Grade 4


WormWatch

WormWatch

Nature Canada

WormWatch is a science-based education program that makes learning about the soil ecosystem fun. It is a part of NatureWatch, a national volunteer monitoring program used to identify ecological changes that may be affecting our...

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IceWatch

IceWatch

Nature Canada

IceWatch is part of the NatureWatch suite of national volunteer monitoring programs designed to help identify ecological changes that may be affecting our environment. IceWatch allows Canadians of all ages to participate in...

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The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 8-11)

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 8-11)

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada. Because First...

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Habitat and Communities Field Trip Pre /Post Lessons

Habitat and Communities Field Trip Pre /Post Lessons

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

Here are some pre and post field trip lesson plans on habitats and communities, comparing what humans and animals need to survive, mural making, links to songs, games and suggested readings.

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Wetland Life Cycles

Wetland Life Cycles

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This document provides pictures of common wetland insects and what they look like at various stage of their life cycle.

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Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Canada

There are seven Leave No Trace Principles that need to be considered when enjoying the outdoors which help to reduce our ecological footprint. By educating ourselves and others about these principles, we can build awareness,...

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Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship in Wascana Centre

Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship in Wascana Centre

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

In the summer of 2010 Wascana Centre Authority began participating in the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship program (MAPS). The Wascana station is located in the Habitat Conservation Area within Wascana Marsh. This...

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Eco-Friendly Invasive Species Control: Goats!

Eco-Friendly Invasive Species Control: Goats!

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

Background information on the use of goats as an eco-friendly way of controlling the caragana population at the Wascana Centre Habitat Conservation Area.

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Wascana Centre's Bird Checklist

Wascana Centre's Bird Checklist

Wascana Centre

This checklist includes all of the land within Wascana Centre’s boundaries, from the manicured Legislative grounds to the tame grass prairie found east of the Ring Road.

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Wascana Centre's Mammal Checklist

Wascana Centre's Mammal Checklist

Wascana Centre

This checklist includes all of the land within Wascana Centre’s boundaries, from the manicured Legislative grounds to the tame grass prairie found east of the Ring Road.

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Wascana Centre and the Canada Goose

Wascana Centre and the Canada Goose

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This webpage provides background information on the Canada Goose dilemma, solutions and monitoring in Wascana Park.

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Owls

Owls

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This presentation is currently under development but will be available in the near future. Discover what makes an owl so unique! We will discuss the special adaptations that have allowed owls to successfully live during the night as well...

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Birding

Birding

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This in-class presentation is currently under development. A presentation on birding in general will be offered, however, bird banding may be available again at a later date.

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The Magic of a Wetland

The Magic of a Wetland

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

What makes a wetland habitat so important? We will discuss the importance of wetlands to the environment and humans and how they function as well as what animals call a wetland home.

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Biodiversity of Wascana Centre

Biodiversity of Wascana Centre

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

You might be surprised at how many animals call Wascana Centre home. We will discuss the reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals that live in the marsh habitat right in the middle of our city. Did you know you can easily find Western Painted...

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Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Wascana Centre

Discover what animals you could find right here in Wascana Centre while you stroll through the park in the dark! We will discuss owls, nighthawks, bats and frogs, and look closely as to how these animals can function in the dark.

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Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Wascana Centre

Students can search for life below the water. We will use containers to scoop bugs and other underwater life from the water and identify them. Pond dipping equipment will be provided and identification sheets will be on hand. This program...

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Wascana Junior Naturalists

Wascana Junior Naturalists

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

In a day when youth are becoming increasingly disconnected from the natural environment around them, this program aims to provide them with an opportunity to connect with nature. Our focus is to bring like-minded children together to...

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