Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Evidence & Investigation

Untangle a wild mystery in the forest using outdoor investigation techniques. Students solve a wildlife mystery by examining signs of animal and human activity through studying tracks and traces in nature.

This program includes

  • Introducing dichotomous keys for local plants
  • Analyzing tracks and trail signs to determine animal behaviour
  • Determining biotic and abiotic factors in the environment
  • Comparnig a human impacted environment versus a non-impacted one
Grade(s):6
Curriculum:Science
Themes:
    • Topic D, E
Type:Field Study
Duration:2 Hours
Location:Learning Centre
Max. Group Size:30
Fees:$5 per student (minimum charge of $75)
Availability:Fall, Spring, Summer
Note:
  • This program runs 1.5-2 hours.
  • It can be paired with Trees & Forests to create a full-day trip.

Updated: Apr 11, 2018