Vertical Oxygen can help schools design and install living walls. Their services include:

  • Initial consultation
  • Design, installation, and maintenance of walls
  • Plants
  • Automatic irrigation system
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance training

Custom applications include:

  • Mobile living walls
  • Integrated aquaponics
  • Off-grid solar PV powered systems
  • Rain-water irrigation
  • Double-sided living walls

The Alberta Council for Environmental Education YouTube channel is a resource for teachers wanting to get inspired and inspire their students to take action. The channel features a variety of short video clip success stories of student-led action projects. 

Programs are offered for teachers in Northern Alberta in the Slave Lake area, are curriculum-linked, and cater to K-9 Science, Science 20 & Biology 20, and CTS Forestry. 

Praxis Outreach Society offers science kits & resources, lesson plans, science fair support, and career exploration days for teachers and students in the Medicine Hat area.

The Alberta Tomorrow simulator allows students to explore Alberta's resources and land in the past, and make predictions for the future. Students can create and test their own future based on their environmental and economic goals. There are also simulations about Alberta glaciers and climate change. With the Climate Change Module, students can make future scenarios with mild, medium or hot climate change profiles.

See 360 Ecoregion Virtual Tours for each ecoregion in Alberta.  Lesson plans for Adaptations and Species at Risk in Alberta are also available to be used with the ecoregion tours.

Teachers, students, and the public can sign up for free online on the website. 

Energy Literacy Modules (Gr. 6-12) explore geothermal, biomass, solar, nuclear, wind, goal, tidal, petroleum, & hydro energy.

Habitat in the Balance Modules (Gr. 7-12) explore water stories, inhabitants stories, and land stories.

Wading in for Water Program (Science 14) is an instructional support resource that includes individual lesson plans, recommended resources, and suggestions for student assessment.

Teaching Activities for Climate Change Free Kit (includes energy-saving action cards, CD with Powerpoint presentations, and a teachers' guide. This program fits with secondary science, social studies, geography, and environmental studies).

Green Schools register as a Green School and complete action projects. 

The CONNECTIONS CTS program covers the following modules:

ENS 1010 Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
HSS 2030 Perspectives on Personal Relationships
HSS 1080 Leadership Fundamentals
HSS 1910 Project A
HSS 1090 Speaking and Presenting

The CONNECTIONS Program can be offered as a timetabled, semestered course; in before and after school timetabled slots; or, as an extra-curricular activity in which students commit to working on the program about twice a week (pre-trip 12 to 15 hours, 4 days on-site (at Kamp Kiwanis), and about 12 to 15 hours post-trip). 


CAWST Wavemakers has Teacher Resources and Learning tools for Grades 1-12 for students to explore water and sanitation issues in developing countries and how this can relate to their local communitiy. 


Relay Education provides programs for Grades 4-12 including: 

Elementary Programs 

  • Digest this!  

  • Concentrate on Conservation 

  • Where Water Flows

  • Capture the Wind 
  • Plug into the Sun 

  • Renewable Energy Design Challenges
  • Safety Spark 

Secondary Workshops 

  • Green Collar Careers
  • Solar Workshop
  • Climate Change and Renewables


Work Wild provides lesson plans for Grade 6: Trees & Forests, CALM 20, and CTS Forestry. Resources are easy to download and include interactive features and videos as well.