Grade 1

YYC’s Young Citizen Scientists program will come into your classroom, introduce your students to the fun world of Citizen Science, and teach them to make and submit observations to a citizen science platform. Learn more and apply here! 

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. 

Teachers in Medicine Hat and area can request a scientist or engineer to visit their classrooms. Praxis Society will try match teachers up with the professional that would best fit their class's needs. 

Telus World of Science provides the following Environmental programs:

Gr. 5 Mechanisms Using Electricity - Call the Electrician, Electric Car Garage, Robotics Lab

Gr. 9 Electric Principles & Technologies- Power Up! & MakerLab

Syncrude Environment Galley & IMAX theatre - Gr. 1-4, 6-8. 

 

 

 

Beaverhill Bird Observatory offers curriculum aligned field trip programs and classroom outreach for Kindergarten-Grade 12. They are able to travel across Alberta, and are able to do so when multiple classrooms/schools are booked in the same area. Coordinate with fellow teachers and request Beaverhill to come to you! 

Based in Lacombe County, Ellis Bird Farm provides field trip programs to schools in Central Alberta. 

Ellis Bird Farm Classic (K-6): Tailored to science curriculum, and may include Pond Dipping, Owls/Pellets, Bats, Feathers, Beavers and Insect Studies

Bird Nest Builders & Life Explorers (Gr. 3): Curriculum linked to Topic B: Building with a Variety of Materials & Topic E: Animal Life Cycles

Wonderful Waste & Plants a Plenty (Gr. 4): Topic A: Waste and Our World & Topic E: Plant Growth and Changes 

The Wonders of Wetlands (Gr.5):  Topic E: Wetland Ecosystems

 

 

Based in Calgary, Nature's Ride and Ciclomanías provide energy, waste, and art workshops. Visit their website to learn more and book a workshop. 

Visit the Ciclomanías website to learn more about sustainability and social responsibility, and check out their online store of recycled crafts and do-it-yourself kits. 

 

Glenbow Ranch provides science & social studies programs for Elementary schools, and custom programs for higher grades. 

Discover Archaeology (K-6, Classroom Program): Investigating Alberta’s history and ancestry from an archaeologist’s point of view.

Explore Grasslands (Gr. 4, Field Trip): Students focus on aspects of biodiversity, importance of grazing, pollinators of the park as well as seed dispersal. 

Energy for All provides in-class programs in Calgary & Cochrane for Grades 1-12 on Renewable energy, Water, Community development, & Leadership, with curriculum specific workshops for the below Grades: 

  • Water For the World (Grade 8 & 11)
  • Solar Energy in a Changing World (Grade 5, 7, & 9)

Following the presentation, classes may choose to begin a fundraising project with Energy for All to support international energy & water projects. 

Green Calgary provides programs in all Grades and topic areas. All programs are linked to curriculum.

Elementary Programs (Green Kids): Waste in Our World, Worms Love Leftovers, Water for Life, Powering Our World, Clean Green, Stormwater in the City, & Garden Tower Project

Junior High & High School Programs/ Science 10 & Science 14 (Generation Green): Powering Our World, Clean Green, Ecosystem Services, & Stormwater in the City.

High School EcoForce Leadership Club: EcoForce is a program for Calgary youth who are looking to become environmental leaders in their communities. 3-5 Spring Sessions offered in April-June.  

Additional Programming:

The Energy Revolution Fair (Grades 6-12), every year during the Mayor's Environment Expo

Green Streets: This is a larger school initiative that offers students an opportunity to attend an “Eco Fair” right in their very own gymnasium!