Waste

Resources 4 Rethinking offers an online searchable database of lesson plans for all grades and subject areas. Check it out! 

The North American Association for Environmental Education has a resource bank on their website, featuring interesting articles, websites, and environmental literature. Check it out! 

See also COVID-19: Resources, Tips, and Support for a list of resources designed to keep learners of all ages interested and engaged in environmental education during the COVID-19 crisis, from hands-on activities and lesson plans to websites, virtual tours, and more.

The Helen Schuler Nature Centre in Lethbridge offers school programs, exhibits and nature trails to enjoy all year round. 

The City of Lethbridge developed Teaching and Learning Resources including Lesson Plans on Bottled Water, Textile Recycling, Stormwater and Grasslands.  

 

 

 

Praxis Outreach Society offers science kits & resources, lesson plans, science fair support, and career exploration days for teachers and students in the Medicine Hat area.

Based in Calgary, Nature's Ride and Ciclomanías provide energy, waste, and art workshops. Visit their website to learn more and book a workshop. 

Visit the Ciclomanías website to learn more about sustainability and social responsibility, and check out their online store of recycled crafts and do-it-yourself kits. 

 

Keep Cool - Edmonton (Gr. 3-6): A Mission for Climate, Energy, & Transportation

Keep Cool - Calgary (Gr. 3-6): A Mission for Climate, Energy, & Transportation

H2Whoa! (Gr. 3-6): A Mission for Water

All programs are easy to use, you just need to play the videos! Includes weekly 60-90 minute lessons in the classroom combined with at-home superhero missions.

See also: Planet Protector Academy Home Edition for parents!

 

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

Elementary Programs (Green Kids): Waste in Our World, Worms Love Leftovers, Water for Life, Powering Our World, Clean Green, Stormwater in the City, & Garden Tower Project

Junior High & High School Programs/ Science 10 & Science 14 (Generation Green): Powering Our World, Clean Green, Ecosystem Services, & Stormwater in the City.

High School EcoForce Leadership Club: EcoForce is a program for Calgary youth who are looking to become environmental leaders in their communities. 3-5 Spring Sessions offered in April-June.  

The Energy Revolution Fair (Grades 6-12), every year during the Mayor's Environment Expo

 

 

 

 

 

Elements Society provides virtual and in-person school programs related to sustainability and waste. The newest program EcoCooks is an in-person, science-based environmental cooking program for Calgary classrooms that addresses how food choices impact the health of our planet.

WEM Marine Life provides field trips on topics of waste in oceans and human impact.

Bow Habitat station offers programs for K-6+ students, focusing on waste and water, air, & land biodiversity through integrating science and social studies curriculum.