Grade 6

The Canadian Network for Ocean Education provides toolkits for all Grade levels in a variety of subject areas featuring hands on activities and videos. Another resource is Ocean Education Wednesday for Junior High/High School, which provides ready-made slide decks every week as a PDF download, SMARTnotebook file, or Powerpoint presentation.

The iBiome series of educational STEM games invites kids from grades 3 to 8 to have fun while learning about environmental science. They’ll create their own habitats, try virtual experiments, and retain science-based curriculum through experiential learning. Whether they’re taking climate action with iBiome-Changing Ice, diving into marine biology with iBiome-Oceans, or uncovering wetland biodiversity with iBiome-Wetland, the iBiome series will make their screen time count towards an eco-mindset that they’ll continue to nurture for life.

A searchable database of Indigenous literary texts, designed to assist educators with weaving Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing into their teaching and learning, starting with story.

Alberta's Native Trout is an interactive website to learn about Alberta's Native Trout, the different species, healthy trout habitat, risks to native trout, and how we can support native trout!

The Calgary Urban Forestry Map is an interactive tool that allows users to zoom in and find out what tree species are in our city. Students can also use the search tool to search by address or place. 

AdventureSmart is a great resource to help teach students about outdoor trip preparation. The website includes guides, checklists, and a fun online game! You can also request an outdoor educator to speak to your group virtually in either French or English!

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Download PictureThis, simply take or upload a photo of any plant and get instantaneous plant ID results! The website also has a massive plant encyclopedia and catalogue. 

Inside Education offers free environmental & natural resource education in the form of grants, lesson plans, activities, videos, teacher guides, toolkits, classroom and field programs, youth summits, and professional development for all grade levels in a huge variety of topics and subject areas!

Climate Change and Me is designed for elementary school and also available in French. This video series covers a variety of topics including: Greenhouse effect, biomes and ecosystems, the hydrological cycle, the role of plants in the fight against climate change, sources of energy, and the waste cycle.