Grade 5

  • archetype sustainable house at Kortright Centre for Conservation

    ARCHETYPE SUSTAINABLE HOUSE TOUR

    Students will tour two LEED platinum houses demonstrating a host of sustainable technologies that are available now and in the…

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  • solar panels at Kortright Centre

    CONSERVATION OF ENERGY

    Walk the Innovation Trail to learn about renewable energy technologies: biomass, solar thermal, photovoltaic (PV) and wind.

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  • pre-teen girls take part in education program at Kortright Centre

    ART IN NATURE

    Students create ephemeral art in a natural landscape and discover concepts in visual arts.

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  • student holds artifact at archaeological dig site

    ARCHAEOLOGY 101

    In this program students will experience a hands-on simulation of a real archaeological excavation.

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  • EARLY ABORIGINAL LIFE

    This program is based on the daily life of the Huron people, some of whom lived in a village, 400…

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  • students participate in community cleanup program

    GO GREEN

    Students learn that conservation, sustainability and stewardship are key components in maintaining a healthy environment. Activities throughout the program teach…

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  • apiarist tends beehive at Kortright Centre

    BEES

    Learn the life cycle of the honey bee and the physical adaptations needed to survive inside a hive.

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  • young girl sits inside forest shelter

    SURVIVAL SKILLS

    Learn what to do if you get lost in the woods. Work in small teams to build a fire and…

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  • Kortright Centre trail covered in snow

    SNOWSHOEING

    Enjoy the forest in winter on a snowshoe hike along our trails.

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  • students conduct pond study at Kortright Centre

    POND STUDY

    Explore the diversity of pond life. Examine food webs in a natural community. Use dip nets to catch and identify…

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