A fun, online or downloadable workbook on how to save energy.
Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (Grades K-12)
This is a competition between Canadian classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12. As the students progress through the Challenge, they will learn valuable lessons about energy use and share that knowledge with the rest of the country.
The Challenge is about more than great classroom prizes like a $5,000 Technology Package, it’s about increasing energy awareness among Canadian youth and educators.
Energy Star Kids (Grades K-12)
Online activities on energy conservation.
A fun, engaging teaching resource on climate, energy and transportation issues that supports curriculum outcomes for Grades 3 to 6. Fully funded (no cost!) to teachers in Edmonton, the Keep Cool resource:
Introduces climate, energy and transportation topics through a fun arts-based and interdisciplinary approach
Sends kids on at-home superhero missions to lead change in their families
Helps teachers meet Alberta curriculum outcomes for Grades 3-6 in arts, science, language and social studies
PlantWatch is a NatureWatch program that works with "citizen scientists" (volunteers) to report flowering times for certain plants to researchers. The dates are used to determine changes that may be affecting our environment. Select "resources" along the top left for curriculum guides.
C.A.R.S. (Grade 5)
C.A.R.S (Clean Air, Responsible Schools) explores air quality, emissions and makes connections to climate change. Students become young scientists, using portable air quality monitors to gather local data. Delivered by Inside Education.
I Am The Future (Grades 4-6)
A handbook and song focusing on Alberta's biodiversity of wetlands and urban forests. It includes science curriculum activities, blackline illustrations, feature articles by Alberta biologist Chris Fisher and links to excellent resources produced by Learn Alberta and the Cities of Edmonton and Calgary.
The handbook is designed to help teachers connect students with local ecosystems and outdoor learning experiences. I Am the Future reinforces that young people can take action to protect important habitats.
For other handbooks, visit Artist Response Team.
The Way We Green School Cue Cards (Grades 4-6)
A set of cue cards featuring the goals of The Way We Green and various people and projects that are helping to achieve those goals.
See the Teacher's Guide on how to use the cards.