Grade 1

Field Trips (Gr. K-6) on animals, plants, insects, forests, and wetlands.

Action Projects (Gr. 5-9) with the guidance of an Environmental Education specialist in Living Landscapes, Renewable Future, Waste Case, & Water World.


Programs are offered at your location or the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, Ralph Klein Park, Reader Rock Garden or a location of your choice. Topics focus on many areas, including wildlife, insects, wetlands, rocks, gardens, biological diversity, water, seasons, forests, & air.

Five Minute Field Trips is an activity guide that is chock-a-block full of simple and fun outdoor games and activities that you can do right out your back door. Why not start with Nature Trust Walk (pg. 4), Un-Nature Trail (pg. 5), or Make-a-Park (page 12). This resource is brought to you by the Calgary Zoo, the Global Environmental and Outdoor Education Council, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, and authors Sue Arlidge and Gareth Thomson.

Scientists in Schools is avaliable for schools throughout Alberta, including: Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Lethbridge, & Medicine Hat. Presentations are linked to curriculum & based on teacher requests.

Check out these curriculum and career videos.  


Explore this example of an Action Project that your class/school can take, by Dr. E.W. Coffin School in Calgary. Students of the school created signs with their own artwork and wording in order to communicate the importance of the special nature area around their school to others.