"In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught" -Baba Dioum
All educational programs are free and are based on the Ontario curriculum.
To book a program, contact Jennifer Hansen at 624-2147
An enthusiastic EcoSuperior facilitator will lead your class through an informative, creative and participatory lesson. Available within the District of Thunder Bay.
Grade 2 Science: Water Watchers (Wise water use)
Grade 5 Science: Shower Power (Choosing personal care products wisely)
Grade 7 Science: Back to the Tap (Investigating the environmental, social, and economical impacts of choosing bottled water over tap water)
Grade 10-12 Science: Natural Habits (How personal care products affect human and environmental health)
Grade 11 Hairstyling & Aesthetics: Natural Habits (How personal care products affect human and environmental health)
Each program is designed to be an easy-to-follow, week long (five 50-minute periods) lesson-plan package to be facilitated by the classroom teacher. Each kit comes complete with a teacher resource binder, student worksheet package, and all necessary supplies and materials. The EcoKits are intended to promote opportunities for hands-on environmental education in a classroom setting. Teachers can borrow an EcoKit for a 3-week period. Available in Thunder Bay and communities within the Great Lakes Basin / Superior North Shore.
Grade 5 Science: Litteracy – A hands-on look at waste reduction.
Grade 7 Science: spOILed – An investigation into how oil impacts the Great Lakes basin and other aquatic ecosystems.
Grade 9 Academic Science: Kilowhat? – A study of kilowatt hours, students’ energy consumption and practical
Your entire school can participate in an environmental initiative. Whether you are interested in cleaning up your school yard, encouraging students to choose more active modes of transportation, reducing idling in your school zone, or starting up a green club, consider these programs to help you along the way.
- Green School Manuals
- Green Semester Challenge
- Active & Safe Routes to School
- School Travel Planning
- No Idling at School
- Waste Reduction Week
- Spring Up to Clean Up
These lesson plans, activities and other resources are available for you to use in your own classroom. Think about some of these ideas to help with the incorporation of environmental education into your school day.
Page last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013