Grade 7

Conservation Areas Map

Eco Map Quest & The Survival Games.

Length: Full day (includes 2 programs)
Location: Terra Cotta Conservation Area (map)
Cost: $350 for one class (maximum 30 participants)
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Eco Map Quest

Waypoints, satellites and bearings, OH MY! If you feel like you have a bad sense of direction, learn how to read a map, use a GPS device and take to the trails for a biodiversity challenge.

Ontario Curriculum Links

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Life Systems – Interactions in the Environment
Physical Education

  • Active Living

Overall Expectations

  • Assess the impacts of human activities and technologies on the environment, and evaluate ways of controlling these impacts
  • Investigate interactions within the environment, and identify factors that affect the balance between different components of an ecosystem
  • Demonstrate an understanding of interactions between and among biotic and abiotic elements in the environment
  • Participate actively and regularly in a wide variety of physical activities, and demonstrate an understanding of factors that encourage lifelong participation in physical activity
  • Demonstrate responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others as they participate in physical activities

Specific Expectations

  • Relating Science and Technology to Society and the Environment – 1.1
  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4
  • Understanding Basic Concepts – 3.1 and 3.3
  • Active Living – A1.1 and A3.1

Grade 7 - the survival gamesThe Survival Games

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Come on a hike and train with some of the best survivors – our local wildlife. Learn about the strategies they use to find food, water and to avoid being eaten. Then, use your skills to compete in the Survival Games, where hunters become the hunted and only the strong survive.

Ontario Curriculum Links

Science and Technology

  • Understanding Life Systems – Interactions in the Environment
Physical Education

  • Active Movement

Overall Expectations

  • Investigate interactions within the environment, and identify factors that affect the balance between different components of an ecosystem
  • Demonstrate an understanding of interactions between and among biotic and abiotic elements in the environment
  • Participate actively and regularly in a wide variety of physical activities, and demonstrate an understanding of factors that encourage lifelong participation in physical activity
  • Demonstrate responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others as they participate in physical activities

Specific Expectations

  • Developing Investigation and Communication Skills – 2.1
  •  Understanding Basic Concepts – 3.1, 3.2 and 3.7
  • Active Movement – A3.1 and A3.2

 

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