Join us for a virtual journey of natural resource and environmental topics in Alberta

Our team of educators will lead you through our most popular online presentations. This interactive series includes 8 presentation that target specific curriculum topics in science and social studies.
Presentations will feature an overview of the topic, discussions with experts in the field, activities, and live demonstrations. Students will develop an understanding and come away new ideas to connect with their local environment.

Natural Resources (grade 4)

This program is all about Alberta’s Natural Resources! Students will learn about the Natural Regions of Alberta, the process of extracting natural resources, and how we use natural resources for energy and products. The program will wrap up with a discussion about stewardship and how we can all work together to conserve natural resources.

  • Grade 4 Social Studies: A Sense of the Land

Electricity & Energy (grade 5)

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.

  • Grade 5 Science – Electricity and Magnetism

Trees & Forests (grade 6)

Investigate the multiple perspectives that shape a working forest without leaving your home or 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.

  • Grade 6 Science – Trees & Forests

Agriculture (grade 7)

Inside Education can help you bring important Alberta-relevant context to your grade 7 plants for food and fibre unit with a hands-on inquiry into key agricultural topics! Students will explore the who, what and why of agriculture in Alberta.

  • Grade 7 Science – Plants for Food & Fibre
  • Career & Technology Foundations (CTF)

Water (grade 8)

Inside Education will guide your students through the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water while discussing how water quality and quantity are influenced by human actions. Learn about watersheds, contaminants, and stakeholders.

  • Grade 7: Ecosystems & Interactions
  • Grades 8: Freshwater and Saltwater Systems

Environmental Chemistry (grade 9)

This interactive presentation will explore how natural and human factors influence local air and water quality. We will demonstrate how Alberta monitors and evaluates air and water quality for the health of both people and the environment.

  • Grade 9 Science: Environmental Chemistry


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