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Specialty Science Days

Providing students hands-on learning in environmental science.

Students outside, circled around a scientist for Arctic Science Day

Arctic Science Day (Virtual)

This unique learning experience for Grades 7-12 will feature segments led by Arctic scientists from the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Sciences.

Each session will feature a group of researchers sharing their passion for their science, and for understanding the impact of human actions and climate change on the Arctic ecosystem and communities, with a moderated Q&A session.

March 15 and 16, 2021
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Registration is now closed.



Download your Arctic Science Day Resource Kit before your session.

Soil Science Day

Students learn how soil impacts our planet by looking at topics such as science, geography and agriculture. By taking soil samples, practicing surveying, identifying soil types and more, students become aware of the ecosystem as a whole.

Offered in spring. Dates coming soon.

Three pairs of hands hold mud

Freshwater Ecology Day

Students learn the state of our freshwater by discussing oil spills and fish research. They experience water sampling, water chemistry testing, shoreline restoration and more with the help of onsite scientists.

Offered in fall. Dates coming soon.

A group of students gather around a bucket of water from the lake

Thank you to Honda Canada Foundation for their ongoing support of FortWhyte Alive’s Specialty Science Days.