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.
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The students and teacher will go on a walk around the schoolyard/community to collect a variety of natural objects. A further collection of items from the classroom will augment this. The sorting... read more
Students are engaged in an Entrepreneur Venture where they go on a learning journey to discovery what it means to be a 21st Century learner. Student learning and discovery is immersed by being... read more
Written by Naomi Lacelle, Don Galbraith Award Winner 2020-21, Laurentian University For my Habitats and Communities Unit culminating project, I created a digital model of the Sudbury forest... read more