use a low flow shower head Expectations Matter and Energy Grade 3 Forces Causing Movement There are several types of forces that cause movement Forces cause objects to speed up slow down or change direction through direct contact or through direct contact or through interaction at a distance Forces in nature such as high winds or water can have a significant impact on humans and the environment and need to be regarded with respect access the impact of various forces on society and the environment investigate devices that use forces to create controlled movement demonstrate an understanding of how forces cause movement and changes in movement Earth and Space Systems Grade 5 Conservation of Energy and Resources Energy sources are either renewable or non renewable Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but it can be transformed Choices about using energy and resources have both immediate and long term impacts Conservation reducing our use of energy and resources is one way of reducing the impacts of using energy and resources analyse the immediate and long term effects of energy and resources use on society and the environment and evaluate

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/10 (2014-05-04)
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  • valve works and its importance in a simple yet indispensable machine How can science help us make our toilets more environmentally friendly Expectations Matter and Energy Grade 3 Forces Causing Movement There are several types of forces that cause movement Forces cause objects to speed up slow down or change direction through direct contact or through direct contact or through interaction at a distance Forces in nature such as high winds or water can have a significant impact on humans and the environment and need to be regarded with respect access the impact of various forces on society and the environment investigate devices that use forces to create controlled movement demonstrate an understanding of how forces cause movement and changes in movement Earth and Space Systems Grade 5 Conservation of Energy and Resources Energy sources are either renewable or non renewable Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but it can be transformed Choices about using energy and resources have both immediate and long term impacts Conservation reducing our use of energy and resources is one way of reducing the impacts of using energy and resources analyse the immediate and long term effects of energy and resources use on society

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/7 (2014-05-04)
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  • relation to a known reference 2 litre pop bottles Permeability and the cost of water from various sources can also be examined Expectations Matter and Energy Grade 3 Forces Causing Movement There are several types of forces that cause movement Forces cause objects to speed up slow down or change direction through direct contact or through direct contact or through interaction at a distance Forces in nature such as high winds or water can have a significant impact on humans and the environment and need to be regarded with respect access the impact of various forces on society and the environment investigate devices that use forces to create controlled movement demonstrate an understanding of how forces cause movement and changes in movement Earth and Space Systems Grade 5 Conservation of Energy and Resources Energy sources are either renewable or non renewable Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but it can be transformed Choices about using energy and resources have both immediate and long term impacts Conservation reducing our use of energy and resources is one way of reducing the impacts of using energy and resources analyse the immediate and long term effects of energy and resources use on society

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/9 (2014-05-04)
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  • use Find out how pollutants affect our groundwater and how pollution can be prevented Expectations Earth and Space Systems Grade 2 Air and Water in the Environment Air and water are a major part of the environment Living things need air and water to survive Changes to air and water affect living things and the environment Our actions affect the quality of air and water and its ability to sustain life assess ways in which the actions of humans have an impact on the quality of air and water and ways in which the quality of air and water has an impact on living things investigate the characteristics of air and water and the visible invisible effects of and changes to air and or water in the environment demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which air and water are used by living things to help them meet their basic needs Earth and Space Systems Grade 3 Soil in the Environment Soil is made up of living and non living things The composition characteristics and condition of soil determine its capacity to sustain life Soil is an essential source of life and nutrients for many living things Living things including humans interact with soils and can cause positive or negative changes assess the impact of soils on society and the environment and of society and the environment on soils investigate the composition and characteristics of different soils demonstrate an understanding of the composition of soils the types of soils and the relationship between soils and other living things Earth and Space Systems Grade 4 Rocks and Minerals Rocks and minerals have unique characteristics and properties that are a result of how they were formed The properties of rocks and minerals determine society s possible uses for them Our use of

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/5 (2014-05-04)
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  • and how we can all help to prevent it Come and test your theories There are two models depicting different systems located throughout the site i Hazardous Waste ii Wetlands Expectations Earth and Space Systems Grade 3 Soil in the Environment Soil is made up of living and non living things The composition characteristics and condition of soil determine its capacity to sustain life Soil is an essential source of life and nutrients for many living things Living things including humans interact with soils and can cause positive or negative changes assess the impact of soils on society and the environment and of society and the environment on soils investigate the composition and characteristics of different soils demonstrate an understanding of the composition of soils the types of soils and the relationship between soils and other living things Life Systems Grade 4 Habitats and Communities Plants and animals are interdependent and are adapted to meet their needs from the resources available in their particular habitats Changes to habitats whether by nature or human means can affect plants and animals and the relationship between them Society relies on plants and animals analyse the effects of human activities on habitats and communities

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/29 (2014-05-04)
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  • they work then try some alternative ways of keeping our lawns healthy Try raking top dressing with compost and over seeding And PLEASE WALK ON OUR GRASS with aerating shoes Expectations Earth and Space Systems Grade 3 Soil in the Environment Soil is made up of living and non living things The composition characteristics and condition of soil determine its capacity to sustain life Soil is an essential source of life and nutrients for many living things Living things including humans interact with soils and can cause positive or negative changes assess the impact of soils on society and the environment and of society and the environment on soils investigate the composition and characteristics of different soils demonstrate an understanding of the composition of soils the types of soils and the relationship between soils and other living things Life Systems Grade 4 Habitats and Communities Plants and animals are interdependent and are adapted to meet their needs from the resources available in their particular habitats Changes to habitats whether by nature or human means can affect plants and animals and the relationship between them Society relies on plants and animals analyse the effects of human activities on habitats and communities

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/34 (2014-05-04)
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  • create havoc for ducks They try cleaning the feathers and then think about how successful their efforts would be on a larger scale Expectations Life Systems Grade 4 Habitats and Communities Plants and animals are interdependent and are adapted to meet their needs from the resources available in their particular habitats Changes to habitats whether by nature or human means can affect plants and animals and the relationship between them

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/32 (2014-05-04)
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