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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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Composting Guide

Composting Guide

City of Regina
Plants, Soil, Waste, Grade 9, Environmental Science 20, Teacher PD

The City of Regina promotes composting as a way to help reduce the amount of waste materials going to our landfill. Composting also produces a free soil conditioner which improves soil quality and helps plants flourish. To assist with YOUR...

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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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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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Grade 3: Waste and Our World: The Science of Soils

Grade 3: Waste and Our World: The Science of Soils

The Prairie Learning Centre
Conservation, Soil, Waste, Grade 3

Students work through many of the outcomes for the Grade Three Science Curriculum area for Soils. The Prairie Learning Centre will come into the class and teach these outcomes in a fun, interactive and engaging way. Students will engage in...

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Nature is Speaking

Nature is Speaking

Conservation International

Nature doesn’t need people. People need nature. That’s the message of our provocative, celebrity-studded campaign “Nature Is Speaking”. Our aim is to raise awareness that people need nature in order to...

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Wilderness Awareness School

Wilderness Awareness School

Wilderness Awareness School

Wilderness Awareness School is an environmental education organization based in Duvall, Washington. They are dedicated to caring for the earth and our children by fostering understanding and appreciation of nature, community and...

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Habitat: Earth Workshop

Habitat: Earth Workshop

Saskatchewan Science Centre

Our climate is changing and the habitat we call earth is being affected. Explore the earth as a habitat by investigating the biomes of plants, animals and insects.

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Sustainable Ecosystems Workshop

Sustainable Ecosystems Workshop

Saskatchewan Science Centre

Become a wetland biologist for a day! Learn how scientists collect and use data by making observations and carrying out testing using real scientific tools. In this outdoor workshop we'll explore the wetland habitat of Wascana Marsh.

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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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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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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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You are the Earth.

You are the Earth.

by David Suzuki

This lively collection of fascinating facts and fables, colorful cartoons, and dynamic illustrations explains how everything on Earth is connected. Since its original publication, concern for the environment has grown, and although...

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