SEEDS Connections: Online Modules, Free Kits, & CTS Course

Description: 

Energy Literacy Modules (Gr. 6-12) explore geothermal, biomass, solar, nuclear, wind, goal, tidal, petroleum, & hydro energy.

Habitat in the Balance Modules (Gr. 7-12) explore water stories, inhabitants stories, and land stories.

Wading in for Water Program (Science 14) is an instructional support resource that includes individual lesson plans, recommended resources, and suggestions for student assessment.

Teaching Activities for Climate Change Free Kit (includes energy-saving action cards, CD with Powerpoint presentations, and a teachers' guide. This program fits with secondary science, social studies, geography, and environmental studies).

Green Schools register as a Green School and complete action projects. 

The CONNECTIONS CTS program covers the following modules:

ENS 1010 Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
HSS 2030 Perspectives on Personal Relationships
HSS 1080 Leadership Fundamentals
HSS 1910 Project A
HSS 1090 Speaking and Presenting

The CONNECTIONS Program can be offered as a timetabled, semestered course; in before and after school timetabled slots; or, as an extra-curricular activity in which students commit to working on the program about twice a week (pre-trip 12 to 15 hours, 4 days on-site (at Kamp Kiwanis), and about 12 to 15 hours post-trip). 

 

“Schools should prepare us for the future, not the past. The future of the world will be built on sustainability. If we learn what sustainable technologies are available when we are in school, we will be able to help shape the future of global sustainability when we graduate.” 

- Quinn, student at Jasper Place high school in Edmonton