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Soil Texture by Feel

Soil Texture by Feel

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools
Soil, Grade 3

This chart provides information on how to distinguish between sand, clay, clay loam and loam.

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Buffalo Utilization Chart

Buffalo Utilization Chart

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This is an interesting chart that shows how First Nations populations utilized all aspects of the buffalo.

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List of Edible Plants

List of Edible Plants

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This document provides pictures and details of edible plants in Saskatchewan and their medicinal use.

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Amphibial Pursuits

Amphibial Pursuits

Nature Canada

The Amphibial Pursuits: FrogWatch Teachers’ Guide to Frogs explores the world of frog and toad ecology, physiology and adaptation through classroom activities, visual demonstrations, critical thinking, and field trips....

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WormWatch

WormWatch

Nature Canada

WormWatch is a science-based education program that makes learning about the soil ecosystem fun. It is a part of NatureWatch, a national volunteer monitoring program used to identify ecological changes that may be affecting our...

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IceWatch

IceWatch

Nature Canada

IceWatch is part of the NatureWatch suite of national volunteer monitoring programs designed to help identify ecological changes that may be affecting our environment. IceWatch allows Canadians of all ages to participate in...

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The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 12-14)

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 12-14)

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada. Because First...

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The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 8-11)

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (Age 8-11)

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada. Because First...

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The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (age 4-7)

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada (age 4-7)

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

The Learning Circle has been produced to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the first in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada. Because First...

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Winter Menu Planning

Winter Menu Planning

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

Here is a handy winter menu planning document that provides information on how much protein, carbohydrates and fats should be a part of your food intake during an outdoor excursion in winter temperatures.

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Habitat and Communities Field Trip Pre /Post Lessons

Habitat and Communities Field Trip Pre /Post Lessons

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

Here are some pre and post field trip lesson plans on habitats and communities, comparing what humans and animals need to survive, mural making, links to songs, games and suggested readings.

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Wild Outdoor Research Team (WORT)

Wild Outdoor Research Team (WORT)

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

WORT is a unique program for Regina Public Schools Grade 7 students run by the Outdoor Environmental Education Staff.  Students who have an interest in outdoor experiences, environmental issues and developing an understanding of...

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Wetland Life Cycles

Wetland Life Cycles

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This document provides pictures of common wetland insects and what they look like at various stage of their life cycle.

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Seed Scavenger Hunt

Seed Scavenger Hunt

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools
Plants, Grade 3

Here is a scavenger hunt where students have to look for seeds with different characteristics or dispersal methods.

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Finding Your Way

Finding Your Way

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

One of the most important skills in orienteering is learning how to use a map and compass. Even with new technologies, a map and compass are much less likely to fail and cannot run out of batteries. There are two parts to this field study. The...

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Diversity Within Ecosystems

Diversity Within Ecosystems

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This ecosystem field trip will focus on the abiotic and biotic components of an ecosystem. This trip will take place at either Flying Creek, Fairy Hill or Deep Lake where students will be able to study and experience grassland, woodland,...

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Stream Ecology Lessons

Stream Ecology Lessons

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools
Animals, Conservation, Habitats and Ecosystems, Water, Grade 7, Grade 8

The field trips are only offered to Regina Public Schools, but if you visit their website there are a number of pre and post field trip lesson plans on stream ecology.

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Winter Survival Student Checklist

Winter Survival Student Checklist

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This student checklist provides a general list of clothing, food and other items students should bring on a winter outdoor field trip.

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