ADVERTISEMENT

Banbury Crossroads School
Banbury Crossroads School News
November 25, 2015

Fish Creek Field School, Oct 29, 2015

Banbury Secondary Science Students went to Shannon Terrace in Fish Creek Park for Field School on Oct 29, 2015.

Students worked in "scientific teams" to examine interactions, abiotic and biotic features of three distinct ecosystems - grassland, aspen parkland and boreal forest.  Students also explored how human impacts have influenced these ecosystems.

To foster an understanding of these three ecosystems, students were made aware of ecosystem components and interactions, as well as natural cycles and processes of change. Building on this knowledge, students investigated human impacts and engaged in studies that involved environmental monitoring and research. By reflecting on their findings, students became aware of the intended and unintended consequences of human activity, and recognized the need for responsible decision making and action.

The focusing questions were: 

  • How do human activities affect ecosystems?
  • What methods can we use to observe and monitor changes in ecosystems, and assess the impacts of our actions?

The key concepts addressed were: interactions and interdependencies, environmental monitoring, environmental impacts, producers, consumers, decomposers, nutrient cycles and energy flow, species distribution, succession, endangered species, extinction, and environmental management. 




Get more information

Contact Name:
Anne Bransby-Williams

Phone Number:
click to view number


Advertisement

News from Banbury Crossroads School


November 25, 2015
Banbury Crossroads School
Fish Creek Field School, Oct 29, 2015

October 19, 2015
Banbury Crossroads School
Self-Directed Teacher in a Self-Directed School

October 13, 2015
Banbury Crossroads School
Bragg Creek Hike by gr. 2-6

September 30, 2015
Banbury Crossroads School
Banbury Crossroads Founder was featured in Calgary Herald, Aug20, 2015

September 29, 2015
Banbury Crossroads School
One of outdoor activities in Banbury Crossroads School




Our Kids The Trusted Source
Our Kids The Trusted Source

Disclaimer: Information presented on this page may be paid advertising provided by the advertisers [schools/camps/programs] and is not warranted or guaranteed by OurKids.net or its associated websites. See Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Our Kids ™ © 2019 All right reserved.

Sign up to receive our exclusive eNews twice a month.
You can withdraw consent by unsubscribing anytime.
Name
Email
verification image, type it in the box
Our Kids From Our Kids, Canada’s trusted source for private schools, camps, and extracurriculars.