Bones n' Stones

  • Grade 4
  • Located in the Dirt Hills near the town of Avonlea on private land
  • Trip will be hiking in the Dirt Hills that were formed during the last ice age and exposed rocks on the surface that are up to 75 million years old with a focus on rocks, minerals, volcanos, fossils and dinosaurs. 
  • full day field trip
  • This site is not accessible by wheelchair or cart.

Related Documents:

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist
Bones n' Stones Rocks and Mineral Chart
Bones n' Stones Power Point
Bones n' Stones Pre and Post Information
Bones n' Stones Bus Bingo
Bones n' Stones Bus Study
Bones n' Stones Bus Study Answers

 

Curriculum Connections

 

Outcomes

Indicators

Grade 4

Science

HC4.1 Investigate the interdependance of plants and animals including humans within habitats and communities.
a,c,f,h,k
 

Science

HC4.2 Analyze the structures and behaviors of plants and animals that enable them to exist in various habitats.
a,b,c,e
 

Science

HC4.3 Assess the effects of natural and human activities on habitats and communities, and propose actions to maintain or restore habitats.
b,c,d,g,i
 

Science

RM4.1 Investigate physical properties of rock and minerals, including those found in local environment.
a,c,d,e,f,k
 

Science

RM4.2 Assess how human uses of rock and minerals impact self, society and the environment.
a,b,c,d,f
 

Science

RM4.3 Analyze how weathering, erosion and fossils provide evidence to support human understanding of the formation of land forms on Earth.
b,c,d,g,i,k,l,n
 

Social Studies

IN4.2 Describe the origins of the cultural diversity in Saskatchewan communities.
a,c
 

Social Studies

DR4.1 Correlate the impact of the land on the lifestyles and settlement patterns of the people of Saskatchewan.
d,e
 

Social Studies

RW4.1 Analyze the strategies Saskatchewan people have developed to meet the challenges presented by the natural environment.
g,h
 

Social Studies

RW4.3 Assess the impact of Saskatchewan resources and technological innovations on the provincial, national, and global communities.
c
 

Phys Ed

PE4.10 Apply tactics, strategies and rules necessary for safe and inclusive involvement in movement activities, including but not limited to co-operative and competitive lead-up games as well as alternate environment activities, when alone and with others.
a,b,d,e,f,g,i
 

Phys Ed

PE4.11 Incorporate safe practises (e.g., warm-up, cool-down, safe stretching, protective responses, proper attire, well-maintained equipment) for the prevention of injury and investigate basic first aid associated with care of illness and injury resulting from participation in movement activities both in and out of physical education class.
a,b,g