Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Nature's Recyclers

Breathing trees, worms and wetlands - wht do they all have in common?  They are all "nature's recyclers" - examples of the natural world's way of recycling, reducign and reusing.  This program briefly reviews the 4 Rs.  Then an easy hike through the forest provides opportunites for investigating the ways nature redcues, recycles and reuses.  It includes

  • Demonstrations explaining how wetlands filter water and how plants photosynthesize
  • A discussion of how animals reuse materials in the forest
  • Examiniation of decomposers and decomposition
Grade(s):4
Curriculum:Science
Themes:
    • Topic A-Wast & Our World
Type:Field Study
Duration:1.5 Hours
Location:Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation or a local natural area
Max. Group Size:??
Fees:$$3 per student
Availability:Spring & Fall
Note:

Presented in conjunction with the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation. To book, call 780-849-8240 or email info@borealbirdcentre.ca

Updated: Apr 10, 2018