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

FULL for 2018/2019

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

Curriculum Connections:
* 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 Education Package
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

Curriculum Connections:

  • Grade 5 Science – Electricity and Magnetism

Supporting Resources
Electricity Education
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

Curriculum Connections:

  • 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

ENERGY EXPO

Inside Education wants to help you bring energy and climate education to your school. Our experienced team of educators are ready to energize your students with hands-on exploration of key energy topics hosted right in your school.

We have a wide variety of curriculum enhancing, station-based activities including wind turbine models, virtual reality goggles and more! Each station is designed to answer a big question through hands-on play, problem-solving, and teamwork.
  • A full program includes 4-8 stations of your choice and takes approximately 1 hour to complete.
  • We can accommodate up to 60 students at a time and multiple groups can work through the stations throughout the day.
  • We are flexible on the format and will work within your space and bell schedule.
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