Environmental Education

This page features our published Education-related work, including many education and curricula resources, individual learning opportunities, and an activity and colouring book.

For even more NWT-specific lesson plans and activities, visit our sister site, NWT Science Focus. There you’ll find a number of resources divided by grade level and theme.

Species at Risk Teacher Guides

Information and activities on different NWT species at risk, including a bat, bird, bumble bee, and two amphibians. These education resources range in grade level from grade 1 to grade 9.

Climate Action Training

A web-based education opportunity for NWT residents looking to gain knowledge, skills, and resources to help face the climate crisis. This resource consists of six, 90 minute webinar recordings.

NWT School Gardens – Curriculum for Grade 3

This book is based on the highly successful Growing Together at Weledeh program, and is intended to help schools start up their own, similar programs.

Get to Know Your Watershed! Teacher Resource Guide

This guide includes lesson plans for all grades, each designed to engage students in a hands-on watershed building activity and teach about watersheds, their features, and functions.

Schools for a Living Planet Teacher Resources

Curriculum-linked lesson plans for Grades 3 to 8, covering a wide variety of topics, all directly linked to the NWT. Alternate versions created for Nunavut.

Pepper and the Mighty Mackenzie

Join Pepper the Sand Piper as she explores the mighty Mackenzie River. Through her journey, you will meet lots of friends and find many games – colouring, word searches, connect-the-dots and more!

Fort Resolution Youth Water Monitoring Project

Teaching modules on ice, water quality, and snow, prepared for pilot use with youth in Ft. Resolution. Each module includes multiple activities, activity sheets, a teachers' guide, and curriculum links.