Kindergarten

Ag for Life has a full teacher resource page with videos, activities, lesson plans, and online educational tools. There are materials specific to elementary, junior high, and high school audiences. Topics include food, food waste, careers, sustainable development goals, STEAM, and tech & innovation in agriculture. 

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park offers a variety of school programs from K-12, including an overnight school group program for Grades 4-9. 

Ghost Watershed Alliance Society offers in-class presentations and facilitates field trips focused on watershed education for students in Calgary and Area. Programs promote stewardship of Alberta’s important headwaters by giving students opportunities to investigate models, visit the Ghost River and participate in citizen-science.

Edmonton & Area Land Trust has a collection of fact sheets and activities about species at risk and nature conservation in the Edmonton area.

 

Project WET provides water education in the form of activity booklets, storybooks, educators guides, maps and posters, and activity kits.  

Located near Hinton, William A. Switzer Provincial Park provides field trip programs and in-class presentations for Grades K-6. Topics include wetlands, forests, art, animals, and bugs. 

The Healthy Rivers Story Map is an interactive website that allows you to connect with and learn about Calgary’s watersheds, rivers and riparian areas, and explore actions you can take to protect the health of our rivers.

Some highlights include:

  • Information about the health of Calgary’s rivers, and ongoing monitoring activities
  • An interactive tool to learn about your local Calgary watershed
  • A map showcasing various City and community restoration and bioengineering projects
  • Volunteer and stewardship notice board, for citizens to find ways to get involved in their watershed

The guide is written for teachers and includes both the basics of climate change science and perspectives on teaching a subject that has become socially and politically polarized (US based info but some good information). 

The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network links to a wide range of climate change resources for all grade levels. 

Lessons created by the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and organized by grade clusters.