The Alberta Tomorrow simulator is an educational tool that helps you to understand the process of sustainable planning to balance land-uses such as agriculture, oil and gas and forestry with ecological integrity. By looking at past and present landscape imagery, you will be able to see changes that have taken place in the past. You can also collect, geotag and save water sampling data, images, video and other observations, and access lesson plans.
Register your class for AGWA day, send in your results for the province-wide monitoring program, and potentially win free water testing kits for your class
Resources for students and teachers that provide a basic understanding of key terms related to drinking water and where water comes from. Lesson Plans for kindergarten to grade 12 students.
This guide is designed for educators to support First Nations, Metis, and Inuit youth to make positive changes in their communities. The guide is comprised of two parts: 1) Developing a respectful understanding of FNMI people, culture and knowledge 2) Action process. Water is chosen as the focus of this guide because of the great importance of water and the sacredness with which many FNMI people in Canada regard water.
Watershed education resources and lesson plans from the Sierra Club of Canada. Focussed on a variety of watershed issues from a British Columbia context, these plans can be modified to encompass Albertan perspectives.
A searchable library of nearly 70 hands-on educational activities to meet a wide range of curricular outcomes. Resources include how-to videos and activity instructions.
Teacher's guide linked to the Grade 8 Science: Fresh and Saltwater System unit. The guide explores how storm water is managed in the City of Edmonton, with key topics and supporting information for teachers in each lesson plan.
Water – The Sacred Relationship features a documentary film, educational curriculum and a public policy research article. Guided by a circle of Cree Elders and led by a team of Aboriginal and Western Scientists, The Sacred Relationship explores how reconciling the relationship between Aboriginal people and the rest of Canada can lead to healthier water.