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Living Sustainably: The Tragedy of the Commons

Living Sustainably: The Tragedy of the Commons

With its myriad of renewable and environmentally-friendly features, The Camp Kawartha Environment Centre is one of Canada’s most sustainable buildings. From straw bale wall construction to solar panels, the Centre provides an inspiring setting in which to teach...

Aquatic Biodiversity: Celebrating the Minuscule

Aquatic Biodiversity: Celebrating the Minuscule

Discover the fascinating underwater world of the tiny living things that we rarely see. Using dip nets and hand lenses, students will have the opportunity to study aquatic macro-invertebrates of all kinds. In this program, students learn proper collection and...

Nature Sculpture

Nature Sculpture

Nature has long influenced artists and their creations. Inspired by the work of Andy Goldsworthy, this program encourages students to go beyond paper and brush to create art in nature, from nature. First, students learn how artists, such as Goldsworthy, use the...

Traditional Games

It doesn’t take an internet connection or specialized equipment to have fun. In this action-packed program, students have the opportunity to challenge their strength, agility, and endurance through a variety of traditional games from the Arctic circumpolar communities...

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Snowshoes are an amazing way to get outside and explore the winter woods! Essential for travelling in deep snow, traditional snowshoes have been used for thousands of years. After a brief introduction to their history and design, students are fitted with a pair of...

Nurturing Naturalists

Nurturing Naturalists 1/2 pdf Nurturing Naturalists 2/2 pdf These educational articles were written by our Executive Director, Jacob Rodenburg. Click the links above to learn more!

NCCIE Website

https://www.nccie.ca/  “First Nations University of Canada is the home of the National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education, connecting communities with each other to share their stories about Indigenous education across Canada and around the world.”  Very...