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.
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 […]
Take students on a climate policy quest that explores how policy is used to build a low carbon future. Learners (grades 9-12) will be empowered to explore and propose a new climate policy for Canada.
Take the Eco 360 Challenge! Learners (grades 9-12) will develop a feasible innovation plan that incorporates a circular economic model to eliminate plastic waste from our environment. They will pitch their plans as a three-minute video, which offers an entrepreneurial solution, a policy solution or a behaviour change solution for diverting plastic waste from the […]
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.
Re-Energy Challenge is a fun and engaging science activity where learners (grades 4-12) have the opportunity to build a working model of a solar oven, a wind turbine, a hydroelectric generator, a biogas generator, an electric vehicle or an energy storage system—so they can see firsthand how applied science is helping create a more sustainable […]
Increasingly, educators understand the benefits of teaching outdoors to promote student wellness, engagement and learning. LSF has always advocated full-day learning as a tool for teaching sustainable development and inquisitive learning. So we’ve put together some great resources to help you take your first steps outdoors! LSF is transforming the education system in Canada. Our […]
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 […]