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The Natural Environment Is Shrinking!

  • Grade 3
  • Social Studies
  • People and Environments


In this mission, students draw a diagram that shows how community expansion affects animals, plants, and humans.

This mission includes one or more Numerico resources. To access these resources, log into the virtual learning environment of your child's school board.

Learning goals

  • I select information to explain how the growth of a community impacts the natural environment.


  • investigation process
  • territory
  • natural environment
  • communities
  • diagram
  • caption
  • deforestation
  • symbols
  • effects
  • positive and negative impacts
  • analysis
  • mine
  • human activity
  • mine tailings (slag)
  • dump site