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.



Explore this example of an Action Project that your class/school can take, by Dr. E.W. Coffin School in the Brentwood Community of Calgary. Students of the school created signs with...

 


 

Solar in the Schools provides 10 free lessons complete with videos, readings, quizzes exercises and discussion forums. The lessons are written at the high school level...

 


 

Teaching the 4 Elements by Shelagh Pyper from Fuse Consulting says, "Children lead with their hands, not their minds. In order for them to...

 


 

Take Me Outside has a directory of organizations that provide support with outdoor learning in the form of guides, activities, and more!

Join the...

 


 

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the BC Teachers’ Federation have teamed up to create free classroom-ready materials that help students engage with the two great inconvenient...

 


 

The Into Nature guide from Back to Nature Network contains helpful tips on how to start an...

 


 

The Canadian Network for Ocean Education provides toolkits for all Grade levels in a variety of subject areas featuring hands on activities and videos. Another resource is Ocean Education...

 


 

Climatescience.org provides online courses, books for children, powerpoint presentations, and lesson plans! All created and vetted by experts in the field of climate change science.

 


 

Elizabeth Lahl, Langdon School, Grade 9 - Rocky View Schools

This year long inquiry revolved around the inquiry question: “Are the oil sands sustainable for all Albertans?”

Through in-class research, class discussions and meeting with...

 


 

Earth School by TedEd is a collection of short videos and lessons organized by the following topics:

  • The Nature of Our Stuff
  • The Nature of Society
  • The Nature of...

 


 

Energy. A topic that can divide, puzzle, inspire. Future Energy Systems is a research program out of the University of Alberta studying all aspects of the energy...

 


 

Cornell Garden Based Learning provides downloadable lesson plans for Grades 2-8 about plants and gardening. 

 


 

Add your class to the Junior Water Walkers! Use the activity ideas in the four pillars: Connect, Reflect, Respect, and Protect, and then commit to protecting...

 


 

Land Talk is an interactive map showcasing stories from around the world about how the land has changed. On its own, this is an excellent historic resource to study how areas have changed. ...

 


 

Ocean Networks Canada provides a rich bank of resources for teachers and students to introduce and explore different themes and concepts of ocean science.

 


 

As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass,...

 


 

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...

 


 

Ask Nature provides a variety of biomimicry and engineering unit plans, lesson plans, and design challenges. The website also...

 


 

BioKits are interactive activity books that can be printed and taken with your class on any outing in the community or natural parks!...

 


 

The Wild Center provides a list of climate change education resources for students, teachers, and the public. They also have a...