Rolling Through the Shed

Theme:Water Protection
Location:Baseball Diamond (Hill Beside)
Map #:20
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Purpose

Students learn about water pollution by pretending to be water drops moving through various parts of a watershed.

Key Messages

  • Water flows in a continuous cycle
  • Water may pick up a variety of contaminants¬†along the cycle
  • We must do our part to prevent water¬†contamination

Ontario Curriculum Connections

Science and Technology
  • Understanding Life Systems, Grade 4 (Habitats and Communities)
    • analyze the positive and negative impacts of human interaction with natural habitats and communities, taking different perspectives into account, and evaluate ways of minimizing the negative impacts
    • identify factors (e.g. availability of water or food, amount of light, type of weather) that affect the ability of plants and animals to survive in a specific habitat
    • describe structural adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive in specific habitats
  • Understanding Earth and Space Systems, Grade 5 (Conservation of Energy and Resources)
    • analyze the long-term impacts on society and the environment of human uses of energy and natural resources, and suggest ways to reduce these impacts

 

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