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Science Topic C: Classroom Chemistry
5. Recognize that the surface of water has distinctive properties, and describe the interaction of water with other liquids and solids.
Science Topic E: Wetland Ecosystems
9. Identify human actions that can threaten the abundance or survival of living things in wetland ecosystems; e.g., adding pollutants, changing the flow of water, trapping or hunting pond wildlife.
10. Identify individual and group actions that can be taken to preserve and enhance wetland habitats.
11. Students will recognize that changes in part of an environment have effects on the whole environment
Social Studies 5.1: Canada, its geography and people
The environment plays a major role in determining where and how people in Canada live.
New Social Studies Curriculum 5.1: Physical Geography of Canada
Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how the physical geography and natural resources of Canada affect quality of life of all Canadians.
New Social Studies Curriculum 5.3: Canada: Shaping an Identity
Students will demonstrate an understanding of events and factors that have changed the ways of life in Canada over time and appreciate the impact of these changes on citizenship and identity.
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