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  Lesson Plans

Grade 12

Below are those lesson plans that are curriculum connected to your Grade. A brief description for each lesson is included. Simply click on the title of the lesson to open up the downloadable PDF. Do note which acronyms appear beside each title; they tell you that curriculum connections are made for certain of these subject areas:

  • S&T – Science and Technology
  • SS – Social Studies
  • S – Science (Secondary Level)
  • CWS – Canadian World Studies
Grade 12 S CW S

Case Study- Walkerton’s Tragedy
(84 KB PDF, 4 pages)

Students will work in teams to develop a report that explains what happened in Walkerton.

Construct a Watershed
(30 KB PDF, 3 pages)

By constructing watersheds out of sand, students will observe how water flows from higher elevations to lower elevations, carrying pollutants over the landscape.

Dukes of Hazard
(22 KB PDF, 5 pages)

Students will learn to properly dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) as they sort a variety of household products into their appropriate disposal containers.

Incredible Journey
(23 KB PDF, 5 pages)

By assuming the role of a water droplet within the water cycle, students investigate the different ways water moves in its three states.

Is That Water Clean?
(27 KB PDF, 3 pages)

This experiment will introduce students to the concept of water treatment using simple filtration techniques

Life Expectancy and Access to Safe Water
(29 KB PDF, 5 pages)

By graphing data on average life expectancy and access to safe water for several countries, students will better understand the relationship between these two variables.

School Water Audit
(84 KB PDF, 14 pages)

Students will measure, calculate and record water use habits within the school to determine the amount of water use.

Something Fishy Going On
(84 KB PDF, 3 pages)

Students will test the pH levels of various common household substances to determine where they lie on the pH scale. They will then see how pH affects aquatic life.

Take the pH Challenge
(20 KB PDF, 2 pages)

Students test the pH levels of various substances (e.g. juice, vinegar, toothpaste etc) and relate their findings to aquatic habitats.

Toast to Water
(18 KB PDF, 1 page)

Students will gain a better appreciation of the water cycle and its existence f rom the beginning of time.

Water Distribution in Peel, Using GIS
(32 KB PDF, 5 pages)

Using the Peel Water Story’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application and a work sheet, teachers and students learn about Peel’s water distribution infrastructure in their own community.

Water Charter of Rights
(23 KB PDF, 2 pages)

By developing a Water Charter of Rights, students consider and debate what they perceive as their fundamental rights to availability and use of water.

Water Quality Testing
(33 KB PDF, 7 pages)

Students will perform chemical tests in this activity to infer the relative health of various water sources.

What’s in the News?
(19 KB PDF, 2 pages)

Students will develop a greater awareness for the role water plays in our lives, locally and globally, by tracking the media.

When I Was A Child
(80 KB PDF, 4 pages)

Students will listen to a poem about a child’s sensory experience of the elements while in a canoe, and then respond to it by answering questions, or performing other activities.

Where Does the Snow Go?
(26 KB PDF, 4 pages)

Students calculate the land area of a watershed and determine how much water will be produced when snowmelt occurs in the spring.

Will It Float?
(127 KB PDF, 3 pages)

Students will learn how an object's buoyancy determines whether it will float or sink.

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Revised: Monday September 21 2015


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