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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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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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Going Green Begins in the Classroom

To Become a Teacher

As any educator knows, a classroom is a powerful resource. In a strong class setting, students learn howto recognize, address and adopt the kinds of change that can positively affect their lives, communitiesand the rest of the world. As a...

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Operation Water Spirit

Operation Water Spirit

Safe Drinking Water Foundation

Operation Water Spirit reinforces Aboriginal culture and perspectives regarding water for Aboriginal students while at the same time providing an Aboriginal perspective to non-Aboriginal students about water issues.

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Composting Fact Sheets

Composting Fact Sheets

Victoria Compost Education Centre

The Victoria Compost Education Centre website has numerous fact sheets on different types of composting. This particular fact sheet focuses on a type useful in a school setting called vermicomposting or composting indoors with worms.

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Composting on the Prairies

Composting on the Prairies

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

The Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council?s informational DVD, Home Composting on the Prairies, provides basic information on how to compost kitchen and yard waste easily and effectively. Composting is an efficient way to deal with up...

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Hands-on Compost Demonstration

Hands-on Compost Demonstration

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

This lesson plan organizes students into groups that represent the main ingredients of compost: green materials, brown materials, water, air and soil. With the exception of the person designatedas Air, participants are grouped...

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Community 3Rs Poster Activity

Community 3Rs Poster Activity

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

This lesson plan includes instructions on how students can make a community poster that can promote the 3Rs.

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School Waste Audit Resource

School Waste Audit Resource

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Learn more about the waste your school is generating, as a first step to beginning to reduce.

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Composting Resource

Composting Resource

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Instructions on how to make a variety of composters for organic waste.

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Waste Reduction Week Information

Waste Reduction Week Information

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

This website provides a number of ideas on ways to participate as a school, household and community in the national waste reduction week during October of each year.

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Fort Qu'Appelle Fish Culture Station Tours

Fort Qu'Appelle Fish Culture Station Tours

Fort Qu'Appelle Fish Culture Station, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation

The Fort Qu'Appelle Fish Culture Station is the only fish hatchery in Saskatchewan that stocks fish for public angling opportunities. We are open for tours from May 1st to Labour Day (Sept. 7th), 9am-4pm. Tours are free and they can be...

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Gardening Fact Sheets

Gardening Fact Sheets

Regina Floral Conservatory

The Regina Floral Conservatory aims to promote environmental stewardship through a series of gardening fact sheets, teaching appreciation of growing plants and basic gardening practices to the general public. Visit the Regina Floral...

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Lil' Gardeners Club

Lil' Gardeners Club

Regina Floral Conservatory
Plants, Soil, Early Childhood

Lil' Gardeners Club is open to children from birth to age five and their parents and grandparents. The program provides a great opportunity for these preschoolers to experience the Conservatory and all it has to offer and for parents to get...

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First the Egg

First the Egg

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

WHICH CAME FIRST?? The chicken or the egg?? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation-- from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly.

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Nature Activities

Nature Activities

Sharing Nature Worldwide / Joseph Cornell

This website was founded by Joseph Cornell, who is the author of the Sharing Nature Book Series. It promotes his Flow Learning system of nature awareness and provides a number of online nature activities.

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5 Minute Field Trips

5 Minute Field Trips

Calgary Zoo / GEOEC / Alberta Council for Environmental Education

This activity guide was produced through a partnership between the GEOEC and the Calgary Zoo to provide educators with local ideas and activities that are fun, simple and can take place right on the school site, or in any nearby natural...

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