Outdoor Ed


Project Wild Thing

Project Wild Thing

by David Bond

Filmmaker David Bond is a worried man. His kids' waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing, and a screen dependence threatening to turn them into glassy-eyed zombies. Like city kids everywhere, they spend way too much time...

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Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education

Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education

by David Sobel

Beyond Ecophobia speaks to teachers, parents, and others interested in nurturing in children the ability to understand and care for nature. This expanded version of one of Orion Magazines most popular articles includes descriptions of...

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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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Sharing Nature with Children

Sharing Nature with Children

Joseph Cornell

The nature awareness methods featured in Cornell?s Sharing Nature Book Series are used by millions of parents, educators, naturalists, and youth and religious leaders all over the world. Not just a book, but a powerful approach to nature...

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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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Every Student Learns Outside

Every Student Learns Outside

Project Learning Tree
Outdoor Ed, Teacher PD

Top ten tips for teaching students outside.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This student checkist provides a general list of clothing, food and other items students should bring on an outdoor field trip. This is a word document and can be altered as needed.

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Leave No Trace Training

Leave No Trace Training

Leave No Trace Canada

Leave No Trace Canada training courses are intended for outdoor recreational users who wish to minimize their impact on the natural environment whether they are hiking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, etc. You can choose from a number of...

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Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Canada

There are seven Leave No Trace Principles that need to be considered when enjoying the outdoors which help to reduce our ecological footprint. By educating ourselves and others about these principles, we can build awareness,...

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Outdoor Ed Consultant

Outdoor Ed Consultant

Renewed by Nature - Colin Frey
Outdoor Ed, Post Secondary Research, Teacher PD

As the owner and operator of Renewed by Nature, Colin Frey quit his job as a transmission mechanic to pursue his passion for the outdoors. He started in 2007 by giving workshops in the schools around Regina for their outdoor education...

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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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Forest and Nature School Canada Website

Forest and Nature School Canada Website

Forest and Nature School Canada

Forest School [FS] is an educational approach that has existed worldwide since the late 1950s, with over ten thousand Forest School programs in the UK alone. In FS, children spend anywhere from a half day to a full day outdoors in various...

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