Outdoor Environmental Learning can look like…..

Primary Grades

  • outdoor play
  • outdoor exploration
  • caring for animals
  • growing gardens
  • recycling
  • composting
  • litter-less lunches
  • stories about powerful places
  • First Nations stories of place
  • Intro. to environmental inquiry

Intermediate Grades

  • Intro. to extended outdoor pursuits
  • Leadership in school caring for animals & habitat
  • More complex environmental inquiry
  • Citizen Science
  • Leadership in the school garden use
  • Intro. to environmental justice issues

Secondary Grades

  • Extended outdoor pursuits
  • Citizen science in their larger community
  • Involvement in local habitat protection
  • Deeper understanding of environmental justice issues
  • Active participation in community consultation
  • Critical thinking on controversial issues
  • Leadership in school & community gardens
  • Creation of personal stories of powerful places 

Climate Solutions 

Climate Education

Outdoor Learning

Plants & Animals

Snow & Winter

Gardens & Food Literacy


Ocean Health


Waste Reduction


Community Connections & Sustainability

Camping & Outdoor Recreation

EOL Pro-D Opportunities & Resources

Youth Opportunities

French Resources

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Learning for a Sustainable Future

LSF is a Canadian charity that has been working for over 30 years to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s school system.

An extensive collection of Canadian sourced resources from the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network.   Lesson resources, curriculum resources and publications all around Environmental and Outdoor learning can be found on this page. 
The Resource Hub is your one-stop tool for finding new resources, programs, professional development, and grants to support environmental and energy education in your classroom in keeping with the 2019 K-12 Environmental Education Guidelines for Excellence, published by the North American Association for Environmental Education.

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