LIFE SCIENCE INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS by dfhercbml

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									    Curricular Cross Reference: New Saskatchewan Grade 6, 7, 8 Science and Project WILD, Below Zero, and Project WET

GRADE 6


                    LIFE SCIENCE: DIVERSITY OF LIFE                                    Project WILD                       Below Zero                       Project WET

            Outcomes                                 Indicators
 DL 6.1 Recognize and describe the        a) State the characteristics that       6 Bearly Born                                                    76 The Life Box (m)
diversity of living things in local and   define all living things (e.g., are    28 Habitat Lap Sit                                                79 Life in the Fast Lane
other ecosystems.                         made up of one or more cells,          38 Habitat Rummy (m)
                                          require energy for life processes,     46 What‟s For Dinner? (m)
                                          and have the ability to reproduce).

                                          b) Observe and document the            18 Wildlife is Everywhere!          83 Winter-Wise Insects         19 Water Log
                                          diversity of living things in their     (& e-aq)                          (e2)                           191 Stream Sense (m)
                                          local habitat through journaling, a    20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt
                                          nature walk, sketching, drawing,       32 Habitracks (m)
                                          photographing, video recording, or     72 Puddle Wonders
                                          other means.                           82 Wild Words... (m)
                                                                                 85 Animal Poetry (m)
                                                                                 98 Environmental Barometer
                                                                                105 Riparian Retreat (e1 & 3)
                                                                                165 Micro Odyssey (m)
                                                                                180 Blue Ribbon Niche (#11)

                                          c) Show respect for other people,       18 Wildlife is Everywhere!        83 Winter-Wise Insects          12 Water Actions
                                          living things, and the environment      20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt      129 What Gall!                   79 Life in the Fast Lane
                                          when observing ecosystems.            109 Water Canaries                                                  89 People of the Bog
                                                                                127 Urban Nature Search (m)                                        191 Stream Sense
                                                                                165 Micro Odyssey                                                  397 Perspectives (m- use with
                                                                                280 Learning to Look, Looking                                       field study)
                                                                                 to See

                                          f) Identify examples of science       204 Wildwork                                                       360 Wet-Work Shuffle
                                          and technology-related careers        224 Smokey the Bear Said
                                          and workplaces which require an       What? (m)
                                          understanding o the diversity of      227 Checks and Balances (m)
                                          life (e.g., naturalist, zoo keeper,
                                          palaeontologist, and wildlife
                                          biologist).


                                                        Notes (all tables)      bold: very strong correlation of activity with outcome/indicator
                                                                                (e): include activity extension
                                                                                (e-aq): aquatic extension
                                                                                (m): minor modification may be required of activity
                                                                                (number; e.g., 2): relevant step in activity procedure

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    Curricular Cross Reference: New Saskatchewan Grade 6, 7, 8 Science and Project WILD, Below Zero, and Project WET

                   LIFE SCIENCE: DIVERSITY OF LIFE                                   Project WILD                  Below Zero                 Project WET

            Outcomes                              Indicators
DL 6.2 Examine how humans              g) Use appropriate scientific           13 Interview a Spider          83 Winter-Wise Insects    19 Water Log (m)
organize understanding of the          terminology to communicate ideas        20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt                             191 Stream Sense (m)
diversity of living things.            about the diversity of living things    72 Puddle Wonders (use
                                       (e.g., biotic, abiotic, Kingdom,        older student variations)
                                       Phylum, monera, protists, fungi,        85 Animal Poetry (m)
                                       plant, animal, vertebrate, and         109 Water Canaries
                                       invertebrate).                         131 Good Buddies
                                                                              161 Visual Vocabulary
                                                                              165 Micro Odyssey (m)
                                                                              180 Blue Ribbon Niche (e1)
DL 6.3 Analyze the characteristics     c) Compare and represent                13 Interview a Spider          83 Winter-Wise Insects   322 Macroinvertebrate
and behaviours of vertebrates (i.e.,   characteristics and behaviours          15 Grasshopper Gravity (m)    129 What Gall!             Mayhem
mammals, birds, reptiles,              (e.g., body shape, body                 64 Are You Me? (m)
amphibians, and fish) and              description, method of respiration,    109 Water Canaries
invertebrates.                         methods of reproduction, method        172 Marsh Munchers
                                       of movement, and method of
                                       feeding) of student-selected
                                       examples of invertebrates (e.g.,
                                       arthropods, annelids, cnidarids,
                                       echinoderms, molluscs, and
                                       nematodes).
DL 6.4 Examine and describe            b) Show interest and curiosity in       18 Wildlife is Everywhere!     83 Winter-Wise Insects    19 Water Log
structures and behaviours that help:   learning about living organisms‟        20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt    93 A Furry Plant?        122 Water Address
        individual living organisms   adaptations to different                85 Animal Poetry               99 Snow Floats           191 Stream Sense (m)
         survive in their              environments by journaling,            125 Graphananimal              103 Winter Wonders
         environments in the short     participating in a nature walk, or     127 Urban Nature Search        107 Winter Buddies
         term                          sharing science-related                286 Too Close for Comfort      123 The Benefit of Big
        species of living organisms   information about adaptations                                         125 Cosy in the Cold
         adapt to their                (gathered from print or video
         environments in the long      resources or personal experience)
         term.                         with classmates.




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                LIFE SCIENCE: DIVERSITY OF LIFE                                 Project WILD                    Below Zero                    Project WET

          Outcomes                           Indicators
                                  c) Describe examples of                122 What Bear Goes Where?         23 Follow the Leader        79 Life in the Fast Lane (& e)
                                  structures and behaviours,             131 Good Buddies                  33 Winter Survival          99 Salt Marsh Players
                                  including seasonal changes,            139 Adaptation Artistry            (evaluation)              122 Water Address
                                  which help living things survive in    142 Seeing is Believing or the    41 Snow Place Like
                                  their environments during the life-     Eyes Have It                      Home
                                  time of the organism.                  147 Quick Frozen Critters         83 Winter-Wise Insects
                                                                         153 Muskox Manoeuvres             89 Ready, Set, Snow!
                                                                         197 Fashion a Fish                93 A Furry Plant?
                                                                                                          107 Winter Buddies
                                                                                                          113 Dress Like a Polar
                                                                                                           Bear
                                                                                                          123 The Benefit of Big

                                  d) Describe examples of                 64 Are You Me?                   15 Bird Banquets           122 Water Address (m)
                                  adaptations to structures and           72 Puddle Wonders                33 Winter Survival
                                  behaviours (e.g., flippers, webbed     139 Adaptation Artistry           55 Fishy Deep Freeze
                                  feet, night-time vision, wide wings,   142 Seeing is Believing or The   117 Adaptarmigan (m)
                                  camouflage colouring, migration,        Eyes Have It!                   129 What Gall!
                                  and hibernation) that have             168 Wetland Metaphors            131 Snakes and Ladders
                                  enabled living things to adapt to      172 Marsh Munchers               159 Dinner Time
                                  their environments in the long         177 The Edge of Home             180 How Wildlife Survives
                                  term.                                  180 Blue Ribbon Niche             (Appendix information)
                                                                         184 Hooks and Ladders
                                                                         194 Fishy Who‟s Who
                                                                         197 Fashion a Fish
                                                                         363 Turtle Hurdles

                                  e) Explain how scientists use the      216 Here Today, Gone                                         150 The Great Stony Book (m)
                                  fossil record as a source of            Tomorrow
                                  information to identify changes or
                                  diversity in species over long
                                  periods of time.

                                  f) Suggest reasons why specific         98 Environmental Barometer
                                  living organisms have or might         145 Polar Bears in Winnipeg?
                                  become endangered or extinct.          216 Here Today, Gone
                                                                          Tomorrow
                                                                         227 Checks and Balances (m)
                                                                         237 Migration Headache (m)
                                                                         289 Shrinking Habitat
                                                                         299 Deadly Links



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                  LIFE SCIENCE: DIVERSITY OF LIFE                                  Project WILD                    Below Zero                  Project WET

           Outcomes                             Indicators
                                    h) Compare closely related              122 What Bear Goes Where?        15 Bird Banquets            99 Salt Marsh Players (e)
                                    animals that live in different parts    139 Adaptation Artistry          (m, e 1 & 2)               123 Water Address (m)
                                    of the world and propose                197 Fashion a Fish (e1 & 2)      89 Ready, Set, Snow!
                                    explanations for any differences in     220 Who Lives Here? (m)          99 Snow Floats
                                    their structures and behaviours.        242 Aquatic Roots               107 Winter Buddies
                                                                                                            109 Frost-Free Feathered
                                                                                                              Friends (m)
                                                                                                            127 Neat Feet (m)
                                                                                                            155 Mighty Migrators

                                    i) Research the advantages of           139 Adaptation Artistry (e6)      15 Bird Banquets (e1)     122 Water Address (m)
                                    particular structures or behaviours     197 Fashion a Fish (8)            89 Read, Set, Snow!
                                    of living organisms that have been      286 Too Close for Comfort (m)    (variation #1)
                                    adapted to suit different                                                 93 A Furry Plant?
                                    environments (e.g., how different                                         97 Snow Lovers or
                                    bird beaks are best suited to                                            Haters?
                                    obtain different types of food, how                                     107 Winter Buddies
                                    different types of foot structure are                                   113 Dress Like a Polar
                                    best suited for different                                                Bear (gr 4-6 variations)
                                    environments).                                                          125 Cosy in the Cold
                                                                                                            129 What Gall! (e2)
DL 6.5 Assess effects of micro-     a) Choose and correctly use              20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt
organisms on past and present       appropriate tools (e.g., magnifying       (e4)
society, and contributions of       glasses, optical microscopes, and       165 Micro Odyssey
science and technology to human     video microscopes) to study living
understanding of micro-organisms.   organisms that cannot be seen
                                    with the naked eye.

                                    b) Observe and represent, using          20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt                                322 Macroinvertebrate
                                    words and diagrams,                      (e4)                                                        Mayhem (m & e)
                                    characteristics of micro-organisms      165 Micro Odyssey
                                    obtained from student- or teacher-
                                    collected water samples (e.g.,
                                    bottled water, tap water, rain
                                    barrel, pond, creek, slough, and
                                    river water).




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                LIFE SCIENCE: DIVERSITY OF LIFE                              Project WILD                    Below Zero               Project WET

          Outcomes                           Indicators
                                  c) Explain how micro-organisms       28 Habitat Lap Sit (m)                                  76 The Life Box (m)
                                  meet their basic needs, including    38 Habitat Rummy (m)                                    79 Life in the Fast Lane
                                  moving around and obtaining          46 What‟s For Dinner? (m)                              322 Macroinvertebrate
                                  food, water, and oxygen.             70 Designing a Habitat                                  Mayhem
                                                                      168 Wetland Metaphors

                                  g) Discuss positive and negative     20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt                             85 No Bellyachers
                                  impacts of micro-organisms for       (e4)                                                    (background)
                                  humans (e.g., food production and   165 Micro Odyssey                                        93 Poison Pump
                                  spoilage, fermentation,                                                                     107 Super Sleuths
                                  pasteurization, water and sewage                                                            348 Sparkling Water (e)
                                  treatment, human digestion,
                                  composting, disease spread and
                                  prevention, and biological
                                  warfare).
Sustainable Personal Actions                                            48 Litter We Know              155 Mighty Migrators    12 Water Actions
                                                                        98 Environmental Barometer     159 Dinner Time (m)    262 Nature Rules! (m)
                                                                      180 Blue Ribbon Niche                                   274 Water Works
                                                                      216 Here Today, Gone                                    279 Where Are the Frogs?
                                                                       Tomorrow                                                (parts II, III, & e)
                                                                      286 Too Close for Comfort                               316 Humpty Dumpty
                                                                      303 Keeping Score                                       367 Choices and Preferences,
                                                                      328 Ethi-Thinking                                        Water Index
                                                                      330 Playing Lightly on the                              457 Water Write (m)
                                                                       Earth                                                  429 Whose Problem Is It?
                                                                      340 Ethi-Reasoning
                                                                      345 Can Do!
                                                                      348 Improving Wildlife Habitat
                                                                       in the Community
                                                                      354 Dragonfly Pond
                                                                      360 Living Research: Aquatic
                                                                       Heroes and Heroines




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                   PHYSICAL SCIENCE: ELECTRICITY                                   Project WILD                   Below Zero          Project WET
            Outcomes                            Indicators
EL 6.1 Assess personal, societal,    a) Provide examples of the types      337 Flip the Switch for                             373 Cold Cash in the Icebox
economic, and environmental          of energy sources used to provide      Wildlife!
impacts of electricity use in        heat and light to homes in the
Saskatchewan.                        past and describe ways in which
                                     electricity-based technologies
                                     have changed the way people
                                     work, live, and interact with the
                                     environment in Saskatchewan.

                                     c) Identify the locations and types   184 Hooks and Ladders                               397 Perspectives
                                     of large-scale electrical energy      337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife!
                                     generation facilities in              312 To Dam or Not to Dam
                                     Saskatchewan and explain how
                                     electrical energy is transmitted
                                     from those facilities to locations
                                     throughout the province.

                                     d) Identify factors that affect       337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife!
                                     electrical consumption at home,       351 Enviro-Ethics (m)
                                     school, and in the workplace and
                                     propose methods of decreasing
                                     electrical energy consumption that
                                     can help to conserve natural
                                     resources and protect the
                                     environment.
EL 6.2 Investigate the
characteristics of static electric
charges, conductors, insulators,
switches, and electromagnetism.
EL 6.3 Explain and model the
properties of simple series and
parallel circuits.
Sustainable Personal Actions                                               306 Planning for People and
                                                                            Wildlife (m)
                                                                           337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife!
                                                                           351 Enviro-Ethics




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                                                                                                               Below Zero
                       PHYSICAL SCIENCE: FLIGHT                                       Project WILD                                        Project WET
            Outcomes                                Indicators
FL6.1 Examine the connections            a) Observe and describe physical      139 Adaptation Artistry (m)     155 Mighty Migrators (m)
between human fascination with           characteristics and adaptations
flight and the development of            that enable birds (e.g., ravens,
technologies based on the scientific     hawks, loons, geese,
principles of flight.                    hummingbirds, sandpipers,
                                         cranes, and sparrows), insects
                                         (e.g., mosquitoes, dragonflies,
                                         grasshoppers, bees, wasps, and
                                         butterflies) and bats to fly.

                                         g) Explain how inventions based       289 Too Close for Comfort (m)
                                         on principles of flight have
                                         changed the way people work,
                                         live, and interact with the
                                         environment locally, nationally,
                                         and globally (e.g., bush planes in
                                         northern Saskatchewan,
                                         scheduled airline travel, supply of
                                         cargo to remote communities and
                                         mine sites, and transoceanic air
                                         travel).
FL6.2 Investigate how the forces of
thrust, drag, lift, and gravity act on
living things and constructed
devices that fly through the air.
FL6.3 Design a working prototype
of a flying object that meets
specified performance criteria.
Sustainable Personal Actions                                                   289 Too Close for Comfort
                                                                                   (e2)




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                 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: SPACE             Project WILD                Below Zero         Project WET
                         (OUR SOLAR SYSTEM)
           Outcomes                           Indicators
SS6.1 Research the physical
characteristics of the major
components of the solar system,
including the sun, planets, moons,
asteroids, and comets.
SS6.2 Examine multiple ways of
explaining and representing
astronomical phenomena, including
phases, eclipses, and seasons.
SS6.3 Examine the evolution of
manned and unmanned space
exploration of the solar system.
Sustainable Personal Actions




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     GRADE 7


         LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                            Project WILD                          Below Zero            Project WET

           Outcomes                          Indicators
IE 7.1 Examine and explain First
Nations and Métis lifestyles and
worldviews as they relate to
ecosystems.
IE 7.2 Observe, illustrate, and    a) Illustrate the ecological         28 Habitat Lap Sit                                            79 Life in the Fast Lane (m)
analyze living organisms within    organization of life within the      72 Puddle Wonders                                             89 People of the Bog
local ecosystems as part of        biosphere, using specific           109 Water Canaries                                             99 Salt Marsh Players
interconnected food webs,          examples of species, populations,   118 Kelp Help                                                 191 Stream Sense (Other
populations, and communities.      communities, ecosystems, and        127 Urban Nature Search                                       Things to Do at a Stream)
                                   biomes.                             131 Good Buddies (m)                                          201 Water Models
                                                                       165 Micro Odyssey (m)                                         (background)
                                                                       172 Marsh Munchers
                                                                       180 Blue Ribbon Niche
                                                                       188 Rainfall and the Forest
                                                                       195 Fishy Who‟s Who
                                                                       299 Deadly Links

                                   b) Provide examples of               72 Puddle Wonders
                                   ecosystem of varying sizes and      105 Riparian Retreat
                                   locations.                          109 Water canaries
                                                                       172 Marsh Munchers
                                                                       177 The Edge of Home
                                                                       180 Blue Ribbon Niche


                                               Notes (all tables)      bold: strong correlation of activity with outcome/indicator
                                                                       (e): include activity extension
                                                                       (e-aq): aquatic extension
                                                                       (m): minor modification may be required of activity
                                                                       (number; e.g., 2): relevant step in activity procedure




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   LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                              Project WILD                      Below Zero                     Project WET

    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            c) Conduct a field study to             20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt          83 Winter-Wise Insects         79 Life in the Fast Lane
                            observe, record (using sketches,        57 Water Wings (1)                  151 An Ice Place to Be! (e2)    89 People of the Bog (m, e)
                            notes, tables, photographs, and/or      72 Puddle Wonders                                                   99 Salt Marsh Players (m, e)
                            video-recordings), and identify        105 Riparian Retreat (e1)                                           186 Rainy-Day Hike
                            living and non-living components       109 Water Canaries                                                  191 Stream Sense (Other
                            of a local ecosystem.                  118 Kelp Help (e3)                                                  Things to Do at a Stream)
                                                                   127 Urban Nature Search                                             322 Macroinvertebrate
                                                                   168 Wetland Metaphors (e1)                                          Mayhem (e)
                                                                   172 Marsh Munchers (e2)
                                                                   177 The Edge of Home
                                                                   180 Blue Ribbon Niche
                                                                   188 Rainfall and the Forest
                                                                   237 Migration Headache (e4)
                                                                   280 Learning to Look, Looking to
                                                                   See
                                                                   283 The Glass Menagerie
                                                                   303 Keeping Score
                                                                   306 Planning for People and
                                                                   Wildlife

                            d) Show respect for all forms of        18 Wildlife is Everywhere!           83 Winter-Wise Insects
                            life when examining ecosystems.         20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt         129 What Gall!
                                                                   109 Water Canaries
                                                                   127 Urban Nature Search (m)
                                                                   280 Learning to Look, Looking to
                                                                   See

                            f) Choose and use appropriate           20 Microtrek Scavenger Hunt          45 Snow Experiments (m)        79 Life in the Fast Lane
                            instruments (e.g., magnifying          109 Water Canaries                                                  191 Stream Sense (Other
                            glass, thermometer, light meter,       163 Owl Pellets                                                     Things to Do at a Stream)
                            hand-held microscope, and digital      165 Micro Odyssey                                                   322 Macroinvertebrate
                            camera) safely, effectively and        283 The Glass Menagerie                                             Mayhem (e)
                            accurately to investigate living and
                            non-living components of
                            ecosystems.




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   LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                            Project WILD                      Below Zero                      Project WET

    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            g) Compile and display ecological      55 Aqua Words                      107 Winter Buddies (m, e1)      79 Life in the Fast Lane (m)
                            data to illustrate the various        109 Water Canaries                  151 An Ice Place to Be! (e2)   191 Stream Sense (Other
                            interactions that occur among         127 Urban Nature Search                                            Things to Do at a Stream, m)
                            living and non-living components      165 Micro Odyssey                                                  322 Macroinvertebrate
                            of ecosystems.                        188 Rainfall and the Forest                                        Mayhem
                                                                  224 Smokey the Bear Said What?
                                                                  (m)
                                                                  255 First Impressions (m)
                                                                  283 The Glass Menagerie
                                                                  303 Keeping Score

                            h) Identify strengths and             316 Facts and Falsehoods
                            weaknesses of different methods
                            of collecting and displaying
                            ecological data (e.g., compare
                            field observations of an
                            ecosystem with observations from
                            a video or television program,
                            compare a food chain with a food
                            web).

                            i) Classify organisms in a variety    172 Marsh Munchers                   65 It‟s A Gasp
                            of ecosystems as producers,           177 The Edge of Home (m)
                            consumers, or decomposers and         180 Blue Ribbon Niche
                            further classify consumers as
                            herbivores, carnivores, or
                            omnivores.

                            j) Interpret interdependence within   118 Kelp Help (e2)                   69 The Great Escape (m,        79 Life in the Fast Lane (m)
                            natural systems by constructing       127 Urban Nature Search (m)         variation 2 & e)                99 Salt Marsh Players
                            food chains and food webs to          153 Muskox Manoeuvres (m)
                            illustrate the interactions among     163 Owl Pellets
                            producers, consumers, and             165 Micro Odyssey
                            decomposers in a particular           172 Marsh Munchers
                            ecosystem.                            180 Blue Ribbon Niche (4)
                                                                  283 The Glass Managerie
                                                                  299 Deadly Links




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         LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                               Project WILD                      Below Zero                 Project WET

           Outcomes                             Indicators
                                     l) Provide examples of                109 Water Canaries (e4)
                                     organizations in Canada that          168 Wetland Metaphors
                                     support scientific research related   184 Hooks and Ladders (e5, 6)
                                     to ecosystems (e.g.,                  195 Fishy Who‟s Who
                                     environmental conservation            216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
                                     groups, federal and provincial        222 Planting Animals
                                     government departments,               227 Checks and Balances
                                     agricultural and marine institutes,   237 Migration Headache
                                     universities, and colleges).
IE 7.3 Identify the flow of energy   a) Illustrate how energy is            46 What‟s for Dinner?              55 Fishy Deep Freeze (e)    99 Salt Marsh Players (m)
and matter in ecosystems through     supplied to and flows through a       105 Riparian Retreat (m)
biogeochemical cycles (water,        food web using the concept of         165 Micro Odyssey (m)
carbon, nitrogen).                   ecological pyramids (e.g., pyramid    172 Marsh Munchers
                                     of energy, pyramid of numbers,        252 Lobster in Your Lunch Box (m)
                                     and pyramid of biomass).              276 Water We Eating? (m)
                                                                           299 Deadly Links (m)

                                     c) Explain the role of                 46 What‟s for Dinner? (m)                                      89 People of the Bog
                                     decomposers in recycling matter        55 Aqua Words (m)                                              99 Salt Marsh Players (m)
                                     in an ecosystem.                       57 Water Wings (m)                                            116 Thirsty Plants (m)
                                                                           165 Micro Odyssey (m)                                          161 The Incredible Journey
                                                                           168 Wetland Metaphors (m)
                                                                           172 Marsh Munchers
                                                                           283 The Glass Menagerie (m)
                                                                           322 Deadly Waters (m)

                                     d) Describe examples of how           245 Where Have All the Salmon
                                     scientists collect evidence, search   Gone?
                                     for patterns and relationships in     283 The Glass Menagerie
                                     data, and propose explanations to     299 Deadly Links (m)
                                     further the development of            316 Facts and Falsehoods
                                     scientific knowledge about energy
                                     and matter flow in ecosystems.




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   LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                            Project WILD                  Below Zero                Project WET

    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            e) Design and conduct an              133 Forest in a Jar (m)         145 The Acid Test (m)
                            experiment to investigate the         283 The Glass Menagerie
                            conditions essential for the growth
                            of plants (e.g., determine whether
                            nutrients in soil are sufficient to
                            support plant growth, determine
                            the influence of sunlight or other
                            forms of light on plant growth).

                            h) Identify and evaluate potential     28 Habitat Lap Sit             55 Fishy Deep Freeze (m)   316 Humpty Dumpty
                            impacts on energy and matter          168 Wetland Metaphors (m)
                            flow of the removal of one or more    180 Blue Ribbon Niche
                            living organisms from a specific      216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
                            ecosystem.                            220 Who Lives Here? (m)
                                                                  222 Planting Animals (m)
                                                                  237 Migration Headache (m)
                                                                  242 Aquatic Roots (m)
                                                                  257 Changing Attitudes
                                                                  286 Too Close for Comfort
                                                                  299 Deadly Links

                            i) Provide examples of scientific     184 Hook and Ladders (e5, 6)
                            knowledge that have resulted in       216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
                            the development of technologies       (e2)
                            that are designed to assist in        232 Net Gain, Net Effect (e8)
                            managing aspects of ecosystems        276 Water We Eating? (e1,2)
                            (e.g., understanding the effect of
                            nitrogen, phosphorus, and
                            potassium on plant growth led to
                            the production of specific
                            formulations of fertilizers,
                            knowledge of how micro-
                            organisms help break down
                            matter led to the development of
                            composting bins).




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         LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                                Project WILD                      Below Zero                     Project WET

           Outcomes                            Indicators
IE 7.4 Analyze how ecosystems       a) Identify evidence of ecological     133 Forest in a Jar                                                 191 Stream Sense (Other
change in response to natural       succession in ecosystems, using        135 Pond Succession (m)                                             Things to Do at a Stream, m)
(e.g., ecological succession) and   the concepts pioneer species,          180 Blue Ribbon Niche (m)
human influences, and propose       climax community, primary              224 Smokey the Bear Said What?
actions to reduce the impact of     succession, and secondary              (e2)
human behaviour on a specific       succession and by identifying          283 The Glass Menagerie
ecosystem.                          changes in plant and animal life in
                                    the ecosystem.

                                    b) Propose ecological questions        224 Smokey the Bear Said What?
                                    to investigate arising from            230 No Water Off A Ducks‟ Back
                                    practical problems and issues          (m)
                                    (e.g., “What is the impact of          295 To Compromise or Not to
                                    clearing land for farming?”, "How      Compromise (& e1)
                                    could a community prolong the life     306 Planning for People and
                                    of its landfill site?", "How could a   Wildlife
                                    community reduce the amount of         310 Aquatic Times (m)
                                    garbage it produces?", “What is        312 To Dam or Not to Dam (m)
                                    the impact of a sports field being
                                    constructed in a particular
                                    location?”).

                                    c) Predict what a specific             135 Pond Succession (m)              155 Mighty Migrators (m, e1)   293 Back to the Future (m)
                                    ecosystem (e.g., clear-cut forest,     216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
                                    abandoned sports field,                (m)
                                    abandoned farm yard, abandoned         232 Net Gain, Net Effect (m)
                                    rail line, ditch, driveway or          262 Watered Down History
                                    sidewalk) will look like in the        283 The Glass Menagerie (m)
                                    future (e.g., 5, 10, and 25 years)     286 Too Close for Comfort
                                    based on characteristics of the        293 Migration Barriers
                                    area and long-term changes             295 To Compromise or Not to
                                    observed in similar ecosystems.        Compromise (e1)
                                                                           306 Planning for People & Wildlife
                                                                           (& e-aq)




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   LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                           Project WILD                   Below Zero                      Project WET

    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            d) Identify and delimit questions    224 Smokey the Bear Said What?   141 Shocking Snow (m)
                            and problems related to the          (m)                              145 The Acid test (&e)
                            effects of natural or human          262 Watered Down History
                            influences on a particular           310 Aquatic Times
                            ecosystem (e.g., delimit a problem
                            related to research on the impact
                            of forest fires on ecological
                            succession).

                            e) Select and synthesize             118 Kelp Help                     65 It‟s A Gasp (e)              79 Life in the Fast Lane (m)
                            information from various human,      180 Blue Ribbon Niche (m 2)      137 Snowmobile Savvy            262 Nature Rules!
                            print, and electronic sources to     195 Fishy Who‟s Who (m)          (variation2)                    279 Where Are the Frogs? (m)
                            develop a response to specific       216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow    147 Kindness That Kills! (e3)   316 Humpty Dumpty (e)
                            questions related to natural or      220 Who Lives Here?
                            human influences on a particular     242 Aquatic Roots
                            ecosystem.                           262 Watered Down History
                                                                 276 Water We Eating?
                                                                 295 To Compromise or Not to
                                                                 Compromise (e1)
                                                                 299 Deadly Links (e)
                                                                 306 Planning for People and
                                                                 Wildlife
                                                                 310 Aquatic Times
                                                                 319 Deadly Skies
                                                                 322 Deadly Waters (e)




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        LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                            Project WILD                     Below Zero              Project WET

         Outcomes                           Indicators
                                f) Propose a course of action or       145 Polar Bears In Winnipeg? (e3)                          262 Nature Rules! (m)
                                defend a given position on a local     180 Blue Ribbon Niche (e2)                                 279 Where Are the Frogs?
                                ecological issue or problem            216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow                               (wrap up)
                                related to natural or human            (m)                                                        397 Perspectives (m)
                                influences on a particular             227 Checks and Balances
                                ecosystem, taking into account         237 Migration Headache (11)
                                scientific, societal, technological,   242 Aquatic Roots (m)
                                and environmental factors.             262 Watered Down History (m)
                                                                       293 Migration Barriers
                                                                       295 To Compromise or Not to
                                                                       Compromise
                                                                       299 Deadly Links
                                                                       303 Keeping Score
                                                                       306 Planning for People and
                                                                       Wildlife
                                                                       310 Aquatic Times (m)
                                                                       312 To Dam or Not to Dam
                                                                       319 Deadly Skies
                                                                       322 Deadly Waters
                                                                       354 Dragonfly Pond (m)

                                h) Provide specific examples to        118 Kelp Help                                               89 People of the Bog
                                illustrate that scientific and         204 Wildwork (m)
                                technological activities related to    216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
                                ecosystems take place in a variety     (e1)
                                of individual or group settings,
                                locally and globally, and by men
                                and women from a variety of
                                cultural backgrounds (e.g.,
                                individual and community
                                gardening, impact studies done by
                                environmental engineers, and
                                research done by teams of
                                international scientists).
Sustainable Personal Actions                                            48 Litter We Know                  137 Snowmobile Savvy   186 Rainy-Day Hike
                                                                       211 The Hunter                      155 Mighty Migrators   191 Stream Sense (Other
                                                                       216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow       159 Dinner Time        Things to Do at a Stream)
                                                                       230 No Water Off A Ducks‟ Back                             316 Humpty Dumpty
                                                                       252 Lobster in Your Lunch Box                              367 Choices and Preferences,
                                                                       255 First Impressions                                       Water Index
                                                                       257 Changing Attitudes                                     377 Dilemma Derby

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         LIFE SCIENCE: INTERACTIONS WITHIN ECOSYSTEMS                                  Project WILD                      Below Zero          Project WET

           Outcomes                               Indicators
                                                                             283 The Glass Menagerie                                  397 Perspectives
                                                                             286 Too Close for Comfort                                429 Whose Problem Is It? (m)
                                                                             303 Keeping Score
                                                                             306 Planning for Wildlife
                                                                             328 Ethi-Thinking
                                                                             337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife!
                                                                             340 Ethi-Reasoning
                                                                             345 Can Do!
                                                                             348 Improving Wildlife Habitat in
                                                                              the Community
                                                                             354 Dragonfly Pond
                                                                             368 Plastic Jellyfish




           PHYSICAL SCIENCE: MIXTURES AND SOLUTIONS                                    Project WILD                      Below Zero          Project WET

           Outcomes                               Indicators
MS 7.1 Distinguish between pure       a) Examine a variety of objects                                                                 279 Where Are the Frogs? (m)
substances and mixtures               and materials, and record
(mechanical mixtures and              qualitative (e.g., colour, texture,
solutions) using the particle model   and state of matter) and
of matter.                            quantitative (e.g., density, melting
                                      point, and freezing point) physical
                                      properties of those objects in a
                                      chart or data table.

                                      b) Describe the characteristics of                                                               54 What‟s the Solution? (m)
                                      pure substances, mechanical                                                                     279 Where Are the Frogs? (m)
                                      mixtures, and solutions.
MS 7.2 Investigate methods of         a) Describe methods of                                                                          348 Sparkling Water
separating the components of          separating the components of
mechanical mixtures and               mechanical mixtures and
solutions, and analyse the impact     solutions, including mechanical
of industrial and agricultural        sorting, filtration, evaporation,
applications of those methods in      distillation, magnetism, and
Saskatchewan.                         chromatography.


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           PHYSICAL SCIENCE: MIXTURES AND SOLUTIONS                                   Project WILD                         Below Zero                    Project WET

           Outcomes                              Indicators
                                     j) Use a technological problem                                                                               348 Sparkling Water
                                     solving process to design,
                                     construct, and evaluate a
                                     prototype of a process or device
                                     for separating a mechanical
                                     mixture or solution (e.g., purifying
                                     drinking water, separating
                                     household waste).
MS 7.3 Investigate the properties    i) Analyze the effects of              230 No Water Off A Ducks‟ Back                                        333 The Price is Right (m)
and applications of solutions,       technological inventions or            299 Deadly Links                                                      338 The Pucker Effect (m)
including solubility and             processes related to solutions         312 To Dam or Not to Dam                                              348 Sparkling Water
concentration.                       (e.g., water softeners, water          319 Deadly Skies                                                      353 Super Bowl Surge
                                     treatment plants, agricultural         337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife! (m)                                 274 Water Works
                                     sprays, insecticides, bleaches,                                                                              397 Perspectives
                                     and drain cleaners) on self,                                                                                 429 Whose Problem Is It? (m)
                                     community, and the environment.
Sustainable Personal Actions                                                319 Deadly Skies (e)                                                  271 Water Meter
                                                                                                                                                  429 Whose Problem Is It? (m)




                      PHYSICAL SCIENCE: HEAT                                          Project WILD                         Below Zero                    Project WET

           Outcomes                              Indicators
HT 7.1 Assess the impact of past     a) Describe examples of                                                        113 Dress Like a Polar Bear
and current heating and cooling      developments in science and
technologies on self, society, and   technologies that arise from an
the environment.                     individual's need for heating and
                                     cooling of clothing, food, and
                                     shelter.




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                      PHYSICAL SCIENCE: HEAT                               Project WILD                Below Zero                    Project WET

           Outcomes                              Indicators
                                     c) Illustrate the historical                               113 Dress Like a Polar Bear   373 Cold Cash in the Icebox
                                     development and scientific
                                     principles of technologies that
                                     address practical problems
                                     regarding human heating and
                                     cooling needs for food, shelter,
                                     and clothing (e.g., oven mitts,
                                     survival suits, air conditioning,
                                     central heating, thermos,
                                     refrigerators, stoves, heaters, and
                                     home insulation).

                                     f) Use a technological problem                             17 Cold Busters (m)            373 Cold Cash in the Icebox
                                     solving process to design,                                                               (m)
                                     construct, and evaluate a
                                     prototype of a device that will
                                     provide a solution to a practical
                                     problem related to heating or
                                     cooling (e.g., cooking food,
                                     keeping food warm or cool for an
                                     extended period, keeping a
                                     shelter warm or cool, keeping a
                                     person warm or cool).
HT 7.2 Explain how                   a) Provide examples from daily                                                            35 Hangin‟ Together (m)
understanding differences            life that illustrate the effects of                                                      144 Geyser Guts
between states of matter and the     heating and cooling on solids,                                                           161 The Incredible Journey
effect of heat on changes in state   liquids, and gases.                                                                      201 Water Models
provide evidence for the particle
theory.                              b) Investigate the effects of                                                            43 Is There Water on Zork?
                                     changes in temperature on solids,                                                        (m)
                                     liquids, and gases.                                                                      47 Molecules in Motion
HT 7.3 Investigate heat transfer
via conduction, convection, and
radiation.
Sustainable Personal Actions




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           EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: EARTH’S CRUST                                   Project WILD                    Below Zero          Project WET

           Outcomes                             Indicators
EC 7.1 Analyze scientific            b) Provide examples of past                                                                 144 Geyser Guts (m)
understanding and explanations       theories and ideas, including
for movements and forces within      cultural mythology, that explain
the Earth‟s crust.                   geological phenomena such as
                                     volcanic activity, earthquakes and
                                     mountain building.

                                     e) Describe societal and                                                                    262 Nature Rules!
                                     environmental impacts of some
                                     catastrophic events, including
                                     earthquakes or volcanic eruptions,
                                     which have occurred on or near
                                     Earth's surface and predict the
                                     impacts of future events.
EC 7.2 Identify locations and        h) Suggest solutions to problems      230 No Water Off A Ducks‟ Back                        166 Just Passing Through
processes used to extract            that arise from applications of       299 Deadly Links                                      254 Irrigation Interpretation
geological resources of the Earth,   science and technology, taking                                                              274 Water Works (m)
including rocks and minerals, and    into account potential advantages                                                           397 Perspectives
examine the impacts of those         and disadvantages (e.g.,                                                                    429 Whose Problem Is It? (m)
processes on society and the         managing mine tailings and
environment.                         pollutants; reclamation of open pit
                                     mining sites; ecological impact of
                                     pipelines; resource depletion;
                                     erosion due to forestry, mining,
                                     and agriculture; and urbanization).
EC 7.3 Investigate the               e) Differentiate between                                                                    150 The Great Stony Book (m)
characteristics and formation of     weathering and erosion and the                                                              166 Just Passing Through
the surface geology of               role of water in each process, and                                                          212 Wetland Soils in Living
Saskatchewan, including soil, and    identify local examples of each                                                             Colour (wrap up)
identify correlations between the    process.
surface geology and past,
present, and possible future land
uses.




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          EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: EARTH’S CRUST                      Project WILD                Below Zero           Project WET

         Outcomes                          Indicators
                                h) Collect, with permission, and                                               212 Wetland Soils in Living
                                examine samples of local soils to                                              Colour
                                determine their properties (e.g.,
                                colour, odour, texture, presence of
                                organic matter, pore size, and air
                                and water capacity).
Sustainable Personal Actions                                                                                   274 Water Works (wrap up)
                                                                                                               429 Whose Problem Is It? (m)




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      GRADE 8


       LIFE SCIENCE: CELLS, TISSUES, ORGANS AND SYSTEMS                                  Project WILD                          Below Zero                  Project WET

           Outcomes                                Indicators
CS 8.1 Describe the                   f) Demonstrate how gases and water                                                                             72 Let‟s Even Things Out
characteristics of cells and          move into and out of cells by
compare structural and                modelling the processes of diffusion
functional characteristics of plant   and osmosis.
and animal cells.
CS 8.2 Demonstrate proficiency        d) Use a microscope effectively and       165 Micro Odyssey (2)
in the use of a compound light        accurately to observe differences in
microscope to observe plant and       structure between plant and animal
animal cells.                         cells and draw labelled diagrams of
                                      what is seen.

CS 8.3 Explain structural and
functional relationships among
cells, tissues, organs, and organ
systems in humans.
CS 8.4 Analyze how the                b) Show interest in science-related                                             113 Dress Like a Polar Bear
interdependence of organ              questions and issues by posing                                                  (m)
systems contributes to the            questions and defining practical
healthy functioning of the human      problems related to the healthy
body.                                 functioning of the human body.

                                      d) Provide examples of how the body                                             113 Dress Like a Polar Bear
                                      reacts to internal and external stimuli                                            (re: temperature changes)
                                      such as viruses, bacteria, alcohol,
                                      drugs, dust, and temperature
                                      changes.
Sustainable Personal Actions                                                    165 Micro Odyssey (e2)


                                                     Notes (all tables)         bold: strong correlation of activity with outcome/indicator
                                                                                (e): include activity extension
                                                                                (e-aq): aquatic extension
                                                                                (m): minor modification may be required of activity
                                                                                (number; e.g., 2): relevant step in activity procedure




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                PHYSICAL SCIENCE: OPTICS AND VISION                                       Project WILD                     Below Zero        Project WET
            Outcomes                                Indicators
OP 8.1 Identify and describe,
through experimentation,
properties of visible light including
    -    rectilinear propagation
    -    reflection
    -    refraction.
OP 8.2 Explore properties and
application of optics-related
technologies, including concave
and convex mirrors and lenses.
OP 8.3 Compare the nature and           d) Compare human vision with            142 Seeing is Believing or the Eyes
properties of human vision with         that of other vertebrates and           Have It (m)
optical devices and vision in other     invertebrates, including the
living organisms.                       function and design of the eye.
OP 8.4 Evaluate the impact of
electromagnetic radiation-based
technologies on self and
community.
Sustainable Personal Actions




               PHYSICAL SCIENCE: FLUIDS AND DENSITY                                       Project WILD                     Below Zero        Project WET
            Outcomes                                Indicators
FD 8.1 Investigate and represent        i) Identify the effects of changes in                                                           25 Adventures in Density
the density of solids, liquids, and     temperature on the density of                                                                   47 Molecules in Motion (m)
gases based on the particle model       solids, liquids, and gases and
of matter.                              explain the results using the
                                        particle model of matter.




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                                       j) Describe situations in daily life                                      25 Adventures in Density
                                       where we see evidence that the
                                       density of substances changes
                                       naturally (e.g., molten lava as it
                                       cools, water „turning over‟ at 4°C
                                       in the fall, air when mirages form)
                                       or is intentionally altered (e.g., air
                                       in a hot-air balloon, cream when it
                                       is churned and cooled).
FD 8.2 Examine the effects of
forces in and on objects in fluids,
including the buoyant force.
FD 8.3 Investigate and describe        h) Describe situations in which                 99 Snow Floats (m)
physical properties of fluids          pressure can be increased or                   103 Winter Wonders (m)
(liquids and gases), including         decreased by altering surface
viscosity and compressibility.         area (e.g., snow shoes vs. boots,
                                       flat-heeled vs. high-heeled shoes,
                                       adaptive hoof shape of the
                                       woodland caribou, dual or triple
                                       tires on a tractor, and placing a
                                       thumb over the end of a garden
                                       hose).
FD 8.4 Identify and interpret the      f) Describe and explain the role of                                      43 Is There Water on Zork?
scientific principles underlying the   collecting evidence, finding                                            (m)
functioning of natural and             relationships, proposing
constructed fluid systems.             explanations, and imagination in
                                       the development of scientific
                                       knowledge related to fluids and
                                       fluid systems (e.g., finding
                                       relationships between density or
                                       pressure and change in
                                       temperature provides insights into
                                       practical uses for fluids).
Sustainable Personal Actions                                                                                   333 The Price is Right




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     EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH                                 Project WILD                      Below Zero                   Project WET
           Outcomes                              Indicators
WS 8.1 Analyze the impact of          a) Construct visual                    50 How Wet is Our Planet?                                       206 Wet Vacation (m, part II)
natural and human changes to the      representations of the world              (m & e1)                                                     238 A Drop in the Bucket
distribution and characteristics of   distribution of water, and the         55 Aqua Words (m)                                               (m)
water in local, regional, and         distribution of water in              376 Watershed                                                    392 Pass the Jug (m,
national ecosystems.                  Saskatchewan, including                                                                                background)
                                      watersheds, lakes, rivers,
                                      streams, river systems, wetlands,
                                      ground water, saline lakes, and
                                      riparian areas.

                                      b) Compare characteristics of          55 Aqua Words (m)                  55 Fishy Deep Freeze          79 Life in the Fast Lane
                                      surface water features, such as        57 Water Wings (m)                151 An Ice Place to Be!        89 People of the Bog
                                      lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands,      72 Puddle Wonders!                                              133 Capture, Store, and
                                      and riparian areas.                    82 Wild Words… (m)                                              Release (m)
                                                                            105 Riparian Retreat                                             186 Rainy Day Hike (& e)
                                                                            109 Water Canaries
                                                                            135 Pond Succession
                                                                            169 Wetland Metaphors
                                                                            172 Marsh Munchers
                                                                            181 Blue Ribbon Niche
                                                                            237 Migration Headache
                                                                            376 Watershed

                                      d) Apply the concept of systems        55 Aqua Words                     141 Shocking Snow (winter      89 People of the Bog
                                      as a tool for interpreting the         57 Water Wings                    modification of WILD “Where   116 Thirsty Plants
                                      structure and interactions of         169 Wetland Metaphors              Does Water Go After           129 Branching Out!
                                      natural water systems by              188 Rainfall and the Forest        School?”)                     137 Get the Ground Water
                                      constructing representations of       191 Where Does Water Go After                                    Picture
                                      systems such as the water cycle,      School? (m)                                                      157 Imagine! (m)
                                      watersheds, and continental           376 Watershed                                                    161 Incredible Journey
                                      drainage basins and showing                                                                            201 Water Models
                                      interrelationships between parts of                                                                    348 Sparkling Water
                                      the system.

                                      e) Construct a written, visual, or     57 Water Wings (m #6)                                           129 Branching Out!
                                      dramatic representation of the                                                                         157 Imagine!
                                      water cycle, including showing or                                                                      161 Incredible Journey
                                      explaining how a single particle of                                                                    201 Water Models
                                      water can travel through the cycle
                                      over extended periods of time.



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EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH                            Project WILD                        Below Zero                   Project WET
    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            f) Identify possible personal,        181 Blue Ribbon Niche                155 Mighty Migrators (m #3)    12 Water Actions
                            societal, economic, and               230 No Water Off A Duck‟s Back                                     166 Just Passing Through
                            environmental consequences of         237 Migration Headache (m)                                         219 A-maze-ing Water
                            natural changes and human             312 To Dam or Not to Dam                                           254 Irrigation Interpretation
                            practices and technologies that       322 Deadly Waters                                                  267 Sum of the Parts
                            pose threats to surface and/or        333 Water‟s Going On?! (e)                                         289 AfterMath (e, m)
                            groundwater systems in                335 What Did Your Lunch Cost                                       293 Back to the Future
                            Saskatchewan (e.g., vegetation        Wildlife? (e-aq)                                                   316 Humpty Dumpty (m, e)
                            removal, water and sewage             337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife                                   333 The Price is Right
                            treatment plants, timber                  (e-aq)                                                         348 Sparkling Water
                            harvesting, over application of       340 Ethi-Reasoning (e-aq)                                          353 Super Bowl Surge
                            fertilizers, agricultural and urban   345 Can Do! (e-aq)                                                 367 Choices and
                            irrigation, impervious ground         351 Enviro-Ethics (e-aq)                                           Preferences,
                            cover, land alterations, mining,      354 Dragonfly Pond                                                      Water Index
                            introduction of invasive species,     360 Living Research: Aquatic Heros                                 377 Dilemma Derby
                            shoreline erosion, fluctuating lake   and Heroines                                                       388 Hot Water
                            levels, flooding, draining and/or     371 Something‟s Fishy Here!                                        397 Perspectives
                            channelling of surface water          376 Watershed (e4)
                            features, and damming of rivers).     381 Alice in Waterland                                             modifications: add SK data

                            g) Research a specific human          181 Blue Ribbon Niche                141 Shocking Snow (e)          12 Water Actions
                            practice or technology that may       184 Hooks and Ladders                145 The Acid Test (m)         186 Rainy Day Hike
                            pose a threat to surface and/or       191 Where Does Water Go After                                      219 A-maze-ing Water (e)
                            ground water systems in               School?                                                            232 Common Water
                            Saskatchewan and explain how          231 No Water Off a Duck‟s Back                                     254 Irrigation Interpretation
                            different groups in society (e.g.,    237 Migration Headache (m, e)                                      267 Sum of the Parts
                            landowner, consumer, business         242 Aquatic Roots                                                  293 Back to the Future
                            owner, recreational user,             312 To Dam or Not to Dam (e2,3)                                    333 The Price is Right
                            fisherman, government official,       322 Deadly Waters                                                  338 The Pucker Effect
                            and farmer) may have conflicting      354 Dragonfly Pond                                                 353 Super Bowl Surge (m)
                            needs and desires in relation to      369 Plastic Jellyfish                                              377 Dilemma Derby
                            the practice or technology and        371 Something‟s Fishy Here!                                        388 Hot Water
                            how those decisions or actions of     381 Alice in Waterland                                             397 Perspectives
                            different stakeholders may or may                                                                        429 Whose Problem Is It?
                            not be addressed by scientific or
                            technological knowledge.                                                                                 modifications: add SK data




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     EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH                                Project WILD                          Below Zero                Project WET
          Outcomes                             Indicators
                                   h) Evaluate individual and group       181 Blue Ribbon Niche                                               12 Water Actions
                                   processes used in planning,            237 Migration Headache                                             137 Get the Ground Water
                                   problem solving, decision making,      345 Can Do! (e-aq)                                                 Picture
                                   and completing a task related to       354 Dragonfly Pond                                                 317 Humpty Dumpty
                                   studying threats to water systems,                                                                        333 The Price is Right
                                   such as accepting various roles in                                                                        348 Sparkling Water
                                   a group, sharing responsibility for                                                                       353 Super Bowl Surge
                                   carrying out decisions, and                                                                               392 Pass the Jug (7 & e)
                                   seeking consensus before making                                                                           397 Perspectives
                                   decisions.
WS 8.2 Describe how wind, water,   a) Examine how the processes of        135 Pond Succession (m)                 155 Mighty Migrators (m)   150 The Great Stony Book
and ice have shaped and continue   weathering, erosion, and               376 Watershed (m)                                                  166 Just Passing Through
to shape the Canadian landscape.   deposition result from water
                                   movement and wave action,
                                   including how waves and tides are
                                   generated and how they interact
                                   with shorelines.

                                   d) Describe how the interactions       188 Rainfall and the Forest (m)                                    174 Piece it Together
                                   of ocean currents, winds, and                                                                             206 Wet Vacation (II)
                                   regional climates shape local,
                                   regional, national, and global
                                   environments.

                                   f) Create a written, visual,           376 Watershed                                                      129 Branching Out!
                                   physical, or dramatic                                                                                     166 Just Passing Through
                                   representation of the processes                                                                           223 Colour Me a Watershed
                                   that lead to the development of
                                   rivers, lakes, continental drainage
                                   systems, and ocean basins,
                                   including glaciation, continental
                                   drift, erosion, and volcanic action.

                                   g) Identify factors that affect         50 How Wet is Our Planet? (m)          155 Mighty Migrators (m)   171 Old Water
                                   glacier formation and reduction                                                                           174 Piece It Together
                                   and their effects on the                                                                                  303 Dust Bowls and Failed
                                   environment, including the                                                                                Levees
                                   formation of glacial landforms
                                   such as drumlins, moraines,
                                   eskers, and kettle lakes in
                                   Saskatchewan.



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         Curricular Cross Reference: New Saskatchewan Grade 6, 7, 8 Science and Project WILD, Below Zero, and Project WET

     EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH                                  Project WILD                      Below Zero                   Project WET
           Outcomes                            Indicators
                                   h) Identify factors that affect polar     50 How Wet is Our Planet? (m)      155 Mighty Migrators (m)       171 Old Water
                                   icecap formation and reduction                                                                              174 Piece It Together
                                   and their effects on the                                                                                    303 Dust Bowls and Failed
                                   environment, including possible                                                                             Levees
                                   changes to ocean currents and
                                   climate patterns.

                                   i) Propose new questions and                                                                                 12 Water Actions
                                   problems for future study that                                                                              267 Sum of the Parts (m)
                                   arise from the study of the effects
                                   of wind, water, and ice on the
                                   landscape (e.g., "How might
                                   changes in glaciers affect
                                   Saskatchewan water supplies?"
                                   "How might icecap melting
                                   change Canadian coastlines?")
WS 8.3 Analyze natural factors     b) Identify diverse examples of           64 Are You Me? (m)                                                122 Water Address (m)
and human practices that affect    organisms in a variety of marine          70 Designing a Habitat (m)                                        191 Stream Sense (Other
productivity and species           and freshwater ecosystems (e.g.,         105 Riparian Retreat                                               Things to Do at a Stream)
distribution in marine and fresh   wetlands, lakes, rivers, salt            109 Water Canaries                                                 322 Macroinvertebrate
water environments.                marsh, estuary, ocean, and               165 Micro Odyssey                                                  Mayhem
                                   intertidal zone) and explain how         169 Wetland Metaphors
                                   biodiversity is an indicator of          177 The Edge of Home (m)
                                   ecosystem health.                        181 Blue Ribbon Niche

                                   c) Identify factors that affect          109 Water Canaries                  141 Shocking Snow (e)           79 Life in the Fast Lane
                                   productivity and species                 376 Watershed (e4)                  145 The Acid Test               89 People of the Bog
                                   distribution in aquatic                                                                                     191 Stream Sense (Other
                                   environments (e.g., temperature,                                                                            Things to Do at a Stream)
                                   turbidity, sunlight, nutrients,                                                                             322 Macroinvertebrate
                                   salinity, water depth, currents,                                                                            Mayhem
                                   overfishing, upwelling, and
                                   pollutants).

                                   d) Research a student-selected            57 Water Wings (e3)                 83 Winter-Wise Insects (e1)
                                   aquatic species, describe the            181 Blue Ribbon Niche (m)            93 A Furry Plant? (aq-e)
                                   characteristics of its environment,
                                   identify factors that could affect its
                                   productivity, and suggest methods
                                   of ensuring long-term viability of
                                   the species.



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EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH                             Project WILD                      Below Zero              Project WET
    Outcomes                           Indicators
                            e) Measure factors that provide       109 Water Canaries                   141 Shocking Snow        43 Is There Water on Zork?
                            indicators of water quality, such                                                                  (e)
                            as temperature, turbidity,                                                                         191 Stream Sense (with 194
                            dissolved oxygen content,                                                                          Other Things to Do at a
                            presence of nitrates or                                                                            Stream)
                            phosphates, and                                                                                    344 Reaching Your Limits
                            macroinvertebrates, from a variety                                                                 (e)
                            of samples of water.

                            f) Interpret patterns and trends in   109 Water Canaries                   141 Shocking Snow (m)    43 Is There Water on Zork?
                            water quality data, and infer and     319 Deadly Skies (m & e1)            145 The Acid Test (e)   (e)
                            explain relationships among the                                                                     93 Poison Pump
                            variables.                                                                                         344 Reaching Your Limits
                                                                                                                               279 Where Are the Frogs?
                                                                                                                               (II, 5)

                            h) Describe examples of                                                                             93 Poison Pump (m)
                            technologies used to assess                                                                        407 Water Concentration
                            water quality and how those
                            technologies have changed over
                            time.

                            i) Provide examples of how            216 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow                                191 Stream Sense (e)
                            individuals and public and private    232 Net Gain, Net Effect (e9 & 10)                           300 The CEO
                            Canadian institutions contribute to   237 Migration Headache (m)                                   307 Every Drop Counts
                            the sustainable stewardship of        242 Aquatic Roots                                            353 Super Bowl Surge
                            water through traditional                                                                          360 Wet-Work Shuffle
                            knowledge and scientific and                                                                       377 Dilemma Derby
                            technological research and                                                                         413 Water Court
                            endeavours related to aquatic
                            environments (e.g., marine
                            research institutes, universities,                                                                 modifications: add
                            federal and provincial government                                                                  institutions
                            departments, and ecological
                            groups) and identify possible
                            careers related to the study and
                            stewardship of water.




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        Curricular Cross Reference: New Saskatchewan Grade 6, 7, 8 Science and Project WILD, Below Zero, and Project WET

    EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: WATER SYSTEMS ON EARTH              Project WILD                      Below Zero               Project WET
         Outcomes                         Indicators
Sustainable Personal Actions                           230 No Water Off A Duck‟s Back      141 Shocking Snow!         271 Water Meter
                                                       322 Deadly Waters                   145 The Acid Test          307 Every Drop Counts
                                                       333 Water‟s Going On?! (e)          155 Mighty Migrators (m)   333 The Price is Right
                                                       335 What Did Your Lunch Cost                                   367 Choices and
                                                       Wildlife? (e-aq)                                               Preferences, Water Index
                                                       337 Flip the Switch for Wildlife                               382 Easy Street
                                                           (e-aq)                                                     400 Water: Read All About
                                                       340 Ethi-Reasoning (e-aq)                                      It!
                                                       345 Can Do! (e-aq)                                             429 Whose Problem Is It?
                                                       351 Enviro-Ethics (e-aq)
                                                       354 Dragonfly Pond
                                                       360 Living Research: Aquatic
                                                            Heros and Heroines
                                                       371 Something‟s Fishy Here!
                                                       376 Watershed (e4)
                                                       381 Alice in Waterland




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