Science

Includes biology, chemistry and physics

Learning Inside Out is a seven-week course of activities curated from the LSF's Resources4Rethinking database, with themes from the Step Outside Nature Guides and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which cover everything from climate change to equity. Different activities are listed for different age groups from K-12.

In this fiction book series, join the JEACS (Junior Environmentalists and Conservationists) as they embark on many adventures to advocate for animals and conservation. The books travel all around the world exploring a variety of issues and different animals, including peacocks, dolphins, elephants, snow leopards, and grizzly bears. 

The books can be purchased through Indigo.

This Guide to Global Internet Energy Usage provides information about access to the internet around the world and the energy impact of online activities.

The Alberta Capital Airshed (ACA) provides unit plans for Grade 5 and Grade 9 containing ready-to-go classroom PowerPoint presentations, teacher's guides, and classroom activities. 

This article describes easy-to-use tools and methods for finding and identifying different types of rocks and minerals in your backyard!

The Into Nature guide from Back to Nature Network contains helpful tips on how to start an outdoor education program in your teaching. The second half features dozens of activities (beginning on page 24). More detailed lesson plans begin on page 51.

This guide to nature journaling from Project Learning Tree introduces ways you can integrate journaling to your teaching in a variety of subject areas. 

Lesser Slave Forest Education Society created a wetlands presentation video that describes peatlands (bogs & fens) and non-peatlands (marshes, ponds, & swamps). 

Teaching the 4 Elements by Shelagh Pyper from Fuse Consulting says, "Children lead with their hands, not their minds. In order for them to develop a relationship with the natural elements of Wind, Water, Earth and Fire (i.e. a connection to Nature) they need to explore the magic and wonder of these things with all their senses."