Something I’ve noticed just about everywhere I visit is that people in the community have something in common: they’re all looking to find ways to interact and feel a sense of belonging in their own community and connect with nature.
This fall, Kirsten and I had the mission of hitting the road on two separate trips to teach across Vancouver Island. We had the pleasure of visiting School Districts 68, 69, 71, 72, 84 and 85 and working with new schools, students, and teachers.
At the beginning of this school year, the Education Program celebrated 20 years of working with schools across the province. Since the program launched in 1998, Sierra Club BC’s Environmental Educators have worked with over 140,000 students!
The days have begun to cool down and the rain has returned to nurture the plants and animals as we welcome a new season—a new journey.
To mark Science Literacy Week, the Sierra Club BC Education Team has come up with a list of our favourite nature science books for students, teachers and learners of all ages. Check it out and share with fellow science lovers!
Sierra Club BC Communications Specialist Summer Goulden shares her thoughts about the importance of getting outside with youth over the summer break.