Badlands

  • Grades 6, 6/7, or 7
  • Located near the town of Avonlea on private land
  • NO PHONES OR CAMERAS ALLOWED ON THIS TRIP
  • Trip will be hiking into the badlands to observe erosion, glacial formations, soil layers and rock that was once on the surface of this area near the end of Cretaceous time period
  • Full day field trip
  • Students will be outdoors all day and need to be prepared with proper clothing, footwear, a nutritious lunch, snacks, and adequate water.

Related Documents:

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist - Spring

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist - Fall

Badlands Bus Study

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Badlands Bus Study Answers

 

Curriculum Connections

 

Outcomes 

Indicators

Grade 6 Science DL6.1 Recognize, describe, and appreciate the diversity of living things in local and other ecosystems, and explore related careers. a,b,c,d
  Science DL6.2 Examine how humans organize understanding of the diversity of living things.  
  Science DL6.3 Anayllze the characteristics and behaviours of vertebrates and invertebrates a,b,c
  Science DL6.4 Examine and describe structures and behaviours that help: individual living organisms survive in their environments in the short term, and species of living organisms adapt to their environment in the long term. a,b,c,d,f

Grade 7

Science

EC7.2 Identify locations and processes used to extract Earth's geological resources and examine the impacts of those locations and processes on society and the environment.
b,c
 

Science

EC7.3 Investigate the characteristics and formations of the surface geology of Saskatchewan, including soil, and identify correlations between surface geology and past, present, and possible future land users.
a,e,f,g,h,i,j,k,l
  Phys Ed
PE7.9 Utilize selected movement skills and combinations of skills (i.e., locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative) to participate in a variety of alternate environment activities.
a,c,e