Curriculum Connections

AuroraCover_v3_press FINAL COVERSchool group presentations to all grades will make curriculum connections to:

  • reading and writing skills
  • building scientific literacy
  • exploring culture and community
  • appreciating multiple points of view
  • developing geographic and historical-thinking skills
  • maintaining a sense of wonder about the world around us
  • exploring, analyzing, and appreciating science and environmental relationships.

Presentations may additionally make these curriculum connections:

Kindergarten: sharing personal stories, culture, and community.

Grade 1: needs of plants/animals, seasonal changes.

Grade 2: communities in Canada from the past, small crawling/flying animals.

img_3272-copyGrade 3: communities in the world, soils have different compositions.

Grade 4: Aboriginal peoples, plant life, ecology, waste in our world, plants growth, the effect of light in our environment, science and technology.

Grade 5: ecosystems, Aboriginal stories, cultural heritage, latitude/longitude, geography, using directions to locate places on maps/globes.

Grade 6: ancient Athens, sky science, trees/forests, science and technology.

Grade 7: planet Earth, plants for food and fiber, trees as natural structures.

Grade 8: fresh and saltwater systems.

Grade 9: space exploration, biological diversity.

Grade 10: Earth’s climate, Earth/space science, ecosystems, application of scientific knowledge to the mutual benefit of self, society, and the environment.

Biology 20-30: how science and technology are developed to meet societal needs and expand human capability, forest destruction, Earth/space science, ecosystems, interest in science and technology topics not directly related to formal studies.

Chemistry 20-30: scientific literacy, Earth/space science, communication etiquette, appreciation of the cultural diversity and achievements of Aboriginal peoples.

Physics 20-30: science and its relationship to technologies and society, scientific literacy, contributions of Aboriginal peoples to understanding the natural world, Earth/space science, environmental context, science and technology, communication.