Teacher Resources

For teachers that would like to get their classes involved in the Winter Bird Count, here are a few resources to get you going. Kindergarten Winter Birds Curricular Connections Grade 1 Winter Birds Curricular Connections Grade 2 Winter Birds Curricular Connections Grade 3 Winter Birds Curricular Connections Grade 4 Winter Birds Curricular Connections Grade 5 […]


Join our Outdoor and Environmental Education Specialists, Al Woodhouse, Sean McCammon, Nathan Mantey, Levi Moore and special guest, Joe Bell, as they get muddy exploring the hidden depths of Heidelberg Pond. If you have a question about the pond ask.  We will answer as many questions as possible during the live broadcast. For more details […]

Gr. 7 Stream Study

Aquatic Interactions – Interactions in the Environment Students work in groups to describe and record elements of the stream environment.  With the use of dip nets, students capture and observe the animal life, and describe both plant life and abiotic factors.  This program develops an appreciation of aquatic life forms.  Students also identify, classify, and […]

Gr. 7-8 Blanket Exercise

Blanket Exercise Simulation – History of Residential Schools and impact of colonization The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action #62 and #63 relate to “Education for Reconciliation”. The TRC text calls for: “Implementing…curriculum & learning resources on [the] history and legacy of residential schools…” and recommends a focus on “building student capacity for intercultural […]

Grade 7 Fur Trade

This program examines the fur trade as an economic interaction between cultures. Students participate in a simulation that highlights the competition between the British Hudson Bay Company and the predominantly French Northwest Trading Company. The relationship between European settlers and First Nation peoples is also explored.In the morning we will play out a fur trading […]