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Below you find a series of classroom lessons and resources relating to the Alberta Worm Invasion: Worm Tracker project. These resources align with the Alberta Grade 7 Science Program of Study, Unit A – Interactions and Ecosystems.

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Teacher Resources

Teacher's Guide (PDF) (DOC)

App User's Guide v. 2.0 (PDF) (DOC)

Identifying Earthworms Powerpoint Presentation (PPT)

Project Rubric (PDF) (DOC)

Ice Worms Sample Google Earth File (KMZ File)

Student Handouts

Earthworms in Alberta (PDF) (DOC)

KWL Chart (PDF) (DOC)

Mustard Extraction Procedure Reference Page (PDF) (DOC)

Manual Data Collection Sheet (PDF) (DOC)

Analysis of Earthworm Data (PDF) (DOC)

Jigsaw Activity (PDF) (DOC)

Talking with the Expert (PDF) (DOC)

Impacts of Worms Documents:

  • Impacts of Earthworms in Gardens (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Humans on Earthworm Migration (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Fishing on Earthworm Migration (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Earthworms on Other Species (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Earthworms on Vegetation (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Earthworms on Leaf Litter (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Earthworms on Nutrient Cycle (PDF) (DOC)
  • Impacts of Earthworms and Composting (PDF) (DOC)