Elementary Classroom Programs
Get your students together for a session that will inspire environmental stewardship using curriculum relevant content!
These programs are designed to be delivered in a multi-class format.
Gr. 4 | Natural Resources & Energy
Using Alberta’s natural regions as our map, we will explore natural resources and develop a deeper understanding of how we use and produce energy in Alberta and what we can do to conserve our natural resources.
Themes: renewable & non-renewable resources, Alberta’s natural regions, energy production, energy use, energy efficiency & conservation
* this presentation is well-suited to all students in grades 4-6 who are eager to learn more about what makes Alberta unique and be inspired to become environmental leaders in their schools!
- Grade 4 Social Studies – Alberta: A Sense of the Land
Supporting Resources: Stewardship, Energy, Climate and You Education Kit, Petroleum Field Trip Videos, CARE/WISE education kits
Gr. 5 | Electricity and Energy
From wind turbines to coal-fired power plants our electricity landscape is shaped by natural resources. Examine electricity from a Canadian perspective and learn how electricity is made, moved and connected to how we live, work and play.
Themes: electricity from natural resources, electricity generation, transmission, electrical safety, climate change, electricity use and energy conservation, efficiency and stewardship
- Grade 5 Science – Electricity and Magnetism
Supporting Resources: Electricity Education Kit, Stewardship Energy Climate and You Education Kit
Gr. 6 | Alberta’s Forests
Investigate the multiple perspectives that shape a working forest without leaving your classroom. This inquiry-based program will discuss the social, economic and environmental values of Alberta’s forests, alongside key issues and innovations that are changing our forest landscape.
Themes: forest ecosystems, careers, climate change, sustainable forest management, forestry tools, forest products, multiple land use, traditional knowledge and stewardship
- Grade 6 Science – Trees & Forests
Supporting Resources: It’s Our Forest Video Series & Teachers Guide, Guide To Common Trees & Shrubs of Alberta, Between the Stands Digital Poster & Teachers Guide, Tools of the Trade Kit