Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

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
    • Topic D, E
    Field Study
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Location: Learning Centre
Max. Group Size: 30
Fees: $5 per student (minimum charge of $75)
Availability: Fall, Spring, Summer
Booking Information
  • This program runs 1.5-2 hours.
  • It can be paired with Trees & Forests to create a full-day trip.
Updated: Sep 8, 2023