Nova Scotia Forests

This Resource Box supports the Grade 4 Science curriculum by helping students understand the forest habitat as a relationship between plants, animals and the environment. In addition to a wide variety of print resources, the box contains hands-on specimens from the natural forest environment: a deer antler, animal fur and skulls, mounted leaf specimens, twig and cone specimens, and many more.

Grade 4 Science Curriculum Outcome Links

Outcome 1: Students will explore a variety of local natural habitats

Outcome 2: Students will investigate the interrelatedness among animals, plants, and the natural environment

  • Skills: Infer, explore, investigate, describe
  • Concepts: Living things find environments that have items and conditions that they need to grow and survive; habitats are interrelated