Have your students witness the everyday cycle of life-and-death at Forêt-la-Blanche as they begin to discover the daily ongoings of the local decomposers.
|In the morning||With the help of our guide, hit the trails and discover the different stages of decomposition in an old-growth forest.|
| At lunch
||Enjoy a nice picnic outside…|
|In the afternoon||Mix things up and participate in a game of energy transfers and forest food pyramids. End the day by testing your knowledge and successfully navigating our “Amazing Maze”.|
«A Constant Cycle: Life and Death…» transforms lessons into living classrooms to help students explore several key concepts of «living things» from the Science and Technology requirements of Quebec Educational Curriculum.
||-Transformation of energy in living things (ecological pyramids)|
|Matter||-Characteristics of living things (nutrition, respiration, growth, decomposition, etc…)|
|Systems and interactions||-Interaction between humans and their environment|
|Techniques and instrumentation||-Use of simple observational tools (magnifying glass, binoculars)|
||-Terminology related to the understanding of living things|
Furthermore, the program is conducive in the development of the Environmental Awareness and Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Broad Area of Learning.