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Lesson Plans

Let the Canadian Museum of Nature into your classroom, thanks to the lesson plans that our educators have developed. The lessons cover subjects ranging from the basics to hot topics.

Themes

Aquatic Ecosystems


Arctic Sea Ice and the Food Web

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Disappearing Sea Ice—Choices for the Arctic

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Human Activities and River Health

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Indicator Species and Water Quality

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

The Invaders

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Threats to Marine Ecosystems

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Biodiversity


Measuring Biodiversity

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 10
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Climate Change

Digging for Diatoms

Site: Sila: Clue in to Climate Change
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 9
Quebec: secondary cycle 1

Increase Your Albedo!

Site: Sila: Clue in to Climate Change
Canada-wide: grades 7 to 12
Quebec: secondary cycles 1 and 2

Fossils

Extinction in the Classroom

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 10 to 12
Quebec: secondary 4 and 5

Mammals

Food Web

Site: Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare
Canada-wide: grades 4 and 7
Quebec: elementary cycle 2 to secondary cycle 1

Polar Bears in the Classroom

Site: Teacher Zone
Canada-wide: grades 10 and 11
Quebec: secondary 4 and 5

Comparing Hares and Rabbits

Site: Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare
Canada-wide: grade 6
Quebec: elementary cycle 3

Creating a Classification System

Site: Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare
Canada-wide: grade 6
Quebec: elementary cycle 3

The Museum under the Magnifying Glass

Site: Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare
Canada-wide: grade 7
Quebec: secondary cycle 1

Birth, Growth and... Reproduction!

Site: Ukaliq: The Arctic Hare
Canada-wide: grades 11 and 12
Quebec: secondary cycle 2