Environmental Science

The Great Bear Sea serves as a useful British Columbia case study to consider how development and management of resources in an area might be planned and implemented to ensure sustainability for generations to come. The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Environmental Science Grades 11 & 12 Curriculum Resource is a five lesson unit of study that takes an inquiry-based approach to exploring themes of collaborative planning and research, Indigenous Knowledge, sustainability and stewardship.  Through this unit, students will take an in depth exploration of collaborative sustainable resource management and planning through the lens of the Great Bear Sea, addressing a variety of Big Ideas, content and curricular competencies in the Environmental Science Grades 11 & 12 area of learning.

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  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the Great Bear Sea
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  • Lesson 2: Traditional Knowledge and Collaborative Research
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  • Lesson 3: Great Bear Sea Case Studies
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  • Lesson 4: Sustainable Resource Planning for the Future
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  • Lesson 5: Inquiring into the Great Bear Sea
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