Gr. 4 Habitat Comparisons

Habitats and Communities Home Sweet Home Students investigate how the needs of specific plants or animals (e.g., for food, water, shelter) are met in various habitats. Students collect data (e.g., temperature, wind speed, solar energy, soil moisture) related to plant and animal inhabitants.

Gr. 4 Winter Birds

Habitats and Communities A variety of activities help students learn about birds, their habitats, structural adaptations, food-chain roles, bird classification, and the impact of humans on animal populations and the environment.  During a hike, students observe and identify birds using binoculars, and feed chickadees.

Introducing Sally and Amanda

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Outdoor and Environmental Education

The WRDSB WINTER BIRD COUNT is here! For details check out the project page. Our Winter Bird Count is modelled after the Christmas Bird Count, an annual event that has been organized for over 100 years. The Christmas Bird Count runs in late December and early January, sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Audubon and […]


Teachers: Looking for trip planning information?  Try the sidebar on the left or click here. The Centre Blair Outdoor Education Centre is located in the Grand River watershed, on the Haldimand tract, and on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe and Neutral Peoples.  We provide nature-based experiential curriculum-linked programming for students. Classes visit for […]

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