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Education Society

Serving the Mackenzie Region of Northern Alberta

Forestry Resources and Ideas

Important Links in Teaching Natural Resources:

Inside Education - is a non-profit charitable society providing education programming to Alberta teachers and students, community groups and the public who want to learn more about the issues related to environmental sustainability and the development and use of our natural resources.

Environmental Education - Government of Alberta Site that brings together a collection of resources for both teachers and students in environmental education.

Kananaskis Country - Another Government of Alberta Site that provides downloadable modules targeted at all grade levels.  From the site: "For over twenty years, Kananaskis Country has provided Environmental Education publications to help educators bring their classrooms into the natural environments of Alberta."

Parks Canada Teachers Corner - Teachers Corner is a place for classroom-ready educational resources that will enhance students' learning experiences about Canada's national historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas.

Alberta Forest Products Association - Facts and Statistics about the forest industry in Alberta.

Sustainable Resources Development of Alberta - The provincial website for the SRD in Alberta.  There is educational information on this site however it changes quite regularly.

Digg Science - Digg is all about user powered content. Every article on digg is submitted and voted on by the digg community. Share, discover, bookmark, and promote the news that's important to you! *Because this is a user driven site, content is variable to many grade levels. The link above is for all science articles.

World Mapper: is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.

CTS Forestry - Curriculum Guidelines for Alberta Learning.

CTS Wildlife - Curriculum Guidelines for Alberta Learning.