Grade 3

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

Classes can create wild spaces for pollinators including bees and hummingbirds, and then share their experience through an online classroom

Teacher's Pet provides in-school field trips covering environmental topics, including: renewable energy, building birdhouses, wetlands, plants, waste, natural resources, and animal life cycles & conservation. 

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. 

 

 

Energy Star is an interactive & engaging website that lets students explore renewable and nonrenewable energy resources and learn how they can conserve energy at home. 

The Earth Rangers Clubs program is made up of elementary school-age students and educators, who have committed to taking action in helping animals and the environment. We have created a free and easy to use platform for eco clubs to track their activities or for new clubs to be started. 

To register a club and for more information click here

Earth Rangers provides integrative lesson plans for all grades in science, art, math, and physical education on topics ranging from wetlands, land & animal conservation, to gardening and outdoor activities. 

This Guide to Action Projects includes curriculum links for Gr. 3-12, with connections to science, social studies, and biology 20/30. 

Published in 2005 by Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Calgary/Banff.

What's in your water? - This interactive map allows students learn about natural occurrences in water, pollutants, and how we and industry impact water quality in the Bow River Basin. 

Water Use Quiz - Students can take the quiz to better understand how much their everyday actions use water.

The Alberta Water Nexus Video - This quick video provides visuals to show students that energy, food, and people all need water and we must find a balance to meet our needs and those of the animals and plants that depend on our basin.