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If our school programs don't have what you are looking for, perhaps an Edu-Kit would be better suited to your curricular needs. Edu-Kits are designed to include information to begin a unit or bring in some fun activities and props for a lesson. Each edu-kit includes the following information and materials and costs $10 for a week.

To book an Edu-Kit, please call Muskoseepi Park at 780-538-0451.

Beavers

This edu-kit will teach children about the beaver and its unique abilities and characteristics. You can teach about beaver history, characteristics, adaptive ability and then tell a story. Test the children’s knowledge of beavers by using the “Beaver Brainteasers” and “Muskoseepi Environmental Patrol Facts Sheet”. Included in the kit are:

  • Beaver pelt, skull and feet
  • Script and pictures
  • Video
  • Teaching aids and activity sheets

Birds

Learn about winter and summer birds that reside in Grande Prairie. Participants will learn about bird anatomy, how to actively record information on a bird clue chart, identify bird calls, examine feathers, and identify birds by use of pictures. Included in the kit are:

  • Bird calls for 25 species
  • Bird pictures
  • Roger Tory Peterson Bird Guide
  • Winter bird feeding tips
  • Feather samples
  • Teaching aids and activities

Astronomy

This activity packed edu-kit introduces participants to astronomy and astrology and helps them locate constellations and planets. To help you teach about constellations, a flashlight and tin can constellations are included. Activities include labelling planets, finding Polaris using a compass and seeing how moon phases occur with a ball and flashlight.
Note: you will need to supply brass fasteners for the beginner’s constellation finders. They are available at most stationary stores.

Lost In The Woods

This one hour program teaches children what to do if they become lost in the woods. A 20 minute video, introduces this program. Topics include the importance of keeping warm, staying in one place, signalling, foot printing, being alert, bears, shelter and food.

Bicycle Safety

Designed for kids in kindergarten to grade 3, this kit is an excellent tool for teaching bike safety. It is equipped with an outline, activities and support props.

Exploring Our Forests

No charge. Provided by Weyerhaeuser this edu-kit is designed to introduce children to Alberta forestry.

Last updated: 10/12/2012 8:19:48 PM