Air Quality Health Index classroom kit, grades 5 and 6, health: chapter 12


Grade 6 Curriculum Outcomes

Grade 6 Curriculum Outcomes
Province Health Science
Alberta
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British Columbia

Health; Safety and Injury Prevention

  • C11 Describe responsible safety behaviours on the road and in the community
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Manitoba

Safety

  • K.3.6.A.2 Determine how environmental conditions can influence safety while exercising outdoors (e.g., effects of ultraviolet rays, hot sunny weather can lead to heat exhaustion and sunburn, cold weather and high wind-chill factors increase risk of hypothermia and frostbite.)
  • K.3.6.A.3 Recognize reasons (e.g., safety, personal hygiene, comfort, ease of movement.) for appropriate dress for physical activities in different weather and environmental conditions (e.g., sunny, cold, windy, wet.)
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New Brunswick

Caring for Yourself, Your Family and Your Community

  • A2 Identify and describe various environmental factors that affect our health

Personal Wellness

  • B3 Identify how environments influence health choices

Social and Environmental Contexts of Science and Technology

  • 107-1 Describe examples, in the home and at school, of tools, techniques, and materials that can be used to respond to their needs
Newfoundland and Labrador

Injury Prevention and Safety

  • 5. Assess an area of the community for injury risk, i.e. home, school, recreational facility, neighbourhood or roadways
  • 6. Discuss the potential dangers of overexposure to the sun and the use of tanning machines

Environmental Health

  • 4. Describe how natural and humanmade changes in the environment may have negative as well as positive implications,
  • 6. Explain the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, and pollution and the implications of these in terms of health

Social and Environmental Contexts of Science and Technology

  • 107-1 Describe examples, in the home and at school, of tools, techniques, and materials that can be used to respond to their needs
Northwest Territories
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Nova Scotia

Strategies for Healthy Living

  • B4.1 Practice strategies for the prevention of skin cancer

Values and Practices for Healthy Living

  • C4.1 Identify ways in which individuals, communities and countries cooperate to protect and maintain environmental health

Social and Environmental Contexts of Science and Technology

  • 107-1 Describe examples, in the home and at school, of tools, techniques, and materials that can be used to respond to their needs
Nunavut
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Ontario

Personal Safety and Injury Prevention

  • Identify and describe appropriate methods for preventing and treating ailments (e.g., sunburn, minor cuts)
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Prince Edward Island
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Social and Environmental Contexts of Science and Technology

  • 107-1 Describe examples, in the home and at school, of tools, techniques, and materials that can be used to respond to their needs
Quebec

Competency 3

  • To adopt a healthy, active lifestyle; safe participation in physical activity; appropriate clothing

Earth and Space; Systems and Interactions;

  • Meteorological systems (clouds, precipitation, storms) and climates

Technologies related to the earth, the atmosphere and outer space

  • (Seismographs, prospection, weather forecasting, satellites, space stations)

Strategies;

  • Strategies for recording, using and interpreting information; use a variety of observational techniques and tools
Saskatchewan
  • USC 6.6 Develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and personal standards necessary for establishing and supporting safe practices and environments related to various community activities.
  • a. Examine safety risks for common/ local adolescent activities (e.g., based on needs and interests of community).
  • b. Reflect on and communicate personal and family attitudes towards safety.
  • c. Represent a personalized, thoughtful, and coherent understanding of the importance of a healthy attitude toward personal safety.
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Yukon

Health; Safety and Injury Prevention

  • C11 Describe responsible safety behaviours on the road and in the community
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