Frankie Thunderbowl has disappeared: what will it take to get him back? Students will join a detective and uncover the reasons why caribou are disappearing in Jasper National Park. Is it wolves? Avalanches? Loneliness? They will discover what makes this species vulnerable, and the answer is… it’s complicated. We will explore what is being done in Jasper National Park to help [...]
A virtual field trip put on by the Glenbow Museum with a focus on settlers to the Canadian West/Alberta. Photo - Public Domain
Grade 10 student who is passionate and a “changemaker” in the environmental field will be presenting on single-use plastics.
Aerosols, Clouds and Climate! Virtual Field Trip. Students will learn about both natural (ash, sea spray, dust) and human (pollution) sources of aerosols and why understanding aerosols is important to our climate and our health. They will see a cloud in a bottle demonstration, an incomplete combustion demo and make their own particle collector.
Via Zoom, an educator from the Calgary Zoo will take the students on a virtual tour of the animals at the Calgary Zoo that live in the different regions of Canada.
Led by a real life scientist, students will conduct experiments that demonstrate the concepts of reflection, refraction, fiber optics, and transparency. Students will be led virtually through a series of activities to gain a better understanding of how light behaves when it interacts with various materials.
The Grade 4 SEAL class will have a virtual visit with a guest speaker from Alberta Tomorrow who will present information on how we can sustain our lands.
This presentation will be held virtually; the presenter will be on Zoom. He will talk about agriculture in AB, which connects to our current Social Studies and Science units. There is an interactive component, so students will have laptops to send questions, answer questions, etc. Grade 4 did this last year during online teaching, and it was great!
A volunteer from the Classroom Agriculture Program will give our class a virtual presentation (via Zoom) about Alberta's agriculture industry. To learn more about the classroom agriculture program, click here.