The City of Brampton offers FREE interactive and exciting classroom workshops about pollination, invasive species, tree health and stormwater 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.
- The needs and characteristics of pollinators, plants and animals
Parts of a plant
Emerald ash borer and its effect on Brampton’s biodiversity
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 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.
Here is an outline of the Parks Education presentations that are offered this school year: