Green Calgary

Child and Youth Education

 

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Green Calgary is pleased to offer schools and community organizations the following opportunities for environmental education:

 

Age Ranges 

Our programs are designed for the following age groups: 

Teeny Greenies (ages 3-5; preschool and kindergarten)

  • Worms Love Leftovers 

Green Smarties (ages 6-8; grades 1-3)

  • Worms Love Leftovers
  • Water for Life

Green Marines (ages 9-12; grades 4-6)

  • Waste in our World  
  • It's Rain Harvest Time 
  • Clean Green

Generation Green (ages 13-14; grades 7-9)

  • It's Rain Harvest Time 
  • Clean Green 

Programs for high school students coming Fall 2015! 

 

*Please Note:  Since the programs involve hands-on and open-ended problem solving activities, they can be adapted to suit a variety of grades and ages.  Please email if you have questions on modifying a program.  

 

Cost

Green Calgary is a non-profit organization.  Therefore, our education programs run on contributions from schools and community groups.  Our child and youth programs are valued at $200.00 each.  However, we strive for equal access for all Calgarians to environmental education and empowerment, as outlined in our mission statement.  We ask that your organization make the contribution that they are able.  Your organization will be invoiced the amount you have indicated in your booking form.  Please contact Amy Spark at education@greencalgary.org if you have any questions.  

 

Curriculum Connections 

 

Program

Grade

Curriculum connection

Water for Life

2

Exploring Liquids

Waste in our World

3

Testing Materials and Designs, Building with a Variety of Materials

4

Waste and our World

Worms Love Leftovers

1

Needs of Animals and Plants

2

Small Crawling and Flying Animals

3

Animal Life Cycles

4

Waste and our World

5-6

Science Inquiry

7

Interactions and Ecosystems

9

Biological Diversity

It’s Rain Harvest Time

5

Weather Watch

7

Interactions and Ecosystems, Structures and Forces

8

Freshwater and Saltwater Systems

Clean Green

5

Classroom Chemistry

8

Mix and Flow of Matter

9

Environmental Chemistry

 

Booking 

Schedule your education programs online through our easy to use booking system!  Please click HERE to book. 

Please email if you cannot find a date that works with your schedule.     
 

Program Length 

  • Our workshops are one hour in length.

Number of Participants

  • Due to the hands-on nature of the program activities, the workshops are designed to be presented to one class at a time.
  • The recommended maximum number of participants is: 25 for Kindergarten to Grade 2 and 30 for Grade 3 and older.

Inclement Weather Policy

  • Green Calgary reserves the right to cancel presentations if weather conditions cause roads to be unsafe for travel.  Your school will be contacted by phone and email if this circumstance arises.