Have you seen the World Scientists' Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice letter? 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries signed it, urging 13 steps humanity must take to save the planet. One of those
steps is directly linked to environmental education: "increasing outdoo
This is your work AND ACEE’s mission. Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of charity started in 2012. Please consider donating to ACEE to continue advancing environmental education in Alberta.
You can help us increase the quantity and quality of nature education we provide students so they’ll have the skills they need to address all the steps outlined in the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity.
Registration is now open for full day sessions in Alberta communities that will dive deep into best practices for climate education and outreach, and give you the time to consider how you can incorporate these practices into your programs. You will...
This is a working session, and participants are strongly encouraged to attend with other members of their team. A registration fee of $15/person covers all workshop materials and a networking lunch. Learn more about the program here or follow the links below to register:
Three Precent Project provides youth-friendly and holistic education on climate change and renewable energy. Their aim is to educate students and encourage them to exercise the muscle of sustainability problem-solving skills. 3% Project is going on 5 national tours across Canada to engage 1 million youth in 600 high schools – that’s about 3% of Canada. 70% of our tour route is in rural communities with a population of less than 100,000.
Students collectively determine what the most difficult environmental challenge is in their school. They are then introduced to local NGOs, business leaders, and teachers who can support the students' solutions and provide mentorship. Request a visit here.
Do you have an event or workshop you would like shared? ACEE posts oppportunities on our website and newsletter. Contact Kathy Worobec, firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are some upcoming highlights:
Contest - Joy in Nature. Apply to win an adventure trip to Jasper with your youth or school group! Demonstrate that your group is committed to experiential learning that promotes physical activity in nature and outdoor environmental education, and that you deserve to win the trip. Application deadline is December 1st and the trip will be in early February 2018. Apply here.
Program - Lend a Hand Challenge from GreenLearning.ca is a free environmental / math project, and registration for the Spring 2018 session is now open. In this project, high schoolers will learn about microfinance, with opportunities to engage with business and academic leaders in sustainable economics and explore entrepreneurship in a green economy. For more details, contact Jamila@greenlearning.ca.
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