Lesson Plans

SkeenaWild has developed several lesson plans which adhere to the tenets of British Columbia’s new curriculum standards – they are inquiry-based, place-based, promote experiential learning, provide descriptions of hands-on activities, and incorporate local Indigenous perspectives. These lesson plans provide educators with relevant background information, key definitions, suggested activities, and links to additional resources.

Unit 1: Skeena Salmon

Unit 2: The Skeena Watershed & Ecosystems

Lesson 2.1:  What is a Watershed?

Lesson 2.2:  My Watershed, My Home: Discover the Skeena Watershed
Lesson 2.3: The Skeena Estuary (coming soon)
Lesson 2.4: Skeena Ecosystems (coming soon)

Unit 3: Healthy Watershed, Healthy Salmon

Lesson 3.1: Water Quality Testing
Lesson 3.2: Aquatic Macroinvertebrates
Lesson 3.3: Healthy Watershed, Healthy Salmon: Salmon Habitat Assessment (coming soon)

Unit 4: Salmon Struggles: Impacts, Threats and Solutions

Lesson 4.1:  Climate Change & Skeena Salmon (coming soon)
Lesson 4.2:  Consensus Decision Making: The Lakelse Sockeye Case Study

Unit 5: Cultural Connections

Lesson 5.1:  First Peoples and Skeena Salmon (coming soon)