BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates of:
– $150 (1-1.5 hr in class or outdoor program)
– $250 (half-day field study)
– $350 (full-day field study)
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program (with up to $250 in bussing cost reimbursement) for their classroom in the school year. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available for the 2020-2021 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For the 2020-2021 school year we have a COVID-19 policy in place. Teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs this year. Questions about the policy may be directed to the Wild Voices Program Manager at email@example.com
The Wild Voices team is carefully planning for a safe return to working with students and teachers. Our booking system is open for teachers to begin planning and scheduling with educators.
At this time we ask teachers to request booking dates from October 5, 2020 onwards to allow time for us to prepare based on needs as they emerge in September. We also ask that teachers ensure that a program does not violate their school and/or district policies before booking. It is the responsibility of the teacher to confirm program suitability and communicate needs and questions to the Community Educator.
How Old is the Earth? (only available in Revelstoke, Nakusp, and Golden)
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Duration||Varies by Booking|
|Location||Anywhere easily available that has exposed bedrock.|
|Contact This Presenterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
**Please note that this program is only available in Revelstoke, Golden and Nakusp**
About the Program
The world is OLD. Lets find out how old it is, how scientists measure this and how the land and climate we see changes over time.
We will learn what the Earth is made of, as well as learn to identify different types of rocks and get a demonstration of the Rock Cycle. There will also be an introduction to the concept of Geological Time, which will include a fun quiz to remember the names of different eras and epochs. We will also talk about climate, as well as weathering as an agent of change.
About the Community Educator
Both Jade and Alex have a BSc in Physical Geography, and the two of them have written and delivered programs about climate, earth science, and geology to students in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, and now in Canada. Jade and Alex enjoy being able to share their knowledge and passion for the natural world and the pure magic that underpins the interconnecting cycles that make our planet work and habitable for us.
"I can't express how much I was impressed with Alex and Jade. They were excellent, well organized, able to think on the fly and totally engaged my kids. " - Sarah Newton
"Jade and Alex were great! They easy to organize with prior to the date, and they were very engaging and professional. They had great engaging activities to learn about Geology, and they worked hard to engage our hard to reach students. Thank you for a fun day!" - Hannah Boomer