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Children's Water Education Council
c/o Waterloo Region Museum 10 Huron Rd.,
Kitchener, ON N2P 2R7
Phone: (519)748-1914
Fax: (519)748-0009
Email: rsusan@cwec.ca

Festival Activity Centres

Eggs to Adults

Description

Did you think hatching was just for chicks? Not a chance! From fish eggs to adults, we explore what condition the fish needs to survive. See how groundwater does its part to provide water to fish spawning in nature.

Expectations

Life Systems, Grade 2 (Growth and Changes in Animals)

Animals have distinct characteristics.
Humans are animals.
There are similarities and differences among different kinds of animals.
Humans need to protect animals and the places where they live.

  1. assess ways in which animals have an impact on society and the environment, and ways in which humans have an impact upon animals and the places where they live;
  2. investigate similarities and differences in the characteristics of various animals;
  3. demonstrate an understanding that animals grow and change and have distinct characteristics

Life Systems, Grade 4 (Habitats and Communities)

Plants and animals are interdependent and are adapted to meet their needs from the resources available in their particular habitats.
Changes to habitats (whether by nature or human means) can affect plants and animals and the relationship between them.
Society relies on plants and animals

  1. analyse the effects of human activities on habitats and communities;
  2. investigate the interdependence of plants and animals within specific habitats and communities;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of habitats and communities and the relationship among the plants and animals that live in them

Life Systems, Grade 6 (Diversity of Living Things)

  • investigate classification systems and some of the processes of life common to all animals (e.g., growth, reproduction, movement, response, and adaptation)
The Children's Water Education Council gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation. With $100 million in annual funding from the province's charitable gaming initiatives, the Foundation provides grants to eligible charitable and not-for-profit organizations in the arts, culture, sports, recreation, environment and social services sectors.