Get in on a fantastic science experience this year by registering a group of students for a station-based, hands-on learning day led by experts in areas important to our environment such as clean water, healthy soil and climate change. Students will be able to try out scientific equipment and get informed and inspired towards careers in environmental science, biology and more.
Join us for Dig It! Skills in Soil Science - a hands-on learning opportunity for students in Grades 9 to 12.
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time: 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Where: FortWhyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Rd.
This FREE experience is a great way to learn more about agriculture and the environment and develop hands-on soil science skills.
Get together with the experts from Manitoba Agriculture to sample soil, complete soil chemistry tests, classify soils by texture, take in the Great Rain and Snow Show, and more.
Space is limited to 10 students per school.
Open to Grade 9-12 students.
Registration deadline is April 18, 2019.
Arctic Science Day, celebrating 10 years this year, is a free science experience for Grades 6 to 12 students.
Arctic Science Day connects your students with researchers who are dedicating their work to increase our understanding of the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and people in Canada's Arctic.
Warning: Arctic Science Day MAY inspire your students towards careers in science and environmental research!
Arctic Science Day is made possible through the in-kind donation of time, equipment and skills from scientists and graduate students from the University of Manitoba: Centre for Earth Observation Sciences, ArcticNet and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
FREE - transportation not included
- Grade 9-12 event: SPACES HAVE FILLED 9:30am -3:30pm, Registration maximum is 5 students, and at least 1 teacher/supervisor must attend. Independent student applications available on request.
- Registration opens November 27, 2018 at 9:00AM - LINK
Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Freshwater Ecology Day is an opportunity for your students to learn about current water issues and actions we all can take to help protect water in Manitoba. Learning stations were led by educators and experts from International Institute for Sustainable Development - Experimental Lakes Area, Manitoba Conservation Districts, Manitoba Eco-Network, Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium, Manitoba Sustainable Development: Aquatic Invasive Species, and FortWhyte Alive. Our day opened with a blessing and water ceremony from elder Barbara Nepinak of Pine Creek First Nation.