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Curriculum Links to Waste Education Programs

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The Ontario curriculum expectations that most relate to our school programs are provided for each grade level below:

Kindergarten

  • Children are curious and connect prior knowledge to new contexts in order to understand the world around them.
  • Partnerships with families and communities strengthen the ability of early childhood settings to meet the needs of young children.
  • Play is a means to early learning that capitalizes on children’s natural curiosity and exuberance.

Grade 1

Science & Technology

  • Understanding Structures & Mechanisms – 1.1

Social Studies

  • Strand A – A3.1
  • Strand B – B1.1, B3.7

Grade 2

Science & Technology

  • Growth and Changes in Animals – 1.2
  • Air and Water in the Environment – 1.1

Grade 3

Science & Technology

  • Growth and Changes in Plants – 1.2
  • Soils in the Environment – 2.4

Social Studies

  • Strand B – B2.1, B2.5, B3.1

Grade 4

Science & Technology

  • Habitats and Communities – 1.1,1.2
  • Rocks and Minerals – 1.1

Social Studies

  • Strand B – B2.1

Grade 5

Science & Technology

  • Properties of and Changes in Matter – 1.1
  • Conservation of Energy and Resources – 1.1

Social Studies

  • Strand B – B1.3, B3.3, B3.5

Grade 6

Science & Technology

  • Biodiversity – 1.2

Social Studies

  • Strand B – B1.2, B1.3

Grade 7

Science & Technology

  • Interactions in the Environment – 1.1
  • Form and Function – 1.1
  • Pure Substances and Mixtures – 1.1

Geography

  • Strand B – B1.4, B3.2, B3.5

Grade 8

Science & Technology

  • Systems in Action – 3.9

Geography

  • Strand A – A1.3, A3.5, A3.6

Grade 9

Science, Academic (SNC1D)

  • B1.1, B1.2, B3.5

Science, Applied (SNC1P)

  • B1.1, B1.2, B3.5

Issues in Canadian Geography, Academic (CGC1D)

  • E1.4, E1.5, E2.2

Issues in Canadian Geography, Applied (CGC1P)

  • E1.2, E1.3

Grade 10

Science, Academic (SNC2D)

  • D1.2

Science, Applied (SNC2P)

  • D1.2

Civics and Citizenship (CHV2O)

  • B1.1, B1.3, B1.4, B2.2, B3.2, C1.2, C1.3, C3.3

Grade 11

Environmental Science, University/College Preparation (SVN3M)

  • B3.1, B3.4, B3.5, E1.1, E1.2, E2.5, E3.4

Environmental Science, Workplace Preparation (SVN3E)

  • B1.1, B3.5, D1.1, F3.1

Grade 12

World Issues: A Geographic Analysis, University Preparation (CGW4U)

  • C1.2, C1.4, C1.5, D2.3

World Geography: Urban Patterns and Population Issues, University/College Preparation (CGU4M)

  • A1.1, A2.4, B1.3, B2.2, C1.2, C2.1, C2.3, D1.1, E1.1

The Environment and Resource Management, University/College (CGR4M)

  • A2.4, C1.1, D1.1, D1.2, D1.3, E1.1, E1.2, E2.3, E3.1, E3.2, E3.3

Living in a Sustainable World, Workplace Preparation (CGR4E)

  • A1.4, A2.4, B2.2, C1.1, C1.2, C2.1