Environmental Education

 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 neighbourhood. Workshops focus on experiential and inquiry-based learning.​​​​​​​​​​​

Topics include:

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

Hands On Learning

  • A wide variety of real-life bugs, plants, skulls and nests are provided.
  • All items are local and were found in a Brampton park
  • All lessons are directly linked to the Ontario Elementary science curriculum.
  • Workshops are facilitated and designed by an OCT qualified teacher
  • The duration of each workshop is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour

The Parks Department is  pleased to offer its Parks Education Program for the 2022/2023 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.

Here is an outline of the Parks Education presentations that are offered this school year: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​