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Northeast Parks School Programs

Northeast Alberta Parks has many environmental education offerings, ranging from kindergarten to Grade 12 including field studies, winter programs, and classroom programs. Our school programs are linked to Alberta Education curriculum and led by enthusiastic and knowledgeable Alberta Parks interpreters. Any of our programs can be delivered at these park locations - or even in your classroom or local natural area. 

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Division Program Grade Curriculum Theme
I Snow Buddies K, 1, 2, 3 Physical Education, Science
    • K: Environment & community awareness
    • G1: Seasonal changes
    • G2: Animal needs
    • G3: Animal lifecycles
I Is a Camel a Mammal? K, 1, 2 Physical Education, Science
    • K: Environment & community awareness
    • G1: Needs of plants & animals
    • G2: Small crawling & flying animals
I Mini Park Investigators K Science
    • Senses
    • Patterns
    • Categories
    • Creativity
I Parks in Miniature 1 Science
    • Senses
    • Needs of plants & animals
I Wild About Winter 1, 2, 3 Science
    • K: Environment & community awareness
    • G1: Seasonal changes
    • G2: Animal needs
    • G3: Animal lifecycles
I Bugs & Biodiversity 2 Science
    • Small Crawling & Flying Animals
I Wildlife Cycles 3 Science
    • Animal Life Cycles
I Endangered Species 3 Science
    • Animal lifecycles
I, II Winter Ecology 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Physical Education, Science, Social Studies
    • Various themes from Science, Social Studies and Physcial Educuation
II Boreal Forest Plants 4 Science
    • Plant Growth & Changes
II Get the Dirt on the Boreal Forest 4 Science, Social Studies
    • Plant communities
    • Plant & animal waste and recyclers
    • The 3 Rs
    • Natural regions
II Wetland Discovery 5 Science
    • Wetland Ecosystems
II Why Parks? 5 Social Studies
    • Natural regions
    • Environmental & conservation issues
    • Culturally important areas of Alberta
    • Park planning & management issues
II Trees & Forests 6 Science
    • Tree types, species, and methods of identification
II Evidence & Investigation 6 Science
    • Evidence & Investigations
III Interactions & Ecosystems 7 Science
    • Abiotic & biotic relationships
    • Food chains & food webs, "niche" definitions, producers & consumers
III Soil Study 7, 8 Science
    • Soil sampling & soil typing
    • Forest succession, relationships of rock, water & plants
III Limnology (Water) Study 7, 8 Science
    • Water body types
    • Ecosystem health
    • Water quality testing
    • Data reporting
    • Human-environment interactions
III, IV Art in the Park 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Fine Art
    • Watercolour techniques
    • Nature-based art