NREC Online Lesson Plans

" Programs designed to increase a student's awareness and interest in the wildlife around them and in sound forestry management."

Developed for teachers and their students, these modules are packed with information and activities about wildlife and forestry.

Modules can be obtained through the mail or downloaded from this site or read online.

The programs listed below are just some of those delivered to students through the Natural Resources Education Centre in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax County.

Virtual Educational Woodlot Tour

Wildlife Walk
(Pr. - Gr 2)

Designed to increase children's awareness of the wildlife around them and allow their innate curiosity to help them discover how important wild creatures are.

A New Forest, The Next Generation
(Gr.3. - Gr 4)

Designed to increase children's awareness of the forests around them and allow their innate curiosity to help them discover how trees grow and what living things need to grow.

Products from a Sustainable Forest
(Gr.5 - Gr.6)

Designed to increase students awareness about how sound forest management will continually produce quality forest products while maintaining our present standard of living.

Rocks and Minerals in Nova Scotia
(Gr.5 - Gr. 6)

Nova Scotia's geological past has created a variety of rocks and minerals for students to explore. This program is designed to increase children's awareness about the role that rocks and minerals play in our daily lives.

Sustainable Forestry
(Gr. 10)

The forests of Nova Scotia are an important renewable resources. To ensure that this resource is maintained, it is necessary to manage our forests through sound forest management. This program is designed to assist students in understanding the complexity of the forest resource and their role in ensuring that the forests are sustainable.

Other Related Links

Education Programs at the Provincial Wildlife Park (Shubenacadie)

Kids Korner at the Wildlife Park

For more information about the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources' programs or comments regarding the website contact Extension Services.