Round You Go, H2O!

Theme:Water Science
Location:Waterfront
Map #:2
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Purpose

This activity will introduce students to the Hydrological Cycle in a fun role playing game.┬áStudents will be “parts” of the water cycle and will learn the various stages of water that can be found on earth and its atmosphere. Students will become an active water cycle!

Key Messages

  • water is found in different forms
  • water changes forms
  • water is in a continuous cycle, the Hydrological Cycle

 

Ontario Curriculum Connections

Science and Technology
  • Understanding Life Systems, Grade 4 (Habitats and Communities)
    • analyze the positive and negative impacts of human interactions with natural habitats and communities, taking different perspectives into account, and evaluate ways of minimizing the negative impacts
    • demonstrate an understanding of habitats as areas that provide plants and animals with the necessities of life
  • Understanding Life Systems, Grade 6 (Biodiversity)
    • demonstrate an understanding of biodiversity as the variety of life on earth, including variety within each species of plant and animal, among species of plants and animals in communities, and among communities and the physical landscapes that support them
  • 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 (e.g. turning off the faucet while brushing teeth or washing and rinsing dishes conserves water)
Healthy and Physical Education
  • Living Skills, Grade 4 (Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts and Strategies)
    • perform different combinations of locomotor movements with and without equipment, alone and with others, moving at different speeds and levels, using different pathways, and going in different directions
  • Living Skills, Grade 5 (Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts and Strategies)
    • explore different combinations of locomotor movements with and without equipment, alone and with others, moving at different speeds and levels, and using different pathways
  • Living Skills, Grade 6 (Movement Competence: SKills, Concepts and Strategies)
    • perform a wide variety of locomotor movements, in combination, at different speeds, in different directions, and using different pathways, while moving around others and/or equipment

 

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