Developing Junior Conservationists: Empowering Students to Take Action (Calgary Zoo)

Track:
Calgary Zoo
What:
1 Hour Session
When:
Thursday Feb 15   12:30 PM to 01:45 PM (1 hour 15 minutes)
Where:
Calgary Zoo - Eco-lab
Tags:
Early Childhood Education (Pre K-Kindergarden)Division 1 (Grades 1-3)Division 2 (Grades 4-6)Division 3 (Grades 7-9)Division 4 (Grades 10-12)

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Come learn about a unique inquiry project with a group of Grade 1 students and the Calgary Zoo! See how teachers designed the interdisciplinary designed the interdisciplinary inquiry around key concepts and supported students in developing researching and inquiry around key concepts and supported students in developing researching and communication skills. Discover how students were “junior conservationists” and shared with the public at the Calgary Zoo their learning about Canadian endangered animals. Find out about opportunities to work in partnership with the Calgary Zoo to create exciting learning experiences for your students!
Participant
Calgary Board of Education
Mathematics Learning Leader