In this inquiry activity, students will explore the importance of biodiversity and minimizing human impacts on natural systems. Through student created models and investigations about habitats, ecosystems, and food webs, they will explore how biodiversity is essential for the success of a species and the ecosystem as a whole. Communication skills will be developed through a presentations following investigations of Canadian habitats. They will identify an area of their local habitat to improve and create a design to test their ideas for habitat improvement.
Note: This resource is part of the STAO Grade Six Space Unit User Guide. Click here to access the parent resource. Costs and Benefits of Exploring Space Unit Curriculum and Assessment... read more
It is important that as human beings we reduce our ecological footprint. Human beings have impacted local ecosystems in a variety of ways, which can lead to endangerment or extinction of species and... read more
This document will provide three possible themes in which the curriculum for the Earth and Space Science strands - The Study of the Universe in the academic course and Space Exploration in the... read more