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 activity and discussion that follow this shared experience will begin an inquiry into liquids and solids. After gaining knowledge of the characteristics and properties of liquids and solids, students will be asked to design and build a solid that floats in a liquid.
The students will be given images of different locations that show before human impact on the natural environment, and how nature affects a similar location (e.g. flood). They will begin using the... read more
Connecting with the Natural World Junior Division Integrated Curriculum: Grade 6 Biodiversity Activities
The lessons in this set of activities are written from the perspective that Biodiversity can be learned best in the outdoors where the diversity of life can be discovered and experienced by students... read more