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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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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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Waste and Composting Presentation

Waste and Composting Presentation

PV Waste Solutions
Food and Agriculture, Plants, Waste, Teacher PD

We provide group presentations that have a positive impact on our community, economy and environment.  And because we are so passionate about waste reduction, composting and environmental education, we provide these...

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Clean Earth Warrior Program

Clean Earth Warrior Program

PV Waste Solutions

This program is focused on creating Clean Earth Warriors in schools by partnering with teachers and classrooms in Regina schools to compost organic waste (food scraps) from school lunches. In elementary school we learn about the...

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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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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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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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Agriculture and Biodiversity Fact Sheets

Agriculture and Biodiversity Fact Sheets

Nature Saskatchewan

A series of information sheets on biodiversity, its benefits for ranchers and farmers, and how ranching and farming practices can benefit biodiversity.

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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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How do Farmers Grow Food Around the World?

How do Farmers Grow Food Around the World?

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. There is a dual focus for this activity: investigating the origin of and growing methods for a food, and growing a garden. Over...

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Can Farming Affect Biodiversity?

Can Farming Affect Biodiversity?

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. Students play a detective mission game in which they visit a farm and surrounding area and observe differences in ecosystems...

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Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed

Eleven of the Saskatchewan watersheds have collaborated to provide educational materials for the new Saskatchewan Science 20 Curriculum being implemented in the fall of 2015.  These materials will promote awareness of the...

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Project Wild

Project Wild

Canadian Wildlife Foundation, SaskOutdoors

Teachers, parents, and students praise this classic K-12 environmental education program used internationally. Project WILD instructors have taught thousands of Canadian students from kindergarten through high school — and...

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Of Land & Living Skies

Of Land & Living Skies

SaskOutdoors

Of Land & Living Skies is a community journal where theory and practice merge, becoming a space for dialogue within the fields of environmental and sustainability education, and focusing on research, policy, and community...

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Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website

Regina Public Schools

The Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website provides many lesson plans, field trip ideas and outdoor education resources for all schools, but their specific field trips are only offered to Regina Public Schools.

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