The Ktunaxa story of Lightning, Thunder, Fox, and Coyote with Nasuʔkin (Chief) Joe Pierre:

Using the Ktunaxa story of Lighting, Thunder, Fox and Coyote, Nasuʔkin (Chief) Joe Pierre takes you on a story journey that encircles our Mother Earth. After this, he shares some of his insights into this story and how these lessons can be applied to the times we find ourselves in. We hope that you will come along for this journey with the fox and coyote brothers. It’s a good one. (Shared by Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network)


Farm to School BC brings healthy, local and sustainable food into schools across British Columbia and provides students with hands-on learning opportunities that develop food literacy, all while strengthening the local food system and enhancing school and community connectedness.

Farm to school activities differ by school, but always include the following three elements:

  1. Healthy, Local Food
  2. Hands-on Learning
  3. School & Community Connectedness

Farm to School BC is a program of the Public Health Association of BC and is supported by the Province of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority.

See School Garden Mentorship opportunities, Food Activities, Learning from the Land and more!

NCCIE Teaching  Resource  Centre

Siwal Si’wes Digital Library:
Place-based Learning
Place-based Science
Place-based Math

Walking Curriculum document (compiled by P. Janicki)

Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network


Five Minute Field Trips: Teaching about Nature in your Schoolyard


Environmental games and activities


A Head, Heart and Hands Approach to Outdoor Learning


Wetland Ecosystems Grade 4-6 Student Journal

Wetland Ecosystems Grade 4-6 Teacher’s Guide


Patterns, Plants and Playgrounds: Grade 4-7 Educational Activities for School Grounds

plantidPlant Identification Cards


My Seasonal Round

Blackline Master


Playing through the Seasons – Winter Booklet


Green Thumbs at School: Spec Food Garden Lesson Book


Natural Curiosity (link to 2nd edition)


Connecting the Dots: Key Strategies that Transform Learning for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability


Kinder-Garden Resource Guide