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Teacher.org Environmental Lesson Plans

teacher.org

This day and age, it seems as though more and more children are disconnected from nature. However, our future leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow's challenges. As teachers, it is important that we prepare our children for the future...

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The Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Food

Eckman

Organic food has always been viewed as the healthy option, but only in recent years has the notion become a nationwide phenomenon. In the past, organic food was somewhat of a fad and although the principles were practiced, it was by no means...

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Twenty Kids Videos about Sustainability

Twenty Kids Videos about Sustainability

Sustainability Hub

Sustainability Hub is the largest sustainability video archive on the web for those seeking to live more sustainably. A sustainable lifestyle is the answer to slowing global climate change and living a happier and healthier life.

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Green Living: A Family Guide to Going Green

Green Living: A Family Guide to Going Green

Scholastic Canada

There are hundreds of fun ways your kids can work together to protect the planet! Try these activities and books to help your family act green!

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Stepping into Nature

Stepping into Nature

Back to Nature Network

The Back to Nature Network, Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO), Green Teacher magazine and Ontario Society for Environmental Education (OSEE) are pleased to offer Stepping into Nature:...

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Opimahaw Creek Tour

Opimahaw Creek Tour

Wanuskawin Heritage Park

Water has always played an important role in First Nations culture, and is considered one of the Four Elements of life. The Opimihaw Creek is a wonderful model to illustrate this and as we explore we will learn how the Creek created an...

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A People's Curriculum for the Earth

A People's Curriculum for the Earth

by Bill Bigelow, Tim Swinehart

Five years in the making, A People?s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis. The book features some of...

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Nature Biokit

Nature Biokit

Environment Canada

Will you be visiting a national park or heading out to the country? Are you interested in unlocking a few of nature's mysteries during your visit? Then this activity-filled BioKit is for you! A diagnostic tool to evaluate the biodiversity...

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Biosphere Biokits Activity Guide for Educators

Biosphere Biokits Activity Guide for Educators

Environment Canada

Published by Environment Canada's Biosphere, in collaboration with its valuable partners, the BioKits serve as guides enabling participants to explore Canada?s biodiversity in a fun and interactive manner at any time of year. They are...

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Macroinvertebrates of the Swift Current Creek

Macroinvertebrates of the Swift Current Creek

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards

This flipbook provides a quick and general reference for various macroinvertebrates (bugs) with pictures and facts, indicating how sensitive they are to pollutants in the water.

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Invasive Plants Flipbook

Invasive Plants Flipbook

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards

Maintaining and improving the condition of the riparian areas adjacent to the Swift Current Creek is an important part of the Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards? primary objective of improving the overall quality of water in the...

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Water Workshops

Water Workshops

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards

Froghoppers water workshops teach students aged 8 ? 14 why the creek is important by examining the: geography of the Swift Current Creek, Riparian Zones, Animal, Fish & Water Bug Habitat, Nitrate & pH in the water. These workshops...

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Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre Website

Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre Website

Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre

The Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre and Beaver Creek Conservation Area?are pleased to offer a variety of interesting programs to groups upon request, including children's programs, presentations, heritage walking tours and...

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Beaver Creek Trails

Beaver Creek Trails

Meewasin Valley Authority

Signage and maps are posted at Beaver Creek to help you find your way through the site; from the highway, through the parking lot, to our facilities and on to the trails. In the Interpretive Centre, plan your walk using the site map printed out...

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Grade 3 Program

Grade 3 Program

Meewasin Valley Authority
Appreciation of Nature, Water, Grade 3

Meewasin Valley Interpretive Centre worked together with the school boards in the area to develop a curriculum-based learning opportunity for Grade 3 students. Topics of the 2-hour program include: Founding of Saskatoon, Pioneer...

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Green Teacher Magazine

Green Teacher Magazine

Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM)

Green Teacher is a Canadian non-profit?magazine for youth educators, whether inside or outside schools. Four times a year, Green Teacher publishes innovative ideas and activities for promoting environmental literacy and global...

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Adopt a Rancher

Adopt a Rancher

Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan

SK PCAP has developed an interactive, hands-on learning opportunity for Grade 10 classes in Saskatchewan entitled Adopt a Rancher. The program was piloted in southwest Saskatchewan during the 2013-14 school year and is NOW AVAILABLE...

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Taking Action For Prairie: An Action-Orientated Education Pilot Program

Taking Action For Prairie: An Action-Orientated Education Pilot Program

Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan

Taking Action For Prairie will engage Regina and surrounding schools with an interactive 1.5-2 hour program for Grades 6-8 students and teachers. The objective of the program is to increase awareness and appreciation of the native...

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