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Outdoor & Environmental Education

Strands & Topics: Science and Technology, Grade 1-8


Strand
Understanding Life Systems Underdanding Structures & Mechanisms Understanding Matter & Energy Understanding Earth & Space Systems
Grade 1 Needs & Characteristics of Living Things Materials, Objects, & Everyday Structures Energy in Our Lives Daily & Seasonal Changes
Grade 2 Growth &
Changes in
Animals
Movement Properties of Liquids and Solids Air & Water in the Environment
Grade 3 Growth &
Changes in
Plants
Strong and Stable Structures Forces Causing Movement Soils in the Environment
Grade 4 Habitats &
Communities
Pulleys and Gears Light & Sound Rocks and Minerals
Grade 5 Human Organ
Systems
Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms Properties of and Changes in Matter Conservation of Energy and Resources
Grade 6 Biodiversity Flight Electricity and Electrical Devices Space
Grade 7 Interactions in the Environment Form and Function Pure Substances and Mixtures Heat in the Environment
Grade 8 Cells Systems in Action Fluids Water Systems

Social Studies

Grade 3 - Pioneer Life, Rural Communities
Grade 6 - Aboringinal Peoples
Health & Physical Education

Fundamental Movement Skills
Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 - outdoor pursuits, co-operative games - locomotion with equipment

Active Participation
Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 - outdoor pursuits, co-operative games, enthusiasm for the outdoors

Outdoor & Environmental Education