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In School Programming

Let us bring the environment to you!  If you find it difficult to get your students off the property, we offer a number of different program options for in-school programming.  Each program offers lessons in the environmenthands-on curriculum based learning opportunities to get your students active and activated!

 

 

 

1) Flood Waters and You Student Safety Program (Saugeen Conservation)

Red Cross

 

 

 

  • Mid-February > Mid-April

Curriculum connections with grades K - 8

"The Flood Waters and You" Student Safety Program is presented by a number of organizations involved in safety education: Saugeen Conservation, Ontario Provincial Police and St. John Ambulance (South Grey Bruce Branch).  Each organization offers its own multi-media and hands-on presentation designed to teach about the dangers of flood waters and hypothermia.  Programs may vary to suit your class schedule and the age and number of participants. 

 

2) Going, Going Gone? (Species at Risk)

  • September > November
  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Curriculum connections with grades 2 - 10

Each year new animals and plants are added to Canada's Species at Risk list. Find out the difference between endangered, threatened, extinct, extirpated, down listed and vulnerable species in Grey Bruce; how they made their way onto the list and what can be done to help take them off the list.

 

3) Environmental Games

  • September > November
  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Curriculum connections with grades K - 8

Students learn a variety of concepts regarding our natural resources and the interdependence of all things found in nature through games. A variety of themes available to complement classroom studies.

 

4) Frozen Dead Lemming (Inuit Games)

  • January > Mid-February

Curriculum connections with grades 1 - 8

Long, dark northern winters encouraged First Nations people to invent many games to sharpen hunting skills.  Games of observation, strength and quick reflexes will help your students pass their winter months too.  Try your skills at "Frozen Dead Lemming" and more!

5) Snowshoeing

  • January > Mid-February

Curriculum connections with grades K - 8

The people of the First Nations knew how to get around in deep snow, do you?  Learn what snowshoes are make of and how people have adapted them to suit their environment and lifestyles.  Try on a pair of snowshoes and learn the basics:  how to fall, how to get up, how to turn, how to walk and how to run.  We conclude with a short tour of the school yard to see if we can find tracks from animals with "built-in" snowshoes. 

 

6) Winter Survival

  • January > Mid-February

Curriculum connections with grades 4 - 8

What should you do if you get lost during a winter hike or if the car breaks down?  This program includes basic life skills for survival in winter including building a quinzhee (snow shelter) and a fire in the woods.  Basic needs such as food, water and warmth are investigated along with distress signals, search and rescue methods and what you should take with you to ensure safety. 

 

 

 

7) Our Fragile Environment

  •  September > November
  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Much of our focus of late has been directed toward studying and saving the Costa Rican rainforests while amazing discoveries are still being made in our own area. Find out some of the insect eating plants, rare orchids, endangered species, large predators and more that are threatened in Grey and Bruce Counties. Learn what you can do to help protect our fragile environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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