Teachers

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Teacher Training

Training sessions provide teachers with a better understanding of the contest and the local watershed issues. These sessions are optional and can be delivered one-on-one.

Free Classroom Presentations:

A watershed expert will introduce the topic of watersheds, discuss local environmental concerns and explain the contest to classrooms in a 60 minute interactive presentation.

Contact us to book a date

Lesson Plans

Wetland education plans for teachers and students provided by Ducks Unlimited Canada.

Curriculum Connections

Below are some of the strongest links CARING FOR OUR WATERSHEDS has to curriculum.

You may also download a PDF that details how CARING FOR OUR WATERSHEDS meets objectives in Alberta’s curriculum. Click here

Summary

Grades 7-9

Subject Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9
Science Unit A: Interactions and Ecosystems (Social and Environmental Emphasis)

Unit B: Plants for Food and Fibre (Science and Technology Emphasis)

Unite E: Fresh water and salt water ecosystems Unit A: Bio Diversity

Unit C: Environmental Chemistry

Social Topic A: Geography of Canada and the United States Topic C: Canada responding to Change
Language Arts Caring for our Watersheds is a proposal writing contest; therefore, teachers can assign and grade the written component for Language Arts curriculum standards.

 

Grades 10-12

Subject Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Science Science 10 Unit D: Energy Flow in global systems

Science 14: Investigating matter and energy in the environment

Science 20 Unit D: Changes in Living systems

Bio 20 Unit A: Energy and Matter exchange in the Biosphere

Unit B: Ecosystems and Population Change

Science 30 Unit D: Energy and the Environment
Topic C: Canada responding to Change Topic A: Challenges for Canada Topic B: Interdependence in the Global Environment Topic A: Political and Economic Systems
Language Arts Caring for our Watersheds is a proposal writing contest; therefore, teachers can assign and grade the written component for Language Arts curriculum standards.