These are the resources for teaching environmental education to K to 12 students and other audiences. Use the filters on the left to refine your search.



Teachers can create an account for free on Skype in the Classroom and request virtual field trips for their class! Field trip topics include animals, ecology...

 

Virtual field trips include: Wetlands, Critter Dipping, Owls, and Marshes.

This interactive map shows...

 

The Hot Planet, Cool Athletes program brings high profile athletes (Olympians, Professional Action Sports Athletes, etc.) into high schools for presentations (preferably a school-wide assembly) tied to provincial climate change curriculum. The...

 

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,...

 

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre and Fort Normandeau in Red Deer offer a range of curriculum- based programs for K-12. Topics include: plants and animals, life cycles, geology, and...

 

CPAWS provides in-person, virtual, and field trip programs and guided hikes through all seasons (including winter). 

 

 

Inside Education offers free environmental & natural resource education in the form of grants, lesson plans, activities, videos, teacher guides, toolkits, classroom and field programs,...

 

The Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley has downloadable lesson plans about wildlife, conservation, and climate change for Kindergarten to Grade 9 science and social...

 

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

Elementary Programs (Green Kids): Waste in Our World,...

 

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....

 

Let's Talk Science classroom workshops cover environmental and energy topics, such as needs of animals, electricity, renewable energy and weather. 

 

Calgary Zoo provides field trip programs for all Grades relating to ecosystems and diversity, as well as a week-long Zoo School.

 

Elements Society provides virtual and in-person school programs related to sustainability and waste. The newest program ...

 

The Royal Tyrrell Museum offers a variety of school programs, including field trips and virtual presentations which teach students about the land and biological diversity. Some programs are also...

 

Relay Education provides programs for Grades 4-12 including: 

Elementary Programs 

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Telus Spark is always updating their programs. Check back every August for new programs in a variety of environmental topics, such as "Backyard Ecologists" (K-1), "Water Filters" (Gr.4), "Wetland Inquiry" (Gr. 5), "Sparking Circuits" (Gr.5), "Water...

 

Beaverhill Bird Observatory offers curriculum aligned field trip programs and classroom outreach (virtual or in-person) to Kindergarten-Grade 12,...

 

The programs help the Okotoks education community address sustainability issues and give students, teachers, administrators, and staff the ideas and resources necessary to take initiative at four levels of action: in the classroom, in the school, in...

 

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...

 

Beauvais lake provides school programs in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta classrooms from Gr. 2-12 on a variety of topics on plants & animals,...