UPDATE January 12, 2022

Classroom Programs 

 

Buzzing with Bees 

Discover the importance of pollinators through the life cycle of native bees and learn bee identification. Understand issues impacting bees and how you can help. View our observation beehive with live honeybees! Each student will leave with a stick of local honey. 

Pre K – Gr 2  

1 hour program 

Cost: $ 78 

 

Butterfly Beauties 

Uncover the importance of pollinators through the life cycle of a butterfly. Identify a variety of native species and learn all about the Monarch. Raise a class set of Painted Lady caterpillars and have a butterfly release party*. Our instructor will leave you with a pack of seeds to plant for future pollinators to enjoy! 

Pre K – Gr 2  

1 hour program 

Cost: $ 78 

 

Wild Water Cycles 

Investigate the water cycle and determine the connections between lakes, rivers, and streams here in the Alouette Watershed. Analyze the effects of pollution on waterways through use of an EnviroScape. Learn what storm drain markings mean and discover new ways that you can help protect the local watershed. 

K – Gr 7  

1 hour program 

Cost: $ 78 

 

Wildlife Habitat Building 

Build a bird nesting box with recycled cedar kits. The workshop includes a short presentation on wildlife species and step-by-step building instructions with our instructor. All building equipment is provided. The completed product can be taken home by students or can be placed in suitable habitats around the school yard. 

Gr 2 – 7**  

1.5 hour program 

Cost: $ 55 + $ 10/kit 

Please email education@alouetteriver.org for future booking enquiries.

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Our Classroom Programs

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November 18, 2019

It’s a Bug’s Life

A Bugs Life (Spring only) Learn the importance of pollinators! Compare the lifecycle of a bee and a butterfly. View our live honeybee hive. Subject to availability, includes caterpillars for…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Fantastic Frogs

Explore the difference between frogs, toads, salamanders and newts. Understand metamorphosis and the amphibian life cycle. Learn about frog anatomy through a model dissection! Hear the variety of frog calls…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Night Creatures

Learn about the mysterious nocturnal creatures wandering the night. Dissect an owl pellet and reconstruct its skeleton. Observe the features of a real bat encased in resin. How do these…
Classroom Programs
November 15, 2019

Stream Health

Our streams and rivers are home to dozens of species of aquatic insects. ARMS will collect the critters and bring them to your classroom where students will actively identify and…
Classroom Programs
November 18, 2019

Salmon Scales and Tales

Learn about a keystone species and how salmon fit into this complex Pacific ecosystem. Watch the salmon transition through a life cycle story. The types of Pacific Salmon and their life…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Building Wildlife Habitats

Build bird nest boxes, bird feeders, bat boxes, mason bee homes and many more with kits that are easy to assemble.  Workshop includes a short presentation on corresponding wildlife species…
Classroom Programs
November 18, 2019

Forest Explorers

Identify native & invasive plant species. Understand the importance of wildlife trees and nursery logs in our ecosystem. Learn a variety of native animal tracks through an impression activity. Duration:…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Fun with Fungi

There is so much to learn about mushrooms and other fungi from how they reproduce to the varieties we find on the West Coast and the story book ‘fly agaric’.…