Outcome Chart - Ontario - Science Grade 6


Overall Expectations

By the end of Grade 6, students will:

assess human impacts on biodiversity, and identify ways of preserving biodiversity;

demonstrate an understanding of biodiversity, its contributions to the stability of natural systems, and its benefits to humans.

Specific Expectations

By the end of Grade 6, students will:

1.1 analyse a local issue related to biodiversity (e.g., the effects of human activities on urban biodiversity, flooding of traditional Aboriginal

hunting and gathering areas as a result of dam construction), taking different points of view into consideration (e.g., the points of view of members of the local community, business owners, people concerned about the environment, mine owners, local First Nations, Métis, Inuit), propose action that can be taken to preserve biodiversity, and act on the proposal

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