Discover the impacts of ocean acidification by observing the effect of acidity on shellfish.
Students will analyze historical, long-term trends in climate and explore environmental process through hands-on activities to gain an understanding of weather and climate in Northern Canada and relate to their own experiences with local weather patterns to discuss the changing climate in the north.
Students will conduct a simulation to demonstrate control of several variables in the ecosystem, where different scenarios will be used to demonstrate the positive and negative effects humans have on local ecosystems.
Students will learn about the habitat and lifecycle of Pacific salmon, the effects of climate change on salmon populations and the importance of sustainable fishing practices.
Learn about the negative effects of oil spills on aquatic environments and methods for "cleaning" up oil spills by partaking in a timed game to clean up a fake oil spill with provided materials.
Students will learn about the importance of food webs and how climate change can disrupt them.
Students mine for chocolate chips in cookies, attempting to get as many chocolate chips as possible without damaging the cookie.
Many environmental factors can impact plant growth, and as a farmer, you will have to look for genetic modifications that can help you grow the best crop this year!
Students will learn about biodiversity and ecosystems and create clay castings of leaves or seeds.
Using simple materials, students are challenged to build a small beaver dam.