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Learners examine the impact of the Chaffey brothers and Charles Frankish on Ontario, California. They research the importance of irrigation in Ontario, analyze the architectural merits of the Frankish Building, and research a building in their community.
Fifth graders research the history of Ontario, Canada. In this history of Canada activity, 5th graders gather information and use it to design an informative poster to display.
Students evaluate the impact of the Chaffey brothers and Charles Frankish on Ontario, California, and compare their efforts with those of similarly important figures in their own community's history.
Students realize that Christmas trees produced in Ontario are a field crop that is harvested annually. They find out that Christmas tree farming is important to the economy and the environment of our province.
In this Subregions of Canada worksheet, learners complete a graphic organizer and take notes on the economy and culture of Canada as they read about several provinces in Canada, then answer four comprehension questions.
In this Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry worksheet, students read a 3 page article and then answer 10 statements as true or false.
Twelfth graders explore the settlement of the Canadian Northwest. In this Canadian history lesson, 12th graders research the Metis, the Canadian, Euro-Canadians, Ontario Society, and Quebec Society. Students present their research findings to their classmates.
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the words that declare the details of the Great Lakes and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
THINKGREEN has a computer printer cartridge collection program. After reading the story of how Assumption Secondary School in Burlington, Ontario started participating in the THINKGREEN recycling program, pupils work in groups of three to write a report. In the report, they consider how they may also participate. This activity or any similar activity may be used when studying human impact on the environment and how we can reduce pollution.
Students examine the characteristics of the Oak Ridge Moraine in Canada. Using a map, the locate the moraine and present and defend a position on how the resources found there should be used. They must use proper geography terminology when presenting.
For this researching the country where the Province of Ontario is located worksheet, students discover the answer, write a short report, and draw a picture. Students complete three activities.
In this Subregions of Canada activity, students fill in missing words or phrases to complete nine sentences without using a word bank.
Eighth graders explore and demonstrate an understanding of the factors that contribute to the efficient operation of mechanisms and simple machines. They design and make a mechanical toy device that moves a given object a specified vertical and horizontal distance, and investigate the efficiency of the mechanical device.
3rd graders will participate in a variety of tasks which help them to understand the basic concepts of plant growth. Research and reporting skills are developed as they gather information from various sources related to the use of plants by humans for food, shelter and clothing, and in the production of various products.
Learners classify living things according to their characteristics and functions. They observe living things grow, move, use food, and adapt to changes around them. As the students work through the subtasks in this unit, they make connections between the natural and human effects on living species.
Second graders investigate air and water as two sources of energy. They determine that wind and moving water are renewable resources that have advantages and disadvantages in their use. Through the design and construction of wind- and water-propelled devices, they identify factors that affect the motion and control of such devices.
Seventh graders construct a lunch box that maintains functional temperature zones and does not allow heat transfer between the zones. They examine the transfer of heat, the capacity of certain materials to hold heat, and how the properties of heat can be applied to natural and human-made environments.
Learners examine Aboriginal people of the Americas. In this history lesson, students make connections between their own lives and those of Aboriginal people. Learners engage in a 'talking circle' and use storytelling as a mode of cultural transmission just as it was done by Native Americans long ago. This interdisciplinary lesson includes stories, crafts, modifications, and extensions.
High schoolers define the function of the different parts of a cell. In this biology lesson, students discuss cell structures and how its organelles perform basic functions. They differentiate between human and animal cells.
Sixth graders conduct historical research and consider the importance of photography as a data collection device. In this lesson on historical documentation, 6th graders formulate questions regarding historical documents in order to better interpret visual media as a mode for transmitting facets of history. Students will work in groups to discuss and research primary and secondary source documents.