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Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, we will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs.
Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do.
We 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.
We continue to have a COVID-19 policy in place and teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs.
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The Wonders of Water
|Bookable Type(s)||Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
|Duration||Varies by Booking|
|Location||The program can take place at a local wetland/creek during low water levels. A site assessment will always be done prior to visiting with a class. In Kimberley: Mark Creek, Lois Creek or Eimers Lake|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com|
**Please email Patty at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss dates before making a booking request**
**Not available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and all day Friday**
About the Program
The Wonders of Water program will explore with students the importance of water to all living things. Students will learn about the water cycle, how all things are connected to water, as well as explore and record observations of a local watersheds biodiversity. Through stories, art, games/activities and investigation of a local watershed, students will become more aware of the significance of clean water in our community. This is a great way to cover the water cycle and many curricular and core competencies.
About the Community Educator
Patty Kolesnichenko has worked for over 30 years, teaching Outdoor Environmental Education. In her early career, she taught Outdoor Education at the Boyne River Natural Science School, the Nor West Outdoor Centre and St Patrick High school in Yellowknife. Patty wears many Environmental Education "hats", and has worked as an educator with Wildsight, Mainstreams, BC Nature Kids and HCTF WildBC. Over the past 3 years, Patty has been the Outdoor Education teacher at St Mary's Catholic School in Cranbrook. Patty is in her element when teaching outdoor education and enjoys helping students find meaningful connections to their natural world.
|Curriculum Links:||- The water cycle is driven by the sun and includes evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and runoff
- The water cycle is also a major component of weather (e.g., precipitation, clouds)
Students will: - Demonstrate curiosity and a sense of wonder about the world - Water is essential to all living things and cycles through the environment - Make simple predictions about familiar objects and events - Make and record observations - Safely manipulate materials to test ideas and predictions - Experience and interpret local environment - Ask questions about familiar objects and events - Make observations about living and non-living things in the local environment -Transfer and apply learning to new situations
|Tags:||Ecosystems / Wildlife, Water, Indigenous Learning|
|Grade Levels:||Independent, High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3)|
|School Districts:||Independent, SD6, SD5|
Program Price Options:
Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, CBEEN will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs. Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do. The following price options are available:
Non-subsidized: Please select this option if you can access funds to pay the full price for this program. By selecting this option, this will allow us to offer more subsidized programs to those schools who don’t have the same support as you might. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hours = $250
- Half-day field study = $390
- Full-day field study = $595
Slightly Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a bit of support in paying for your program. CBEEN has secured some grant funding to support this option. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $150
- Half-day field study = $250
- Full-day field study = $350
Heavily Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a lot of support in helping to make programs happen in your school. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access two heavily subsidized programs/class/year.
- In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $75
- Half-day field study = $125
- Full-day field study = $175
- Fully Subsidized: Please select this option if you have no means of accessing funding for a program. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access one totally subsidized program/class/year.
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