Grade 4


Return of the Swift Fox

Return of the Swift Fox

National Film Board (film by Jy Chiperzak)

The swift fox is one of the many lost species that has suffered from the cultivation of the prairie grasslands. An innovative program has been implemented to reintroduce the swift fox into its original habitat in Alberta and Saskatchewan....

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Grasslands

Grasslands

291 Film Company (film by Ian Toews)

This documentary examines the unique natural habitat of the mixed-grass prairie through four seasons from the perspectives of the ranchers, conservationists, and aboriginal people who understand it best and live by preserving it. It...

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The Giant Floor Map

The Giant Floor Map

Canadian Geographic Education

Canada’s Energy Mix Giant Floor Map helps Canadian students in grades K-12 discover where their energy comes from and how it makes it to their home. Using curriculum-linked learning activities and a trunk full of props, students...

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Write Across Canada: An Environmental Writing Challenge

Write Across Canada: An Environmental Writing Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

An invitation to engage students to express their knowledge, emotions, and opinions by writing on environmental themes, fostering their awareness of and encouraging personal connections to the natural environment. We provide...

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Migration Counts: A SEEDS Canadian Bird Challenge

Migration Counts: A SEEDS Canadian Bird Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

This activity is easy, fun and educational. Started in 1991, this BIRD Challenge has been designed to involve teachers, students and parents in an enjoyable springtime even to better their understanding of the bird environment.

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Take the Plunge: A Canadian Water Conservation Challenge

Take the Plunge: A Canadian Water Conservation Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

"Take the Plunge" suggests a number of actions that everyone can do to help ensure that Canada has sufficient water to sustain our ecosystems, communities, and the economy. Receive free fish erasers or ruler incentives for...

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Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Canadian Geographic Education

Welcome to the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Students across the country will increase their energy awareness and help improve energy literacy in Canada. Follow along as classrooms and student groups from kindergarten to Grade 12...

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Green Schools

Green Schools

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

The GREEN Schools™ Program supports students' environmental activities and projects at school and beyond. Classes undertake projects to communicate about or to enhance the environment. Classes then log their project results...

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RAIN Community Solutions

RAIN Community Solutions

Green Communities Canada

RAIN Community Solutions is community engagement service designed and delivered by Green Communities Canada and its members across Canada. Our service builds community support and participation in stormwater innovations that...

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Forest Habitat Activity Board

Forest Habitat Activity Board

Council for Environmental Education
Animals, Conservation, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7

This lesson involves the creation of a forest habitat board, where various scenarios happen that require portions of the forest (and bird habitat) to be taken away. There are questions for reflection at the end.

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Sample Food Web

Sample Food Web

Council for Environmental Education
Animals, Habitats and Ecosystems, Plants, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7

This document provides an example of a food web and questions for students regarding their understanding of consumer types and the interdependance of plants and animals within the food web.

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Oily Problem

Oily Problem

Council for Environmental Education

This lesson plan encourages participants to learn why birds’ feathers must stay clean and well-conditioned and discover how oil in water can hurt birds.

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Flying Wild

Flying Wild

SaskOutdoors

Flying WILD's focus is on migratory birds and is designed to inspire young people (grade 1-9) to discover more about the natural world. It encourages students to get involved in activities that promote environmental learning and...

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Flying Wild Student Pages

Flying Wild Student Pages

Council for Environmental Education

Although you need to attend a Flying WILD training session to receive the full manual, there are a number of excellent student activity pages and lesson plans available at this link.

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Below Zero

Below Zero

Canadian Wildlife Foundation, SaskOutdoors

Below Zero is an educational program designed to promote understanding of wildlife under winter conditions. Developed by CWF and launched in 2003, it features 46 complete lesson plans that can each be adapted for any age, grade or...

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Project Wild

Project Wild

Canadian Wildlife Foundation, SaskOutdoors

Teachers, parents, and students praise this classic K-12 environmental education program used internationally. Project WILD instructors have taught thousands of Canadian students from kindergarten through high school — and...

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Buffalo Utilization Chart

Buffalo Utilization Chart

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This is an interesting chart that shows how First Nations populations utilized all aspects of the buffalo.

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List of Edible Plants

List of Edible Plants

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This document provides pictures and details of edible plants in Saskatchewan and their medicinal use.

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