Grade 1

Let's Talk Science classroom workshops cover environmental and energy topics, such as needs of animals, electricity, renewable energy and weather. 

Mountain World Heritage Interpretive Theatre provides theatre shows, street theatre, and community outreach about wildlife in our mountain protected parks. Audio recordings and lyrics for songs about Rocky Mountain wildlife are available on the website.

The Royal Tyrrell Museum offers a variety of school programs, including field trips and virtual presentations which teach students about the land and biological diversity. Some programs are also available in French. 

SHAPE provides online guides to help develop walk-to-school programs for your community school. 

Evergreen Theatre programs include a touring stage show as well as an Artist in Residency program.​

  • Every year Evergreen Theatre puts on a different 50-minute touring show, with curriculum-based scripts, exciting props and student participation. A teacher's guide is available for pre/post discussions in the classroom.
  • The Artist in Residency program connects theatre professionals to your school to create a play with your students, "growing" your own show. Get kids teaching their peers about science and the environment through theatre. Using inquiry-based learning, students are challenged to discover meaning and relevance in curriculum linked topics pertinent to natural, scientific and environmental issues.

 

The Jungle Farm near Red Deer provides field trip programs for elementary students. 

Spring: Pollination and plant growth.

Fall: Plant and animal seasonal behavior changes.

 

 

Evergreen provides lesson plans for K-12 students on climate, conservation, and outdoor activities, and how-to guides for gardening and composting. 

The Calgary Farmyard (previously Calgary Corn Maze) provides field trips programs on gardening and farm animals. Field trips take place in the Spring (June) and Fall (September & October).

Granary Road provides active learning field trips for Gr, K-9, in which students can explore outdoor exhibits covering the following topics: crops, animals, bees, swamps, and bats. 

These two guides provide instructions on maintaining a worm composting system in your classroom, along with classroom activities. 

Both books are available at the Little Green Library in Calgary.