Each group experiences a survival simulation and practise meeting their basic needs of air, shelter, water and food. Learners discover that group cooperation is the most important aspect of survival in this lesson. Avoiding a survival situation is emphasized through proper planning and prevention, and emphasis is placed on the "Heat Thieves" studied in the Grade 7 curriculum.
Curriculum expectations introduced/reviewed:
Grade 7 Science & Technology - Heat in the Environment
1.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6