Habitats and Ecosystems


The H Factor

The H Factor

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Len Benson is a traditional Cree man who grew up on the land near Lac La Biche, Alberta. He has seen changes to the water, plants and animals as industrial development has increased. Len wonders if human beings really understand the impact we...

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Wetland Odyssey

Wetland Odyssey

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Can you recognize common plants, animals and insects found in wetlands? See for yourself and take this fun quiz as you go on a Wetland Odyssey! Please note: This is an Alberta resource, but could be useful for Saskatchewan educators. 

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My Rubber Boots

My Rubber Boots

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dr. Suzanne Bayley is a world renowned Wetlands Ecologist. She has spent her life studying wetlands to preserve the water, plants, animals and birds that depend on a healthy ecosystem. Join Suzanne as she wades into one of Alberta's many...

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Tea of Life

Tea of Life

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dene Artist Roy Salopree knows about a secret place. It is a water hole in the muskeg, surrounded by spruce trees. The muskeg water he collects from the hole is made into tea and used as medicine for his family and friends. Please note: This is...

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Water - The Sacred Relationship

Water - The Sacred Relationship

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Water:The Sacred Relationship, is the result of a three year research project by Native Counselling Services of Alberta that features a documentary film, educational curriculum and a public policy research article. Guided by a circle...

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Wetland Ecosystems

Wetland Ecosystems

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Examine western and Aboriginal worldviews on 'living and non-living things' in wetlands ecosystems while recognizing that all plants and animals have an important role in a wetlands community as they interact with one another.

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Species at Risk

Species at Risk

Parks Canada

This website is a great source of useful and interesting information on species at risk protection and recovery efforts in our national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites. In the feature you will find...

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My Parks Pass Activity Guide

My Parks Pass Activity Guide

Parks Canada

The My Parks Pass program is offered in partnership by Parks Canada, The Historica-Dominion Institute, Nature Canada and Canadian Geographic Education. My Parks Pass program is intended to help students explore and learn about...

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My Parks Pass Program

My Parks Pass Program

Parks Canada

The My Parks Pass Activity Guide is designed to support teachers and students as they learn about Canada's history and natural heritage by exploring Parks Canada's national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas. The...

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Dear Children of the Earth: A Letter from Home

Dear Children of the Earth: A Letter from Home

by Schim Schimel

Dear Children of the Earth begins a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere. She writes to express her love for each and every child and asks for their love and appreciation in return. In her own words,...

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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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Adopt-A-Pond Programme: Wetland Curriculum

Adopt-A-Pond Programme: Wetland Curriculum

Toronto Zoo

Although this guide focuses on the Adopt-A-Pond Programme through the Toronto Zoo, there are many lesson plans and ideas that relate to the Saskatchewan curriculum. This guide includes four basic study modules : " Water ", " Wetland...

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Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Instructor Guide

Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Instructor Guide

Trout Unlimited Canada

In this unit, you will see how some chemicals, appearing as nutrients, are actually helpful to sustaining life. While other chemicals, often found in the form of pollution, can be harmful to our health. You will determine the...

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Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Student Activity Booklet

Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Student Activity Booklet

Trout Unlimited Canada

In this unit, you will see how some chemicals, appearing as nutrients, are actually helpful to sustaining life. While other chemicals, often found in the form of pollution, can be harmful to our health. You will determine the...

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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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FrogWatch

FrogWatch

Nature Canada

Nature Canada and the Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating Office (EMANCO) present these education programs as an opportunity for the public to explore the natural world and share their observations with...

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Conserve Water: Educator's Guide

Conserve Water: Educator's Guide

Project Wet

This comprehensive educators' guide provides teachers of middle school and high school students with a thorough overview of water conservation, along with background information that serves as a hydrologic primer. Past, present, and...

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