Terrestrial Resources

Nature Kids BC 

Free digital NatureWILD magazine and educator E-news, including learning resources and stewardship programs for educators to utilize:

https://www.naturekidsbc.ca/join-us/for-educators/ 

We Are Teachers: Virtual Field Trips

Access to over 25 different virtual field trips, such as zoos, aquariums, farms and volcanoes across the world:

https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/

TeachBC

Activities, worksheets, lesson and unit plans including topics pertinent to BC, such as the salmon run and the importance of grizzly bears:

https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca

Learn to Conserve: Smart Cities

Virtual field trip that delves into what makes a city “smart” and how innovative urban technologies are solving today’s challenges related to the conservation of water and energy. Also includes an educator guide to accompany the virtual tour:

https://www.learntoconserve.com/smart-cities 

Project Learning Tree

Tips, helpful information, and resources for teaching outside and purchasable nature curriculum for early childhood to secondary school age groups:

https://www.plt.org/educator-tips/why-teach-outside/

 

Sierra Club

Great educational resources including Grades K-8 Going Wild Programs, activity sheets for educators and caregivers, and nature activities for the whole family. Resources are informed by the First Peoples’ Principles of Learning and the principle that connecting to nature is vital for environmental stewardship:

https://sierraclub.bc.ca/education/

 

Earth Rangers

An organization that creates educational content for kids clubs, as well as provides classroom activities for non-members to learn about nature and gain the positivity and confidence needed to create change in how we treat the environment:

http://www.earthrangers.org 

 

WildSafeBC

A number of resources and tips for learning how to live, work, and play in wildlife country:

https://wildsafebc.com/learn/

 

ABOUT US 

The North Coast Ecology Centre Society aims to create a permanent education centre in Prince Rupert that highlights the region’s ecological richness.

Website photos by Megan Baker, Brandon Broderick, Caitlin Birdsall, Chloe Hahn.
 

North Coast Ecology Centre Society. 2103 Seal Cove Circle, Prince Rupert, BC. info@northcoastecologycentresociety.com