This international project includes seven case study research sites, or collaboratories, in Canada, England, Australia, and the United States. The purpose of this project is to advance our understanding of children’s relations with their environment in order to synthesize knowledge at local, national, and global levels regarding children’s creative responses to the impacts of climate […]
Resources for educators, caregivers, camp leaders, and after-school program leaders who want to deliver physical literacy instruction to children. Active for Life is a national initiative created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy.
Countryside Classroom helps teachers to find resources, places to visit and school support relating to the themes of food, farming and the natural environment. Our site contains a range of quality assured educational content from hundreds of contributors. We aim to inspire and enable teachers to use food, farming and the natural environment more often, […]
Children who spend time in nature are also healthier and more likely to care for nature as adults. Teachers across Canada agree! They’ve downloaded more than 10,000 copies of our educational guides. From coast to coast to coast, educators are taking their students outside. And they’re reporting that it’s good for students and those who […]
We’re all in this together! And you can make a difference every day. Live your values. Adopt practices that lower your climate impact, protect, respect and restore nature, and support safer, healthier communities. Start where you are and choose your path. Guide created by the David Suzuki Foundation.
This is an extreme weather program that engages students in hands-on learning about the science behind flooding. Students will learn about the issue, understand the science behind flooding, develop a flood resilience plan for their school, take action to combat flooding in their communities and report on the impact from their actions.
Get students to take action to reduce energy consumption as they become Energy Managers! Learners participate in a School Earth Hour event to raise awareness about energy efficiency at their schools. This program encourages them to be environmentally friendly by making small changes towards using energy more wisely. This program is suitable for grades 3-12.
Outdoor learning offers a host of social, mental, and academic outcomes for your students that they can benefit from year-round. Outdoor educators will share some ideas, tips, and tools to extend successful outdoor learning into the winter months.
Keepers Series: Keepers of Life: Discovering Plants through Native American Stories and Earth Activities for Children
The first paperback edition of Keepers of Life from the incredibly popular Keepers series. These bestselling books have been long-time favourites with educators for their innovative approach to teaching children about Native cultures and the environment. Each book, co-authored by Joseph Bruchac and Michael J. Caduto, combines Native legends with information and activities about the […]
Water – The Sacred Relationship, is the result of a three year research project by Native Counselling Services of Alberta that features a documentary film, educational curriculum and a public policy research article. Guided by a circle of Cree Elders and led by a team of Aboriginal and Western Scientists, The Sacred Relationship explores how […]