Leap Into Action! was created by the BC Conservation Foundation and Wild BC for teachers and is full of lesson plans to help prepare, inspire and support students in conducting age-appropriate environmental action projects, including skill-building activities and tools and real-life case studies. It is also a useful guide for programs outside the classroom setting.
Common Ground is a documentary-drama that depicts an interaction between an Aboriginal Hunter and an Alberta Fish and Wildlife Officer. Featuring commentary from traditional Aboriginal Hunters and leadership from Alberta’s Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Branch, Common Ground explores their historical and contemporary relationship - and the common ground they stand on.
This video may serve as an entry-way into discussions surrounding wildlife conservation and Aboriginal hunters' and Fish and Wildlife Officers' shared goal of conserving Alberta's wildlife.
For generations, the relationship between Aboriginal people and the rest of Canada has been damaged. Can water be the common ground that begins to reconcile this relationship?
We think so. Watch the films. Teach the Curriculum. Begin the dialogue.
The Kerry Wood Nature Centre and Fort Normandeau in Red Deer offer a range of curriculum- based programs for K-9, and take requests from high school teachers as well.
Topics include: plants and animals, life cycles, geology, and wetlands. With two lakes and abundant wildlife, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre is an ideal spot to experience nature with your class.
The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation offers programs that can be adjusted to all Grades.
Topics include: Adaptation, Bat Basics, Birds of Prey, Supremely Skunks, Wetlands Wildlife, Who's in Your Background?, Wildlife Rescue, World of Owls, and Virtual Tours of the hospital and rehabilitation center.
In partnership with Canadian Geographic and Natural Resources Canada, Let's Talk Energy produced a series of lesson plans, kits, and infographics on climate change adaptation for grades 7 to 10 for science, geography and CTF/CTS.
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.