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Trails to Tomorrow: Guided Tour of the Life Sciences Gallery

Trails to Tomorrow: Guided Tour of the Life Sciences Gallery

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

This is a one-hour study of the Life Sciences Gallery. The tour introduces students to Saskatchewan's natural diversity and explores human impact on nature. Tours are 45 to 60 minutes in length. Tours are adjusted to the age of the...

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Safe and Sound Program

Safe and Sound Program

Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Animals, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

The Safe and Sound program concentrates on shelter as a need for survival. Students are introduced to the reasons why animals need shelter and some of the different ways that they find and use shelter. Children examine various animal homes...

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Winter Whys Program

Winter Whys Program

Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Animals, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

Winter Whys is an interactive program that explores the ways that plants and animals adapt to Saskatchewan's harsh winters. This teacher guide is meant for all teachers participating in the Winter Whys program and is developed for...

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Teacher Loan Kits

Teacher Loan Kits

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Loan Kits are packages containing specimens, books, activities and other materials designed to be used in the classroom. Teachers do not have to book a program at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum to borrow a Loan Kit. They are available to...

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Destination Conservation Saskatchewan

Destination Conservation Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Here are a number of resources and lesson plans relating to Energy, water and waste. Destination Conservation Saskatchewan (DCS) is a practical, student-driven, activity-based program that brings environmental education alive in...

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25 Acts of Energy Conservation

25 Acts of Energy Conservation

Saskatchewan Environmental Society / Saskatchewan Science Centre

25 Acts of Energy Conservation is a K to 12, province-wide action campaign that promotes energy conservation all school year, culminating in a month of daily activities between Earth Hour and Earth Day (March 23 to April 27).

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Student Action for a Sustainable Future

Student Action for a Sustainable Future

Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Student Action for a Sustainable Future (SASF) is an action and inquiry project for grade 5 - 8 students in Saskatoon. Led by the City of Saskatoon, partners include the SES, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Saskatoon Public...

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Smarter Science Better Buildings

Smarter Science Better Buildings

Saskatchewan Environmental Society / Western Development Museum
Conservation, Energy, Grade 7

The Smarter Science Better Buildings (SSBB) program is a partnership between the SES and the Western Development Museum (WDM) focusing on energy efficient homes. Designed to meet outcomes in the grade 7 Science, Heat, and Temperature...

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Boreal Watershed Monitoring Project

Boreal Watershed Monitoring Project

Saskatchewan Environmental Society

The?Boreal Water Monitoring project is a partnership between SES, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment, the University of Saskatchewan, and the elders, teachers, and students at each participating school. Students from several...

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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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Product Life Cycle Activity

Product Life Cycle Activity

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

This lesson helps students trace the life cycle of a favourite product to determine the environmental impact of the things people purchase, from the raw materials to the disposal of the waste product.

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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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Fun and Games School Resource

Fun and Games School Resource

Waste Reduction Week in Canada
Conservation, Waste, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

Quizzes and games to teach students about waste reduction.

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Waste Reduction Week: School Resource Kit

Waste Reduction Week: School Resource Kit

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

By participating in Waste Reduction Week in Canada, the third week of October, you are about to embark on an exciting campaign of waste reduction that has become an annual event involving thousands of Canadians from across the country....

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