Education Resources

A summary of excellent resources available to support both classroom and community-based environmental education programs.

Environmental and educational resources, links and materials that can be downloaded, viewed and/or purchased.

A concise listing of key Climate Change education lesson plans, resources and information.

A vast collection of resources that are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BC’s transformed curriculum by grade.

Kootenay-based resources for stewardship solutions that address issues on private land.

A searchable database of lesson plans, how-to guides and research on topics such as climate, conservation and outdoor learning & play.

Lesson plans, curriculum units and other teaching resources that support interdisciplinary and action oriented learning.

Colouring pages, educational units, lesson plans, manuals, handouts, resource sheets, wild webinars and more!

A diverse and comprehensive set of educational, technical and capacity resources for stewardship in BC.

Great kid-tested ideas for fostering learning and inspiring action on environmental and other global issues.

Research library with a collection of scientific literature for advancing the children and nature movement.

A resource hub for environmental education that includes lesson plans, activities, articles and other media.

The source for NatureWILD, a nature magazine featuring articles by BC’s leading naturalists, as well as games, nature activities, and more.

BC Curriculum Resources

Information on the curriculum including an orientation guide and helpful pages that enable you to browse, filter, and search the curriculum.

C2C works to grow teacher leadership and mentorship capacity for place-based education through local strategies, events and activities.

Accessible resources including assessment tools, curriculum summaries, and unit plans.

A summary of the BC curriculum for grades K – 9 sorted by subject.

Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives in the Classroom: Moving Forward brings together discussion from gatherings in five communities across BC.

A dynamic volunteer organization promoting networking, curriculum support, and leadership in environmental education.

Local Chapters in each school district in the Columbia Basin that help local teachers come together to collaborate, network and engage in professional development.

The Kootenay-Boundary Environmental Education Initiative’s website includes an Inspiration Handbook of curricular ideas and resources, and an video series highlighting place-based education across the region.


Recommended resources that can be purchased by CBEEN members at discounted rates.

What research says about environmental literacy, behaviour, and conservation results.

Connecting environmental educators with solid, practical evaluation strategies, methods and advice.

An educator’s guide to stewardship and sustainability learning in BC.

Key learning strategies for environmental education, citizenship, and sustainability.

Bringing professional standards to environmental educators’ dynamic work in today’s communities.

Stanford analysis revealing a wide array of benefits from environmental education.

A collection of over 20 inspiring videos featuring environmental learning in the Columbia Basin.

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