Grade 8


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 Wet

Project Wet

Canadian Water Resource Association

“Project WET is an international, interdisciplinary, water education program for formal and non-formal educators of kindergarten to grade 12 and beyond, intended to supplement a school’s existing curriculum.”...

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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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Amphibial Pursuits

Amphibial Pursuits

Nature Canada

The Amphibial Pursuits: FrogWatch Teachers’ Guide to Frogs explores the world of frog and toad ecology, physiology and adaptation through classroom activities, visual demonstrations, critical thinking, and field trips....

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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 12-14)

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 12-14)

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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Winter Menu Planning

Winter Menu Planning

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

Here is a handy winter menu planning document that provides information on how much protein, carbohydrates and fats should be a part of your food intake during an outdoor excursion in winter temperatures.

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Finding Your Way

Finding Your Way

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

One of the most important skills in orienteering is learning how to use a map and compass. Even with new technologies, a map and compass are much less likely to fail and cannot run out of batteries. There are two parts to this field study. The...

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Diversity Within Ecosystems

Diversity Within Ecosystems

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This ecosystem field trip will focus on the abiotic and biotic components of an ecosystem. This trip will take place at either Flying Creek, Fairy Hill or Deep Lake where students will be able to study and experience grassland, woodland,...

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Stream Ecology Lessons

Stream Ecology Lessons

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools
Animals, Conservation, Habitats and Ecosystems, Water, Grade 7, Grade 8

The field trips are only offered to Regina Public Schools, but if you visit their website there are a number of pre and post field trip lesson plans on stream ecology.

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Winter Survival Student Checklist

Winter Survival Student Checklist

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This student checklist provides a general list of clothing, food and other items students should bring on a winter outdoor field trip.

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Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This student checkist provides a general list of clothing, food and other items students should bring on an outdoor field trip. This is a word document and can be altered as needed.

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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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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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