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  • a puzzle students will learn that all the organisms in the stream are connected and that humans are part of the chain Ultimately humans can have both a positive and negative influence on streams 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 Society relies on plants and animals analyse the effects of human activities on habitats and communities investigate the interdependence of plants and animals within specific habitats and communities demonstrate an understanding of habitats and communities and the relationship among the plants and animals that live in them 1 2 identify reasons for the depletion or extinction of a plant or animal species eg hunting disease invasive species evaluate the impacts on the rest of the natural community and propose possible actions for preventing the depletion or extinction from happening 3 3 identify factors eg availability of water or food amount of light type of weather that affect the availability of plants and animals to survive a specific habitat 3

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/45 (2014-05-04)
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  • water go Students will learn how water from storm water run off sewers is not treated like other waste water 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 Matter and Energy Grade 5 Properties of and Changes in Matter There are three states of matter Matter that changes state is still the same matter Physical change refers to the fact that a substance can be changed from one form to another Chemical change implies the formation of a new substance The properties of materials determine their use and may have an effect on society and the environment evaluate the social and environmental impacts of processes used to make

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/22 (2014-05-04)
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  • of Liquids and Solids Materials that exist as liquids and solids have specific properties Liquids and solids interact in different ways Some liquids and solids can be harmful to us and the environment assess ways in which the uses of liquids and solids can have an impact on society and the environment investigate the properties of and interactions among liquids and solids demonstrate an understanding of the properties of liquids and solid 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 Matter and Energy Grade 5 Properties of and Changes in Matter There are three states of matter Matter that changes state is still the same matter Physical change refers

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/23 (2014-05-04)
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  • ca Festival Activity Centres Green Roof Description Students will learn about different types of roofs A typical roof with shingles and a green roof Students will determine which roof is better for the environment and how they are constructed Expectations Life Systems Grade 4 Habitats and Communities Society relies on plants and animals analyse the effects of human activities on habitats and communities investigate the interdependence of plants and animals within specific habitats and communities demonstrate an understanding of habitats and communities and the relationship among the plants and animals that live in them 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 options for conserving energy and resources investigate energy transformation and conservation demonstrate an understanding of the various forms and sources of energy and

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/25 (2014-05-04)
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  • water it takes to make a car a hamburger 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 options for conserving energy and resources investigate energy

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/27 (2014-05-04)
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  • o Waterloo Region Museum 10 Huron Rd Kitchener ON N2P 2R7 Phone 519 748 1914 Fax 519 748 0009 Email rsusan cwec ca Festival Activity Centres Recycle Relay Description Students will learn about the blue box what items go in and what items go out and how to sort the material properly Proper participation in the blue box saves landfill space water and other natural resources and reduces litter in our environment Expectations 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 options for conserving energy and resources investigate energy transformation and conservation demonstrate an understanding of the various forms and sources of energy and the ways in which energy can be transformed and conserved The Children s Water Education Council gratefully acknowledges the financial support

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/26 (2014-05-04)
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  • Waterloo Region Museum 10 Huron Rd Kitchener ON N2P 2R7 Phone 519 748 1914 Fax 519 748 0009 Email rsusan cwec ca Festival Activity Centres Simply Divine Description Students can explore alternative methods of locating water Do you have what it takes to be a dowser or Water Witch Expectations Heritage and Citizenship Grade 3 Early Settlements in Upper Canada Students investigate and describe the communities of early settlers and First Nation peoples in Upper Canada around 1800 They research interactions between new settlers and existing communities of First Nation peoples and French settlers and identify factors that helped to shape the development of the various communities Students also compare communities of the past with those of the present describe the communities of early settlers and First Nation peoples in Upper Canada around 1800 use a variety of resources and tools to gather process and communicate information about interactions between new settlers and existing communities including First Nation peoples and the impact of factors such as heritage natural resources and climate on the development of early settler communities compare aspects of life in early settler communities and present day communities The Children s Water Education Council gratefully acknowledges the financial

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/20 (2014-05-04)
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  • to your house sewer water collection and treatment and storm water collection from rainstorms Participants can operate valves and view water flowing through clear tubing and a plexi glass top 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

    Original URL path: http://www.cwec.ca/Activity/24 (2014-05-04)
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