Parks Enviromental Education

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The City of Brampton offers FREE interactive and exciting classroom workshops about pollination, invasive species, tree health and storm​water management to schools across Brampton (K-8). Students can learn about bugs, plants and animals that live in our parks and understand the importance of maintaining a healthy environment and neighbo​urhood. Workshops focus on experiential and inquiry-based learning.​​​​​​​​​​​

Environment

Students will learn about the importance of our parks and naturalized areas.

Topics include:

  • The needs and characteristics and lifecycles of pollinators, plants and animals
  • Parts of a plant
  • Emerald ash borer and its effect on Brampton’s biodiversity
  • Stormwater management

Hands On

A wide variety of real-life bugs, plants, skulls and nests are provided.

  • All items are local and were found in a Brampton park

Educational

All lessons are directly linked to the Ontario Elementary science curriculum.

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The City of Brampton Parks Department is very pleased to offer its Parks Education Program for the 2019/2020 school year. We will be offering interactive environmental workshops with a strong focus on experiential and inquiry based learning. Each grade will benefit from engaging activities, experiments and hands-on examples.

The workshops are facilitated and designed by an OCT qualified teacher.

All of the workshops offered continue to have direct correlations with the Ontario School Curriculum and the ‘Ontario Eco Schools Certification’ program for junior kindergarten through to grade eight.

Parks Education is here to facilitate and support all of your school’s environmental education needs FREE of charge! The workshops are approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour in duration.

Here is an outline of the Parks Education presentations that are offered for the 2018/2019 school year:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​