Central Alberta

The Bateman Foundation provides lesson plans and videos about nature sketching. 

Lesson plans are also available in French. 

Engage your students in Canadian Geographic Education's newest resource called Original Place Names in Arctic Lands. Check out this Story Map and accompanying learning activity that focuses on Canada's North and Inuit culture by exploring original place names. 

The next Story Map is Learning from the Land, which highlights some examples of how various Indigenous communities across Turtle Island are connected to the land in the different seasons.

This resource, created by Beverly Owens, links to the research of some amazing scientists!

This resource library includes videos, podcasts, games, and activities. There are grade level recommendations and a brief description of the content of the resources. Topics include autonomous vehicles, biodiversity, carbon footprints, cities, climate change, environmental justice, food, material use, waste, personal transportation, renewable energy, residential buildings, and wastewater. 

This video featuring Ankur Shah  describes a practical framework for climate action on different levels (individual, community, city, state/federal) and provides actionable resources to apply climate solutions. It features the work of Project Drawdown, Project Regeneration, CLEAN, Climatebase, Work on Climate, Terra.do, Pachamama Alliance, Citizens' Climate Lobby, ClimateScience, and more! All of the links to resources and references are in the video description. 

 

This toolbox for climate education can be used in a variety of high school courses and university courses. The suite of resources includes assignments, discussion questions and prompts, and Ted Talk videos that pair well with the materials. 

Cranky Uncle uses cartoons, humour, games, and activities to teach students about critical thinking and how to recognize misinformation. See also the videos explaining the resource and the damaging impact of climate misinformation. 

The Climate Generation resource library provides climate literacy materials and climate action tools for audiences of all ages, including lesson plans, toolkits, and action projects.

A web resource containing a guide to culturally important Blackfoot plants by season. 

BioKits are interactive activity books that can be printed and taken with your class on any outing in the community or natural parks! Activities connect to the various sights and sounds of the community, including signs of wildlife, and encourage students to explore the services in their community and think about topics such as transportation/green transportation, recycling/waste services, and more!

 

BioKits are also available in French