Permission Form for Rouge Habitats and Communities

511C Permission Form for Rouge Habitats and Communities
Permission Form for Rouge Habitats and Communities

Rouge Habitats and Communities

Deer Print in the SnowWalking the trails located near Hillside will provide students with the opportunity to explore and investigate different habitats and communities of plants, birds, insects and animals. Students will focus on ways in which plants and animals that live in a community depend on features of their habitat to meet their needs for survival.

The day will continue with students further exploring some of these concepts either with some Simulation Games, a hike in another area, a detailed investigation of a specific habitat or some environmental restoration projects.


Overall Expectations:

Science and Technology: 
  • 2¬†investigate the interdependence of plants and animals within specific habitats and communities
  • 3 demonstrate an understanding of habitats and communities and the relationships among the plants and animals that live in them
Animal footprints in the sand

Specific Expectations

Science and Technology: 
  • 2.3 use scientific inquiry/research skills to investigate ways in which plants and animals in a community depend on features of their habitat to meet important needs
  • 3.1 demonstrate an understanding of habitats as areas that provide plants and animals with the necessities of life
  • 3.3 identify factors that affect the ability of plants and animals to survive in a specific habitat