Fish Creek Provincial Park

Thriving Together

Students will observe, describe, and compare living things. They will use these observations to discover how animals and plants meet their basic needs, and how they depend on each other.

Students will:

  • Review the characteristics of trees and what they need for survival
  • Observe, describe, and compare the living needs of animals
  • Discover and uncover the vast array of living things that surround them
  • Compare and contrast living things with dead and non-living things
  • Learn some ways that animals help plants survive and seed dispersal
  • Role playing to help students understand the role plants play in creating shelter and habitat for animals.
  • Classify local plants and animals into groups on the basis of visible characteristics.
Grade(s):1
Curriculum:Science
Themes:
    • Topic E-Needs of Animals and Plants
Type:Field Study
Duration:Full-Day
Location:Fish Creek Environmental Learning Centre
Fees:$4 per student ($100 minimum group fee)
Availability:September - June

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Updated: May 23, 2019