Grade 5

  • Students are introduced to patterns by observing natural patterns that exist in the schoolyard. Students must describe and draw these patterns to complete the activity. Wrap up: discuss the different patterns found and why they occur.

    Incase you were curious…

    What is The  Fibonacci Sequence?
    The Fibonacci Sequence is the series of numbers:
    0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, …
    The next number is found by adding up the two numbers before it.

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  • Have you started or are you considering starting a garden this year?

    Download this helpful Garden Box Guide resource created in collaboration by Nutrien and Community Partners.

  • Students attempt to find all of the geometric shapes/angles listed within the scope of the classroom or schoolyard. Wrap up: Discuss the objects students used to fill their quest sheet.

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  • Global Hero is a free app to teach the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It features 17 mini-games. There are no ads or in-app fees.

    The game is available on iOS and Google Play.

    Fun for all ages

  • Discuss habitat characteristics and requirements: weather, temperature, moisture, light, food, etc. Students choose a native Alberta animal and complete the worksheet to find suitable shelter. Wrap-up: share findings.

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