SPRING ACTIVITIES

Step into Spring with these fun and seasonal activities!

As the seasons change, we invite you to try some of these spring lessons! They are seasonally appropriate and bite-sized to give you a taste of our larger programs and challenges. Whether you are looking for March Break projects or Earth Month lessons, you will find that these are great for engaging students and youth in learning. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected] .



March and April Calendar

These calendars are full of daily activities to keep your students engaged all month long! Available in digital and pdf download.

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Spark Curiosity With This St. Patrick’s Day Spark Activity

It’s St. Patrick’s Day month and we all need to go green! What new ways can you investigate to go green to show your St. Patrick’s Day spirit?

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Maple Syrup Inquiry

  • Grades 4-12
  • Subjects: Science, Social Studies
  • Length of Time: 2-6 hours

Explore the effects of climate change on Canada's maple syrup industry Watch the Teacher’s Guide Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQn7tO6cllM
Watch the Guided Lesson For Students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaFmPonzGrU

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Understanding Flooding

  • Grades 5-12
  • Subjects: Social Studies, Language, Science

Students will understand the different types of flooding and their causes. Students will learn about the consequences of flooding and the types of flooding in their area. Watch the Guided Lesson For Students here: https://youtu.be/atZEj8_JtaY

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This is a great introductory activity to the Flood:ed Challenge




Speak for the Trees

  • Grades 4-12
  • Subjects: Math, Science and Social Studies
  • Length of Time: 2-3 hours

In this activity students will analyze their daily energy use and use GreenLearning's Energy Calculator to determine how much kg of GHGs their device result in. The activity finishes off by comparing the students' energy use to how much kg of CO2 the average tree can absorb in a year.
Watch the Guided Lesson here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5gJmykXZq8

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The Energy Calculators can be found here (Ontario and Alberta only) https://energyrevealed.ca/energy-calculators/ .
This activity can be used as part of the understanding needed for the School Earth Hour Challenge or Home Energy Audit Challenge.
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Small Appliance Energy Reliance

  • Small Appliance Energy Reliance
  • Grades 4-12
  • Subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Length of Time: 2-3 hours

Note: A Watt Meter is needed to complete this activity.
Our friends at the Alberta Council for Environmental Education walks you and your students through our Energy Revealed activity here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-jaEu6mwPA&feature=youtu.be

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The Energy Calculators can be found here (Ontario and Alberta only) https://energyrevealed.ca/energy-calculators/ . This activity can be used as part of the understanding needed for the School Earth Hour Challenge or Home Energy Audit Challenge.

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How to Build a Solar Oven

  • Grades 4-12
  • Subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies, Art
  • Length of Time: 4-6 hours

Using the sun’s heat is a great way to cook your food! Check out this video walking you through the construction of a solar oven, along with some tips and tricks from an engineer and chef! Want a quicker video just focussing on the construction of the solar oven? Find it here: Check out this video

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Build the solar oven as part of our Re-Energy Challenge for your chance to win $1000!

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Decoding Carbon Activity: How is climate change shaping this world?


Students will explore and understand the effects of the climate change crisis from different perspectives. Starting from a global overview, to national and then to a local perspective, students will notice the change in scope and approach towards tackling the climate crisis. Check out the video