Project WET Instructional Resources

Resources for Parents and Educators Open During Pandemic

The Project WET Foundation in the United States has provided access to some of their free educational resources electronically in response to the COVID-19 school closures. These resources are available to teachers and parents. The materials include books, workbooks, ideas for hands-on activities, and an online game. Many of these materials are available for electronic download. Additional materials and on-line training programs are available for purchase in US funds (please note that physical materials ordered would ship from the US).

Project WET Resources

Curriculum Connections

Manitoba

Manitoba Kindergarten to Grade 12 Science and Social Studies Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Cross-Reference Guide for Manitoba Science Curriculum for: Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

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Pour cette ressource en français, cliquez ici.

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Curriculum Connections K-8

Cross Reference Guide for New Brunswick Science Curriculum for Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

 

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New Brunswick Curriculum Connections K-2

Cross Reference Guide for New Brunswick Science Curriculum for Getting Little Feet Wet (ECE Supplement)

 

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Pour ces ressources du Nouveau-Brunswick en français cliquez ici.

Ontario

Ontario Science Project WET Curriculum Connections K-8

Cross-Reference Guide for Ontario Science Curriculum for: Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0

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Alberta

Grade 2 Alberta Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Topic A: Exploring Liquids – Science Inquiry Emphasis

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Grade 5 Alberta Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Topic E: Wetland Ecosystems – Science Inquiry Emphasis

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Grade 8 Alberta Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Unit E: Freshwater and Saltwater Systems – Social and Environmental Emphasis

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Saskatchewan

Grade 6 Saskatchewan Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Life Science: Diversity of Life

Physical Science: Electricity

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Grade 6 Saskatchewan Social Studies Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Interactions and Interdependence / Dynamic Relationships / Power and Authority / Resources and Wealth

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Grade 7 Saskatchewan Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Life Science: Interactions Within Ecosystems

Physical Science: Mixtures and Solutions

Earth and Space Science: Earth’s Crust

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Grade 7 Saskatchewan Social Studies Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Interactions and Interdependence / Dynamic Relationships / Power and Authority / Resources and Wealth

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Grade 8 Saskatchewan Social Studies Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Interactions and Interdependence / Dynamic Relationships / Power and Authority / Resources and Wealth

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Grade 8 Saskatchewan Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Life Science: Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Tissue

Physical Science: Forces, Fluids, and Density

Earth and Space Science: Water Systems

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Grade 10 Saskatchewan Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Career Investigation

Climate and Ecosystems Dynamics

Chemical Reactions

Force and Motion in Our World

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Grade 11 ES20 Environmental Science Curricular Cross-Reference Guide

Environmental Science

Career Exploration

Student-Directed Study

The Nature of Environmental Science

Atmosphere and Human Health

Human Population and Pollution

Aquatic Systems

Terrestrial Ecosystems

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Pour ces ressources de la Saskatchewan en français cliquez ici.

Backgrounders and Student Sheets

A Grave Mistake

Groundwater is an important source of drinking water in Canada. About 30 % of the Canadian population relies on groundwater as their source of drinking water and the majority of these users live in rural areas.

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Back to the Future

In Canada, floods are a common phenomenon and overflowing conditions can be caused by snowmelt, runoff, ice jams, heavy rainfall, storm surges or the failure of a natural or man-made dam.

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Get the Groundwater Picture

Although we do not see it, a large portion of the Earth’s fresh water is stored in the ground. Groundwater makes up about 30% of all fresh water resources on the planet. In comparison, surface water reporesents only 0.3% of the Earth’s fresh water resources.

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Hydrologic Bank Account

Hydrologists studying a watershed may develop a hydrologic budget in order to understand how much water enters and leaves a specific watershed and how much is available for different purposes.

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Invaders

Aquatic invasive species are plants and animals that are not native to a region and whose introduction and spread in a new region can cause environmental or economic harm.

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Macroinvertebrate Mayhem

The presence or absence of certain macroinvertebrate species can be an indicator of water quality.

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My Water Footprint

Although we do not see it, a large portion of the Earth’s fresh water is stored in the ground. Groundwater makes up about 30% of all fresh water resources on the planet. In comparison, surface water reporesents only 0.3% of the Earth’s fresh water resources.

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Nature Rules

Water plays an important role in many natural disasters. These events can have devastating consequences and Canadians are not immune to such natural disasters.

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Pass the Jug

Water rights are a system through which water resources are allocated for various purposes. As water demand increases, tensions can arise between the different users, particularly in regions with limited water resources.

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Thunderstorm

Thunderstorms often bring intense rainfall and can cause sever flooding. The amount of precipitation released during a thunderstorm are monitored through a network of weather stations.

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Wetland Soils in Living Colour

Wetlands occupy about 14 % of Canada’s land surface, an area slightly larger than the province of Ontario. Most of these wetlands are peatlands located in boreal and sub-arctic regions in northern Canada.

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Videos

Project WET Leadership Workshop, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. July 10 – 12, 2018

2015 Facilitator Workshop

Partners

Additional Resources

A list of Eductator guides that are available for purchase.