The Brightwater Project Leader
is available to visit teachers and their departments and/or by phone or email to discuss possibilities, collaborate planning and assist teachers in learning more about the resources that are available
The possibilities are numerous to extend classroom learning in Science, Native Studies, History, Social Studies, Mathematics, Pure and Applied Arts and ELA through experiences at Brightwater that address curricular outcomes from Indigenous and Western worldviews. The Brightwater Project Leader and facilitators, and FNIM Unit are available throughout the school year to collaborate with teachers to individualize their Brightwater experience for their students.
|||Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
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| Sciences||Eu 9.3||SCI10-CDI b & f|
SCI10-CD2 f & j
|Environmental Science: |
ES20 - CE1 d & f
ES20-AS1 a to hES20-AS2 a
|||Native Studies 10|
Unit 1: Identity and Worldviews
|||History 30 |
First Nations Societies and Sovereignty
The First Nations and the Land
SS 9.1 g
SS 9.2 a
Samples of Inquiry possibilities, resources and experience planning documents:
- Relay Education is a national charity focusing on educating Canadians on renewable energy and energy conservation.
They provide, free of charge, their Green Collar Careers program in Saskatoon high schools, which is a one hour workshop focusing on careers in sustainability.
- Resources for Rethinking is a project developed by Learning for a Sustainable Future. Lesson plans, worksheets and other teaching resources are available that integrate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) principles.
- Adopt a Rancher is a fully integrated, curriculum-supported Science 10 program that fits with the Sustainability of Ecosystems unit. PCAP (Prairie Conservation Action Plan) will coordinate interested schools with participating ranchers, provide program materials, guides, maps, reference materials, and coordinate all aspects of a field site visit. The program is very flexible, to enable participation by any Grade 10 Science class.
- Saskatchewan Eco Network – Destination Conservation, a combined technical/educational approach to energy conservation in schools.
- Ducks Unlimited Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been committed to wetland conservation for more than 65 years.
- The Meatrix Examine issues related to factory farming and free range farming.
- The Story of Stuff The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns
- Grocery Store Wars Examine the plight of the food you eat.
Other Saskatoon Public Schools Environmental Programs