Get Kids Thinking About Nature! Resources for Teachers

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Want see what life is like living as a turtle?  Try out this online game designed to show you what it’s like living in a turtle’s shell. Be a Blanding’s or a Painted turtle, get strong by eating what a turtle eats , and dodge predators and pollution to complete your turtle missions!  

PLAY AT RISK GAME

This great game is an excellent way for children to better understand many of the science-based concepts taught in the Ontario curriculum. Information bubbles pop up at various points in the game to provide extra facts about Ontario’s turtle species and the threats they face.

Teacher’s Corner

Link this game with Ontario Science and Technology curriculums!

Grade

Unit/Strand

Expectation Link

4

Habitats and Communities 1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4

6

Biodiversity 2.2, 3.1, 3.7

7

Interactions in the Environment 3.1, 3.3, 3.4

9

Sustainable Ecosystems B3.3, B3.5

12

Homeostasis E3.3

Check out some of other online curriculum packages for grades 1 to 12. Topics include: Turtle Conservation, Wetlands and Rattlesnakes.  Packages contain teachable information, direct references to science and technology curriculum Expectations, and created activities you can print and do in your classroom.

Want a little extra? Have your class visit the Toronto Zoo! We have self-guided tour packages that correspond with the Ontario Science and Technology/Life Systems strand curriculums! For more information contact Group Bookings at (416) 392-5932 to book the visit.

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