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How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate

How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
How Saskatchewan People Meet the Challenge of the Climate
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This teaching resource offers an in-depth coverage of all the indicators for the outcome RW4.1 – Analyze the strategies Saskatchewan people have developed to meet the challenges presented by the natural environment.


Although it has been written to meet the outcome and indicators for the Saskatchewan Social Studies curriculum, it will meet the needs of educators teaching about how the people in the province are able to meet all the challenges the natural environment puts in their life.

Lessons are presented in the order of the indicators:

a. List the challenges and opportunities climate presents for the residents of Saskatchewan

b. Determine safety measures necessary for living in Saskatchewan climate (clothing; safety package for vehicle: never leave vehicle when stranded in winter; checking highway hotline; not licking frozen metal)
c. Retell the stories of Elders, traditional knowledge keepers, and senior citizens about surviving weather extremes (drought, cold, blizzards, tornadoes, extreme heat)

d. Collect the natural weather forecasting techniques of Elders, traditional knowledge keepers, senior citizens, and others with local knowledge

e. Represent the traditions and practices Saskatchewan people developed when faced with isolation, including First Nations practices adopted by Europeans

f. Research past and present techniques to withstand the Saskatchewan climate

g. Investigate the technological evolution of farming practices in Saskatchewan, including crop variety development, pesticide and herbicide use, and soil and water conservation

h. Graph the total energy consumption in Saskatchewan for an average year and investigate energy efficient technologies being developed in Saskatchewan

Other units for Grade 4 Social Studies that are available in my store:

Saskatchewan Grade 4 Social Studies I Can Statement Posters

How First Nations and Metis Shape Saskatchewan

Origins of Cultural Diversity in Saskatchewan Communities

Influence of Saskatchewan Programs and People on a National Scale


Impact of the Land on Lifestyle and Settlement Patterns in Saskatchewan

First Nations and Metis Relationship with the Land

Implications of the Treaty Relationship in Saskatchewan


Governance Structures in Saskatchewan


The Three Levels of Government

First Nations and Metis Governments
Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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