Africa and the Ocean Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Using an ArcGIS Online account, you are tasked with exploring the largest cities in Africa, and you will look at the relationship between population density and bodies of water in the continent.
Jul 6th, 2017

Africa and the Ocean Lesson Overview

Added by: Rachael B-I

Using an ArcGIS Online account, you are tasked with exploring the largest cities in Africa, and you will look at the relationship between population density and bodies of water in the continent.
Jul 6th, 2017

Animal Cam

Added by: Rachael B-I

Learn about features that help different animals survive • How human impacts affect the health of different animals • How we can help protect our ocean life • How different animals are adapted to different ecosystems
Jan 9th, 2020

Be the Change

Added by: Rachael B-I

Brainstorm, research, list and prioritize four ways your class, your school and/or you and your family can join community or regional activities that reduce your carbon footprints
Jun 30th, 2017

Bioaccumulation

Added by: Rachael B-I

• Students gain understanding of food chain concept and be able to classify the feeding roles of different organisms found in aquatic ecosystems • Able to identify different organisms found in aquatic ecosystems; sensitivity of ecosystem with interconnections and understand ripple effect = continuing or spreading results of actions • Effect humans are having on Ocean systems through litter and pollution, and how in turn may be harmful to humans as it moves up the food chain; possible solutions • Made aware of fish consumption advisories
Jan 9th, 2020

Canadian Atlantic Ocean and Fisheries

Added by: Rachael B-I

ESRI Canada GIS Resource
Oct 22nd, 2017

Coral Reef Mapping Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Students will leverage some of the tools and features available within ArcGIS Online to visualize and assess globally the areas of coral bleaching and disease between the years 2000 and 2006. Students will also have an opportunity to explore factors (i.e., water temperature, population density) related to the health of coral reefs and discover their relative and absolute locations.
Jul 6th, 2017

Cross Cultural Earthquake Experience

Added by: Rachael B-I

Reviewing the history of the massive Earthquake on January 26, 1700 from different cultural points of view, to understand the effect and influence of powerful weather such as earthquakes and tsunamis
Jun 30th, 2017

Ever Changing Beach

Added by: Rachael B-I

Resource created by Betsy Sheffield, the COASTeam program. Sourced from Vancouver Intertidal Field Trips https://madmjones21.wixsite.com/intertidalfieldtrips by Madelyn Muir
Sep 15th, 2017

Follow that Hurricane

Added by: Rachael B-I

Learn how hurricanes gain their energy and travel across the ocean by mapping real hurricane data just as a Meteorologist would.
Jul 27th, 2017

Geographic Inquiry Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

In this assignment, you will follow the geographic inquiry process to study the environment in your local community. You will use your smartphone and GIS tools available in ArcGIS Online to explore, analyze and act on your results.
Jul 6th, 2017

Geographic Inquiry Lesson Overview

Added by: Rachael B-I

In this assignment, you will follow the geographic inquiry process to study the environment in your local community. You will use your smartphone and GIS tools available in ArcGIS Online to explore, analyze and act on your results.
Jul 6th, 2017

Geography of Canada

Added by: Rachael B-I

Canada is a country full of water, from its glaciers, rivers, deltas, streams and bordering oceans. Use geography software to map out Canada and the water form within it.
Jul 6th, 2017

Geography of Canada

Added by: Rachael B-I

Lesson overview for accompanying activity. Canada is a country full of water, from its glaciers, rivers, deltas, streams and bordering oceans. Use geography software to map out Canada and the water form within it.
Jul 6th, 2017

Human Ocean Connection

Added by: Rachael B-I

Explore how Indigenous peoples used traditional knowledge to navigate, survive and thrive on their native land, as well as how the Polynesian wayfinders used the stars and seas alone to navigate across endless open ocean. Compare and Contrast how modern technology contributes to our connection to the ocean, and how both methods can help humans understand the importance of our connection to the ocean.
Nov 10th, 2017

Kelp Forest Camouflage

Added by: Rachael B-I

Become familiar with local forest and a few organisms that live in kelp forests. • Bring attention to challenges faced by animals in this habitat as ecosystem shrinks and fragments through deforestation and changes to habitat from human use; urchin – otter – kelp forest chain Understand importance of camouflage for organisms survival
Jan 9th, 2020

Life in Ecosystems

Added by: Rachael B-I

Matching game and reflection activity to highlight the biodiversity in ecosystems
Jun 30th, 2017

Life in Ecosystems Matching Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Matchup ecosystem services (jobs performed) with the letters labeling these essential shallow water marine ecosystems and their components
Oct 6th, 2017

Marine Debris in the Pacific Ocean Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

In this assignment, you will gain a deeper understanding of what marine debris consist of and what processes cause the accumulation in certain zones. To do this, you will use ArcGIS Online to explore areas within the Pacific Ocean, the role of ocean currents, and the human impact on debris accumulation.
Jul 6th, 2017

Marine Debris in the Pacific Ocean Lesson Overview

Added by: Rachael B-I

In this assignment, you will gain a deeper understanding of what marine debris consist of and what processes cause the accumulation in certain zones. To do this, you will use ArcGIS Online to explore areas within the Pacific Ocean, the role of ocean currents, and the human impact on debris accumulation.
Jul 6th, 2017

Ocean Who Am I?

Added by: Rachael B-I

• Learn about different features that scientists use to classify animals • Investigate animal adaptations • Encourage critical observation of animals’ features and how they relate to their environment
Jan 9th, 2020

Sea and Ice Salinity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Investigating the properties of sea ice through experimentation
Jun 2nd, 2017

Sea and Ice Salinity

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Jul 8th, 2019

Super Animal

Added by: Rachael B-I

Learn about features that help different animals survive • How human impacts affect the health of different animals • How different animals are adapted to different ecosystems
Jan 9th, 2020

The Arctic Ocean

Added by: Rachael B-I

ESRI Canada GIS Interactive Resources
Oct 22nd, 2017

The Plastic Problem Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Plastic enters the ocean at a rate of one dump truck per minute. It is a human-caused problem but has a very person-centered solution. By reducing your single-use plastic waste, you make an impact on our global consumption of plastic. Start the journey by trying this simple challenge.
Nov 14th, 2017

Understanding Ocean Currents

Added by: Rachael B-I

Understanding how ocean currents move in the water and how temperature influences them.
Jun 30th, 2017

Volcanoes Activity

Added by: Rachael B-I

Geography assignment all about Volcanoes
Jul 6th, 2017

Volcanoes Lesson Overview

Added by: Rachael B-I

In this assignment, you will learn about where volcanoes are located, and about the effects of volcanic and tectonic processes in Canada and around the world.
Jul 6th, 2017

Watching My Waste-Line

Added by: Rachael B-I

• Identify what products can be recycled and which ones cannot. • Identify how garbage can impact aquatic life. • Identify where the garbage ends up after it is taken away from the school. • Discuss ways in which they can reduce their impact on the environment
Jan 9th, 2020

Which Melts Faster

Added by: Rachael B-I

Examining and comparing the properties of fresh water and salt water through experimentation
Jun 16th, 2017

Which Melts Fastest

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Jul 8th, 2019