Grade 5 Programs

FI = Programs available in French for French Immersion Schools
MP = Maximum number of participants for a half day program
Blue = curriculum connection

Below are curriculum topics and a list of our programs that connect to some or all of the expectations

Properties of and Changes in Matter


Healthy Planet, Healthy Lives (Grades 1-5)
Learn how our actions affect the health of the planet and of all life on earth through interactive games and activities.
(All year)

Maple Syrup Harvesting (Grades JK – 7) FI
Travel back to a time when maple sap was collected in pails and carried to a wood fired evaporator. Samples may be provided.
(February to March)

Conservation of Energy and Resources


Renewable Energy (Grade 5) MP = 30
Learn about different types of renewable energy and how we benefit from each.
(April to October)

Ecological Footprint (Grades 5, 7) MP = 40
The way we live has both a local and global impact. Examine your ecological footprint.
(All year)

Healthy Planet, Healthy Lives (Grades 1-5)
Learn how our actions affect the health of the planet and of all life on earth through interactive games and activities.
(All year)

Human Organ Systems


Healthy Planet, Healthy Lives (Grades 1-5)
Learn how our actions affect the health of the planet and of all life on earth through interactive games and activities.
(All year)

Early Civilizations


First Nation People (Grades 2, 3, 5, 6, 7) FI
Journey back in time and explore ways in which life was different for the Huron people.
(All year)

First Nation Games (Grades 2, 3, 5, 6, 7) FI MP =60
The First Nations People played many games. Have fun learning about their customs.
(All year)

Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada


Orienteering (Grades 5 – 8) FI MP = 30
After an introduction to the fundamentals of compass and map reading, take part in orienteering activities.
(All year)

Daily Physical Activity


Survival Game (Grades 5, 6, 7) MP = 60
This unique game highlights the challenges animals face in nature, in order to survive. Students will be split into different groups including herbivores, omnivores, carnivores, elements, and disease. We will then bring the students to a natural setting where they will try to locate food and water stations to ensure their survival.
(June to February)

Tobogganing (Grades All) FI MP = 30
Discover the historical importance of toboggans and enjoy this winter activity (weather permitting). (December-February)

Snowshoeing (Grades All) FI MP = 30
Discover the historical importance of snowshoes and enjoy this winter activity (weather permitting). (December-February)

First Nation Games (Grades 2, 3, 5, 6, 7) FI MP =60
The First Nations People played many games. Have fun learning about their customs.
(All year)






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