Tools for teachers

Find education resources designed for kids, teens, educators, and college students about both climate change and weather, and connect to resources from nearby and around the globe.

Provincial resources for teachers and schools

BC Green Games

BC Green Games is a province-wide competition for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12, designed to motivate action, enable sharing, and reward and celebrate the green efforts of schools in BC.

DreamRider Theatre Productions

DreamRider Theatre, Metro Vancouver's environmental education theatre company, delivers interactive plays in a trademark zany and fun style. Their plays like "H2 Whoa!", "Keep Cool!", and "Clean Up Your Act", encourage kids to find their own solutions to minimize their carbon footprint, cut down their use of water and energy resources, and reduce their waste.

Climate Change Showdown

This BC Sustainable Energy Association program educates grade 4-7 students on climate change, with a multimedia presentation and climate change games. It also challenges kids and their families to reduce energy use in the Climate Change Showdown take-home contest for 4 weeks at home. The program meets planned learning outcomes identified by the Ministry of Education.

Green Bricks Education Society

The free "Green Bricks" program engages secondary school students to understand the importance and benefits of sustainable building issues in their schools and communities and empower them to make change.  Green Bricks supports the BC Ministry of Education's learning outcomes.

Power Smart

BC Hydro's Power Smart program provides curricula and activities tailored for all grades. Teachers can find information and links to engaging and fun, energy efficiency school curricula.

BC Working Group on Sustainability Education

This is an online gathering place for people from all over BC with an interest in sustainability education. It is all about sharing resources, finding out what people are doing and how they're learning from each other.

Hub for Action on School Transportation Emissions Project (HASTE)

HASTE is a new project that supports schools and their communities taking action on reducing transportation emissions in British Columbia. It is an online resource and networking centre, designed to help students, teachers and schools improve the health of individuals, communities and the environment.

Vancouver resources for schools

Footprints Conservation Society

Footprints Conservation Society offers educational programs for children to further the awareness of environmental issues. Their programs are designed as fun, interactive lessons that provide children with information and support to make educated choices about how they affect their environment and provide them with the tools to create a healthier lifestyle for themselves and future generations. The footprint workshop runs approximately 45 minutes.

National resources for teachers and schools

Free Educational Resources for Educators

Find Environment Canada resources to help you bring climate change and the environment into your classroom or into the activities of your scout, naturalist or youth group.

International resources

Climate Change Education

This is a portal website dedicated to global warming and climate change education. It features links to K-12 education programs as well as videos and other media related to our climate.