Content Type: Minds On Activity

Minds On: Introducing Climate Change

Students reflect on the impact of the changing climate on a place that is special to them.

Minds On: Seeing the World Through the Lens of Gratitude

Students learn about the Haudenosaunee Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen (Thanksgiving Address) and are invited to reflect on all of the things in the natural world Indigenous people rely on locally for their tools and technologies. Students then spend time in sit spots on the land and reflect on what they grateful for in nature.

Minds On: What Do We Know About Water?

Together, students determine what the topic of the Learning Bundle is and brainstorm everything they already know about water.

Minds On: What is Biodiversity? 

Together, students develop an understanding of what biodiversity is.

Minds On: Smudging

Students are introduced to the Anishinaabe practice of smudging and reflect on how its teaching to see and hear the best in others and speak about others with kind words can inform how students engage in the learning in this Bundle.