Winter Survival

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Curriculum
Field Trip/Tour
Resource Person
Abstract: 

Objectives:
-Preparation for winter survival-basics of survival-what's needed
-Building a shelter in nature
-Packing and cooking a winter survival meal (the meal is made over an open fire)
-Snow shoeing
-Orienteering
-Compass Skills
-Kindling
(4th grade priority)

Vocabulary: kindling, combustion, temperature, energy, survival, hypothermia, adaptations, weight distribution

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ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
Climate
Cycles
Patterns
Resources

SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 3-5
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.

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MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
4.1.A.1- The student will explore the uses and effects of science in our interaction with the natural world

4.11.A.1- The student will observe that heating and cooling can cause changes in state.

4.II.A.2- The student will describe the changes in the properties of a substance when it is heated or cooled.

4.II.A.3- The student will compare and contrast the mass, shape, and volume of solids, liquids, and gases.

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NI4
Posted by Natural Innovations

Author: 
Linda Larson and Louise Neff Rossman Elementary, Detoit Lakes, MN
Topic Areas: 
Conservation
Health
Outdoor Recreation
Physical Education
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-6
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
All Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

Natural Innovations

Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
Yes
Season: 
winter
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