Elementary Classroom Programs

Get your students together for a session that will inspire environmental stewardship using curriculum relevant content!
These no-cost programs are designed to be delivered in a single or multi-class formats.

Gr. 4| Natural Resources

This program is all about Alberta’s Natural Resources! Students will learn about the Natural Regions of Alberta, the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources, and how we use natural resources for energy and to meet our wants & needs. The program will wrap up with a discussion about stewardship and how we can all work together to conserve natural resources.

Curriculum Connections:

Grade 4 Social Studies – 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. 5 | Clean Air Responsible Schools (C.A.R.S)

An air quality presentation that can create a school-based citizen science action project!

Connecting to Inside Education’s Climate Change Education Initiatives and the Alberta Program of Studies, the C.A.R.S. program aims to develop understanding about air quality, emissions, and climate change. With an emphasis on personal action and citizen science, this class-based project will engage students in a local stewardship action while contributing meaningful data to a nation-wide citizen science campaign!

Curriculum Connections:

  • Grade 5 Science – Weather Watch



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

Current Forest Issues
Tools of the Trade Kit