Lessons and resources
Below are some helpful worksheets and presentation slides that you can download and use with your students!
In this activity, you’ll find a presentation and a worksheet to help students investigate an algae bloom on Big Rideau Lake. This activity is meant for students in grades 6-8 and takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.
Algae blooms – Student handoutAlgae blooms - Presentation
Data to the rescue
Data to the Rescue contains five 15-30 minute mathematics activities designed for grades 4-8. This series of activities aims to teach students about statistics while encouraging them to become water stewards!
Data to the rescue – Presentation
Data to the rescue – Student handoutData to the rescue – Teacher guide
In this activity, you’ll find a presentation and a worksheet to help students calculate the flow rate of a river using a rubber duck! This activity is meant for students in grades 9-12 and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Measuring the flow rate of a stream – Activity sheetFlow rate - Presentation
Water and your community
In this one-hour activity, students of all ages are invited to reflect on their knowledge of water, their sense of community, and the connections between water and community.Water and your community - Presentation
Changing pH with household products
This short activity is designed to help students grades 1-5 observe changes in pH by adding household products to water! It can teach them about important chemical and biological processes right from the comfort of home!Changing pH with household products - Activity sheet
Invasive species in your waterways
This activity is designed to teach students from grades 3-6 about invasive species in and around water. It can be carried out alongside regular testing sessions using Water Rangers testkits or as a stand alone scavenger hunt or excursion!Invasive species in your waterways - Activity sheet