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-Wetland Curriculum Links and Expectations Index
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How to Use the Index
-Teacher's Notes (K-6)
-Teacher's Notes (7-12)

 

Wetland Curriculum: Expectation Index

   The first column indicates which grade level the activity is suited for. Next, is the activity’s number and it’s corresponding name. There is a brief description of of the activity and then the strand column indicates which of the strands this activity covers. The last three boxes deal with the specific expectations found in each of those strands. The 3 subheadings for the specific expectations are shown. Under each sub heading, a number is used to show which of the specific expectations are covered in the activity. for more information on how to read this chart click here.

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

1

2.1

Too Salty For Me

Water Resources

Life Systems:    Characteristics and Needs of Living Things

   

1, 2

1

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Characteristics and Needs of Living Things

2, 3, 4, 5

2, 4

1, 2

1

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Matter and Materials:  Characteristics of Objects and Properties of Material

1, 2

   

1

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Characteristics and Needs of Living Things

   

1, 2, 7

1

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Energy and Control: Energy in Our Lives

1, 2

   

1

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Energy and Control: Energy in Our Lives

1, 2

   

1

4.3

Frog For A Day

 

Life Systems: Characteristics and Needs of Living Things

4

2, 3, 4,

1, 2

1

7

Exploring a Wetland

Pond Life

Life Systems: Characteristics and Needs of Living Things

2, 3, 7

1, 2, 4, 5

2

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

2

2.1

Too Salty For Me

Water Resources

Earth and Space Systems: Air and Water in the Environment

5,6

2, 3, 4

2, 3, 4, 5

2

2.2

Water, Water Everywhere

Water Cycle

Earth and Space Systems: Air and Water in the Environment

5, 6, 7, 8

3, 4, 5

 

2

2.5

Bigger Than The Both Of Us

Water Cycle

Matter and Materials: Properties of Liquids and Solids

1, 3

2, 4

1, 7

2

2.5

Bigger Than The Both Of Us

Water Cycle

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

2,8

1, 2

2, 4

2

2.6

Raindrops

Watersheds

Matter and Materials: Properties of Liquids and Solids

   

2, 3

2

3.1

There's No Place Like Home

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

4, 8

 

1, 4, 6

2

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Growth and Change in Animals

2, 3, 4, 8

 

1, 4

2

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Growth and Change in Animals

4

1

 

2

4.6

One Of These Things Belongs With The Other

Life cycles

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

3, 4

1, 2, 4, 5

2

4.7

The A-Team

Adaptations

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

4, 8

1, 2, 3

1

2

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

 

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

2, 8

1, 2, 4

1, 3, 4

2

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

1, 2, 3, 4, 8

1, 3, 4, 5,

1

2

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

 

Life Systems:Growth and Changes in Animals

2, 4, 8

1, 2, 3

 

2

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Adaptations

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

2, 3, 5, 6

1, 2, 4

2

2

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Life cycle/Infant care

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

5, 6, 7, 9

1, 2, 3

1, 2, 5

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

3

2.6

Raindrops

Watersheds

Energy and Control: Forces and Movement

2, 6

1, 3

1, 2

3

2.6

Raindrops

Watersheds

Earth and Space Systems: Soils in the Environment

3, 4

1, 2, 3

 

3

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

   

5,8

3

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

   

1, 4, 6, 7, 8

3

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

7

2

7,8

3

7

Exploring a Wetland

Pond Life

Earth and Space Systems: Soils in the Environment

1, 2

3

1, 3

3

7

Exploring a Wetland

Pond Life

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

7

1, 2, 3, 4

1, 4, 5, 6, 8

3

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Plants

2, 8

4, 5

1, 3

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

4

3.1

There's No Place Like Home

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

1, 2, 3

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

4

3.2

Wetland Words

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 5

3

 

4

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 4, 5

1, 3

 

4

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Habitat and Communities

2, 3

 

1

4

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

4

1

 

4

3.7

Ranagade Retreat

Food Chains/Webs

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 3, 4

1, 4

5

4

3.8

Food For Thought

Food Chains/Webs

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 3, 4

1, 2, 3

6

4

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario Amphibians

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 4, 5

4

4.2

Hyla Haven

Habitat

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

4, 5

 

4

4.3

Frog For A Day

 

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

3,5

1, 3

 

4

4.4

The Making of A Frog

Adaptations

Life Systems:Habitats and Communities

4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4

 

4

4.7

The A-Team

Adaptations

Life Systems:

Habitats and Communities

1, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

 

4

5.1

I Never Really Wanted To Say Goodbye

Threatened Species

Life Systems:Habitats and Communities

1, 5

3, 4, 5

1, 2, 4, 5

4

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

2

4

5.4

Jack Listens To His Beans Talk

Acid Deposition

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1

 

2

4

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

 

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2

3, 4, 5

1, 2, 4, 5

4

6.1

Leave it to Beaver!

Keystone Species

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 2, 4, 5

4

7

Exploring a Wetland

Pond Life

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 2, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4

1

4

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

4, 5

1, 3, 4

 

4

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

 

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

4, 5, 6

1, 2, 3, 4

 

4

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Adapations

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

1, 4, 5

1, 2, 3, 4

 

4

8.4

Bringing Up Baby! Life Cycle

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

4, 5, 6

1, 3, 4

 

4

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Energy and Control: Light and Sound Energy

8, 9, 10, 11, 12

1, 2, 3, 4

1, 2

4

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Endangered Species

Life Systems: Habitats and Communities

5

3, 4

1, 2, 4, 5

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

5

2.2

Water, Water Everywhere

Water Cycle

Earth and Space Systems: Weather

5, 7

4, 5

 

5

2.2

Water, Water Everywhere

Water Cycle

Matter and Materials: Properties of and Changes in Matter

4, 6, 7,

5

 

5

2.3

Self A' Steam

Water Cycle

Matter and Materials: Properties of and Changes in Matter

1, 4, 5, 6, 8

5,7

 

5

2.4

I'll Drink To That

Water Cycle

Matter and Materials: Properties of and Changes in Matter

1, 4, 5, 6, 8

   

5

2.4

I'll Drink To That

Water Cycle

Earth and Space Systems: Weather

4, 5

4

 

5

2.5

Bigger Than The Both Of Us

Water Cycle

Matter ad Materials: Properties of and Changes in Matter

1, 4, 6, 8

3, 4, 5, 6

 

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

6

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario Amphibians

Life Systems: Diversity of Living Things

2, 3

 

5

6

4.8

Classifying Creatures

Classification

Life Systems: Diversity of Living Things

1, 3, 4, 5

3, 4, 5

1

6

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

 

Life Systems: Diversity of Living Things

   

5

6

6.1

Leave it to Beaver!

Keystone Species

Life Systems: Diversity of Living Things

   

5

6

8.6

"Latin" Lurks at the Zoo

Classification

Life Systems: Diversity of Living Things

1, 3

3, 4

3, 4, 5

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

All Grades

5.11

"Look What I Found"

 

Life Systems strand

 

Data collection, Recording results and presenting observations

 

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

7

2.9

Sally Mander's Favourite Place

Water Quality

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

4

7

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 3

 

5

7

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

 

1, 3, 4

 

7

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1

1, 3, 4

 

7

3.8

Food For Thought

Food Webs

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 3, 6

1, 3, 4

 

7

3.9

One Thing After Another

Succession

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

8, 9

3, 5

 

7

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

5

 

7

4.4

The Making of A Frog

Adaptations

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

4, 5

 

7

5.1

I Never Really Wanted To Say Goodbye

Threatened Species

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1

1, 4, 5

1

7

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1

7

5.4

Jack Listens To His Beans Talk

Acid Deposition

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

1, 3, 4

4

7

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1

7

5.6

Silence of the Contams

Pollution Indicators

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1

7

5.7

Wetlands Debate

Role-Playing/ Environmental Hearing

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

 

3, 4, 5

1, 6, 7

7

5.8

Dragonfly Pond

Urbanization

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

 

4, 5

1, 7

7

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

Action

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

1, 6, 7

7

5.10

Habitat Restoration

Action

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

4, 5

1, 7

7

5.11

"Look What I Found"

Action – Monitoring

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

 

7

5.13

How Can I Be Of Service?

Action

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

 

5

7

7

6.1

Leave It to Beaver

Keystone Species

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 6, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

 

7

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

3, 4, 7

7

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

3, 4, 7

7

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

6

7

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

6

7

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

6

7

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing Up Baby

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

 

7

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2

3, 4, 5

 

7

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 8

3, 4, 5

1, 6

7

10

Global Amphibian Decline

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

6, 7

7

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

6, 7

7

10

The Introduction of the Cane Toad into Australia

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

6, 7

7

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2, 8

1, 3, 5

6, 7

7

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

6, 7

7

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Life Systems – Interactions Within Ecosystems

1, 2, 8

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

6, 7

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

8

2.1

Too Salty For Me

Water Resources

Earth and Space Systems – Water Systems

2, 5

1, 3, 4

1

8

2.4

I'll Drink To That

Water Cycle

Earth and Space Systems – Water Systems

1

3

9

8

2.9

Sally Mander's Favourite Place

Water Quality

Earth and Space Systems – Water Systems

   

5

8

4.5

All Things Must Pass

Osmosis

Life Systems – Cells, Tissues, Organs and Systems

3, 6, 11

2, 3, 4

7

8

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Earth and Space Systems – Water Systems

   

1, 3, 5

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

9 (Acad.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Academic Science – Reproduction

5, 6

1a, c, d, e

 

9 (Appl.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Applied Science- Reproduction: Processes and Applications

5, 6

1a, b, d, e, g

 

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

10 (Acad.)

2.7

Cool Change

Water Quality

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 5

1a, b, c

 

10 (Acad.)

2.8

Just A Pinch

Water Quality

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 5, 7

1d, e, f

1

10 (Acad.)

2.9

Sally Mander's Favourite Place

Water Quality

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

3.3

Swamped!

Wetland Habitat

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

   

10 (Acad.)

3.4

Light My Fire

Photosynthesis

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

1

1d

 

10 (Acad.)

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

1

1d

 

10 (Acad.)

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

1, 4, 5

1a, d

 

10 (Acad.)

3.8

Food For Thought

Food Webs

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, e

 

10 (Acad.)

3.9

One Thing After Another

Succession

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

5

 

1

10 (Acad.)

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

5

1c

 

10 (Acad.)

4.7

The A-Team

Adaptations

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

   

2

10 (Acad.)

5.1

I Never Really Wanted To Say Goodbye

Threatened Species

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1, 5

10 (Acad.)

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1, 5

10 (Acad.)

5.4

Jack Listens To His Beans Talk

Acid Deposition

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 5, 8

1a, b, d, e, f

1

10 (Acad.)

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, d, e, 2

1, 2

10 (Acad.)

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Academic Science – Weather Dynamics

1, 4, 5

1a, b, d, e, 2

1, 2

10 (Acad.)

5.6

Silence of the Contams

Pollution Indicators

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

3

1a, b, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

5.7

Wetlands Debate

Role-Playing/ Environmental Hearing

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1a, b, c, d, e

1, 3, 5, 7

10 (Acad.)

5.8

Dragonfly Pond

Urbanization

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1c, e

1, 3

10 (Acad.)

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

Action

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 7

1a, b, e, g

1, 3

10 (Acad.)

5.10

Habitat Restoration

Action

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 7

1b, c, e, g

1, 3

10 (Acad.)

5.13

How Can I Be Of Service?

Action

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c, d, e

6, 7

10 (Acad.)

6.1

Leave it to Beaver

Keystone Species

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

2

10 (Acad.)

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 6

1a, b, c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 6

1a, b, c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c,d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing Up Baby

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

 

1c, d, e

 

10 (Acad.)

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

3, 4, 5

1c, d, e

1, 5

10 (Acad.)

10

Global Amphibian Decline

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

10

The Introduction of the Cane Toad into Australia

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 6

1a, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 6

1a, c, d, e

1

10 (Acad.)

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Academic Science – Sustainability of Ecosystems

4, 6

1a, c, d, e

1

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

10 (Appl.)

2.9

Sally Mander's Favourite Place

Water Quality

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

2

 

10 (Appl.)

3.4

Light My Fire

Photosynthesis

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

1

1e

 

10 (Appl.)

3.5

I Live For Green

Photosynthesis

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

1

1e

 

10 (Appl.)

3.6

Photo Finish

Photosynthesis

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

1

   

10 (Appl.)

3.9

One Thing After Another

Succession

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1f

 

10 (Appl.)

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

4.7

The A-Team

Adaptations

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

   

2

10 (Appl.)

5.1

I Never Really Wanted To Say Goodbye

Threatened Species

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, d, e, f

1, 3, 4

10 (Appl.)

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, d, e, f

1, 3, 4

10 (Appl.)

5.4

Jack Listens To His Beans Talk

Acid Deposition

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, b, c, e

 

10 (Appl.)

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, c, e, f

1

10 (Appl.)

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Applied Science – Weather Systems

1

1c, d, f

 

10 (Appl.)

5.6

Silence of the Contams

Pollution Indicators

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

3

1a, c, e, f

1

10 (Appl.)

5.7

Wetlands Debate

Role-Playing / Environmental Hearing

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, b, d, e, f, 2

1, 5

10 (Appl.)

5.8

Dragonfly Pond

Urbanization

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, b, d, e, f

1

10 (Appl.)

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

Action

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, b, c, d, e, f

1

10 (Appl.)

5.10

Habitat Restoration

Action

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, b, c, d, e, f

1

10 (Appl.)

5.11

Look What I Found"

Action – Monitoring

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

2

 

10 (Appl.)

5.13

How Can I Be Of Service?

Action

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1a, d, e, f

3, 5

10 (Appl.)

6.1

Leave it to Beaver

Keystone Species

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1b, d, e, f

2

10 (Appl.)

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1c, d, e, f, 2

 

10 (Appl.)

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1c, d, e, f, 2

 

10 (Appl.)

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1c, d, e

 

10 (Appl.)

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing Up Baby

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

 

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

3

1d, e, f

1, 3

10 (Appl.)

10

Global Amphibian Decline

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4

1a, b, c, d, e

1

10 (Appl.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4

1a, b, c, d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

10

The Introduction of the Cane Toad into Australia

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4

1a, b, c, d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4, 6

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4, 6

1d, e, f

 

10 (Appl.)

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Applied Science – Ecosystems and Human Activity

4, 6

1a, d, e, f

1

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

11 (Acad.)

2.8

Just A Pinch

Water Quality

Academic Biology – Plants: Anatomy, Growth and Function

 

1, 2

 

11 (Acad.)

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3

1

 

11 (Acad.)

4.4

The Making of A Frog

Adaptations

Academic Biology – Internal Systems and Regulation

1

1

 

11 (Acad.)

4.5

All Things Must Pass

Osmosis

Academic Biology – Cellular Functions

3

   

11 (Acad.)

4.6

One Of These Things Belongs With The Other

Life Cycles

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

4

   

11 (Acad.)

4.8

Classifying Creatures

Classification

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

 

1, 2, 3

 

11 (Acad.)

4.9

What's In a Name?

Scientific Names

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

 

1

 

11 (Acad.)

5.3

All I Need Is The Air That I Breathe

Acid Deposition

Academic Biology – Plants: Anatomy, Growth and Function

 

1

 

11 (Acad.)

5.6

Silence of the Contams

Pollution Indicators

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

 

2, 3

 

11 (Acad.)

6.1

Leave it to Beaver

Keystone Species

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3

2

 

11 (Acad.)

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3, 4

1, 2, 3

 

11 (Acad.)

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3, 4

1, 2, 3

 

11 (Acad.)

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

   

2

11 (Acad.)

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3

 

2

11 (Acad.)

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3

 

2

11 (Acad.)

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing Up Baby

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3, 4

 

2

11 (Acad.)

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

3

 

2

11 (Acad.)

8.6

"Latin" Lurks at the Zoo

Classification

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

1

   

11 (Acad.)

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

5

 

2

11  (Acad.)

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

   

2

11 (Acad.)

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

   

2

11 (Acad.)

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Academic Biology – Diversity of Living Things

   

2

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

11 (Appl.)

2.9

Sally Mander's Favourite Place

Water Quality

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

1

 

11 (Appl.)

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1, 4

   

11 (Appl.)

4.4

The Making of A Frog

Adaptations

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1

   

11 (Appl.)

4.5

All Things Must Pass

Osmosis

Applied Biology – Cellular Biology

2, 5

1, 4

 

11 (Appl.)

4.8

Classifying Creatures

Classification

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1

   

11 (Appl.)

4.9

What's In a Name?

Scientific Names

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1

1

 

11 (Appl.)

5.1

I Never Really Wanted To Say Goodbye

Threatened Species

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

 

11 (Appl.)

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

3

3

11 (Appl.)

5.6

Silence of the Contams

Pollution Indicators

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1, 4

1

 

11 (Appl.)

5.7

Wetlands Debate

Role-Playing / Environmental Hearing

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

1

11 (Appl.)

5.8

Dragonfly Pond

Urbanization

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

 

11 (Appl.)

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

Action

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

1

11 (Appl.)

5.10

Habitat Restoration

Action

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

1

11 (Appl.)

5.11

"Look What I Found"

Action – Monitoring

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

1

 

11 (Appl.)

5.13

How Can I Be Of Service?

Action

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

   

1

11 (Appl.)

6.1

Leave it to Beaver

Keystone Species

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

3

 

11 (Appl.)

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1, 4, 5

1, 5

3

11 (Appl.)

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1, 4, 5

1, 5,

3

11 (Appl.)

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

   

11 (Appl.)

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

   

11 (Appl.)

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

   

11 (Appl.)

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing Up baby

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

   

11 (Appl.)

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

   

11 (Appl.)

8.6

"Latin" Lurks at the Zoo

Classification

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

1

1

 

11 (Appl.)

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

3, 5

1

11 (Appl.)

10

Global Amphibian Decline

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

5

 

11 (Appl.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4

5

 

11 (Appl.)

10

The Introduction of the Cane Toad into Australia

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

4, 8

3, 5

 

11 (Appl.)

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

 

11 (Appl.)

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

 

5

 

11 (Appl.)

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Applied Biology – Environmental Science

2

5

 

Grade Level

Activity

Exercise Name

Brief Description

Strand

Specific Expectations

Understanding Basic Concepts

Developing Skills of Inquiry, Design and Communication

Relating Science and Technology to the World Outside the School

12 (Acad.)

4.1

Those Awesome Amphibians

Ontario’s Amphibians

Academic Biology – Evolution

4

   

12 (Acad.)

4.4

The Making of A Frog

Adaptations

Academic Biology – Evolution

4

   

12 (Acad.)

4.6

One Of These Things Belongs With The Other

Life Cycles

Academic Biology – Evolution

4

1

 

12 (Acad.)

4.8

Classifying Creatures

Classification

Academic Biology – Evolution

1

2

 

12 (Acad.)

5.2

Are You From Around Here?

Exotic Species

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

1

3

 

 

12 (Acad.)

5.5

Stormy Weather

Acid Deposition

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

 

4

 

12 (Acad.)

5.7

Wetlands Debate

Role-Playing / Environmental Hearing

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

1, 3

3, 4

 

12 (Acad.)

5.8

Dragonfly Pond

Urbanization

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

6

4

 

12 (Acad.)

5.9

Getting The Job Done - Adopt A Pond!

Action

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

6

4

12 (Acad.)

5.10

Habitat Restoration

Action

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

6

4

 

12 (Acad.)

5.11

"Look What I Found"

Action – Monitoring

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2

   

12 (Acad.)

6.1

Leave it to Beaver

Keystone Species

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

1, 3

   

12 (Acad.)

7

Pond Life

Pond Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

1, 3

   

12 (Acad.)

7

Stream Study

Stream Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

1, 3

   

12 (Acad.)

8.1

Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Academic Biology - Evolution

3, 4

12 (Acad.)

8.2

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Spotting Wetland Creatures

Academic Biology – Evolution

3, 4

   

12 (Acad.)

8.3

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Academic Biology – Evolution

3, 4

   

12 (Acad.)

8.4

Bringing Up Baby!

Bringing up Baby

Academic Biology – Evolution

3, 4

   

12 (Acad.)

8.5

Animal Communications

Animal Communication

Academic Biology – Evolution

4

   

12 (Acad.)

8.7

Wild Life at Risk

Wild Life at Risk

Academic Biology – Evolution

3, 4

   

12 (Acad.)

10

Global Amphibian Decline

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

4

 

12 (Acad.)

10

The Decline of the Leopard Frog

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

4

 

12 (Acad.)

10

The Introduction of the Cane Toad into Australia

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

3, 4

 

12 (Acad.)

10

The Puerto Rican Crested Toad - Species Survival Plan

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

4

 

12 (Acad.)

10

The Bullfrog- A Species in Decline

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

4

 

12 (Acad.)

10

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Case Study

Academic Biology – Population Dynamics

2, 3

4

 


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