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The relationships within and between ecosystems can be explored. after examining an area for living and non-living things students complete the same examination in the forest ecosystem. Students identify abiotic and biotic elements in an environment and compare the data.  This esson was created for teaching in a French immersion classroom and so there are multiple printables that could be used for foreign language practice of this topic.
Third graders discuss salmon and their life cycle.  For this salmon life cycle lesson, 3rd graders recognize the difficulties researching the life cycle of salmon as they migrate.  Students conduct an experiment and create a game.
Students explore photovoltaic systems. In this alternative energy lesson, students calculate solar panel efficiency and convert devices to solar energy using photovoltaic cells.
Students describe the pros and cons of different energy sources. In this earth science instructional activity, students respond to survey questions and discuss each other's opinion about the issue. They research an energy source of their choice and share findings with the class.
The four-faced Hamat'sa mask is the inspiration for a lesson on ceremonial art and the process of initiation. The class examines images of the piece, then discusses how the mask represents ceremonial initiation. They get imaginative when the create initiation ceremonies and ceremonial objects of their own.
Second graders experiment to find if pollinators have color preferences.  In this plant and bug activity, 2nd graders gather information about how flowers pollinate. Students participate in a pollination experiment using the scientific method.  Students  review the steps of a scientific investigation.
Second graders discuss the previously created worm compost and the importance of living creatures to the Environment.  In this worm lesson, 2nd graders observe worms and record their sensitivity to light. Students design a petri dish environment with a dark and light side. Students record their observations and share their results.
Don't be scared off by the title! Read this information packet with your class, or send them off on their own. After each section, you'll find a series of comprehension questions. Great preparation for state testing!
Students recognize the characteristics of trees by using their five senses. In this trees lesson plan, students observe and record the characteristics of trees on a field trip. Students then are blindfolded and use their senses to identify the familiar trees.
Learners analyze data that is collected from a solar thermal.  In this solar lesson plan students design a display panel that shows solar energy output data. 
While the world watches the Winter Olympic Games, children can learn about the history, and traditions of this great event.
Students explore the First Nations uses of the Western Cedar tree. In this nature lesson students compare and identify four conifer species. The students go on a nature walk.
Students construct a solar technology timeline. For this energy lesson, students explain the benefits of using solar inventions. They present their timeline in class and write a reflection journal.
Students explore energy by categorizing rocks. In this British Columbia geology lesson, students define many different vocabulary terms associated with mining such as sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Students utilize sample rock kits and practice classifying each rock as one of the three categories mentioned.
Middle schoolers understand the reasons people give to those less fortune. In this philanthropic lesson, students read Passing the Dream by Penny Caldwell. Middle schoolers respond to the poem by making a list of things they would like to change Students write a poem or paragraph using vocabulary learned to describe their reasons for giving.
Students fill out a fact sheet and look at diagrams of BC's shore and the animals that live there. In this habitat lesson plan, students discuss the plants and animals and the different zones they live in.
Students create a mural of the food chain of the animals and plants of BC's rocky shore. In this food chain lesson plan, students also play a food chain matching game.
Young scholars study the Inuit in terms of their geographic location and its influence on their way of life. They investigate Inuit imagery as a reflection of their belief system and focus on the objects of the Inuit to introduce three-dimensional activities in the classroom.
Students compare fish anatomy. In this teacher demonstrated dissection lesson, students compare fish anatomy to that of humans. They explore different fish and their unique properties.  There are 4 distinct activities which can be completed or isolated along as required
Second graders discuss worm composting. In this decomposition lesson, 2nd graders look at the anatomy of the worm and how it eats food. They have their own worm bin and review what foods can and can not be given to the worms for decomposition. 

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