Note: This unit is written in French (Exception: Water crisis article is English, and lunch kit sorting activity provided in English and French).
This unit focuses on the connection between health and science as students are asked to investigate water, and healthy drinking and eating habits.
The unit begins with a look at water and develops into an investigation of Canada's Food Guide and healthy choices for our bodies.
-Diagram: The water cycle
-Cloze notes: The water cycle
-Paragraph graphic organizer: The water cycle
-Drawing graphic organizer: The water cycle
-Water and my health: Comic strip graphic organizer
-Worksheet: Water in the environment
-Worksheet: Sources of fresh water
-National Geographic article - Water Crisis (Available in English only)
-Blank bar graph: World Water Use
-My water use, homework recording sheet
-Reflection worksheet: How can I conserve water?
-The Food Guide and my body: Worksheet, what do vitamins, minerals and water do for our bodies?
-True or False? Facts about water and the body
-Lunch kit investigation: What food groups are in my lunch? (Provided in English and French)
-Food and Water connection: Collage page
-My food journal, homework recording sheet
-Unit overview and explanations
-Final project: Restaurant and healthy, kid friendly menu (Includes assignment explanation and marking guide)