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The Resource Game

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This is a scavanger hunt for local resources where participants search for things that will help them survive in the wild. This game pairs well with a conversation about local first nations resource use.

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Ninja Trail

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This is a sensory game that uses touch for navigation and encourages the use of other senses to discover the key features of a forest floor.

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FUSSS - A Study of Forest Health

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Through observation and exploration, students learn easily observable indicators that can be used to measure the health of a forest ecosystem.

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Dock Discovery

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Biodiversity Detective Game

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This is one of our most popular activities that can be adapted for any outdoor environment.  It is a task oriented game that allows students to explore an ecosystem while learning simple facts that lead to the discovery of a mystery animal or plant.

Sierra Club BC In-school Education Programs

Our team offers environmental education programs for grade k-8 classrooms across B.C.  We visit over 150 classes a year, prioritizing wait-listed classes the following school year. All of our programs are free-of-cost. We encourage a suggested donation of $50.00 per classroom to help us keep this incredible program up and running!

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Painted Lady Migration Game

Students work their way through 24 stations representing the migration of a Painted Lady Butterfly. This activity was adapted from a bird migration game developed by Environment for the Americas.

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Introduction to Animals of the Southern Gulf Islands

A PowerPoint presentation and lesson plan have been produced to introduce many of the common animal species found in the Southern Gulf Islands, and to describe some major differences between birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles. This lesson is presented as a rainy day activity that can foster discussion about animals and what they need to survive and reproduce, and recommended to be used as a pre-fieldtrip lesson before going to the beach or on a hike to observe animals in their natural habitats.

Stream to Sea

Learn more about your local streams and rivers as you study the Pacific Salmon.  A variety of activities and resources introduces students to life in freshwater ecosystems and offers practical ways for them to help conserve these valuable habitats.  As they learn more about the waterways in their community, a new sense of place will empower young citizens to become active stewards of these important places.

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