HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION
FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT
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Featured Links

Our feature links offer videos and quizzes on responsible pet ownership, virtual farm tours, information on tracking wildlife migration patterns and more!

 

Being a Responsible Pet Owner

  • This site offers short one minute animated videos aimed towards educating children on the responsibilities that come with owning a pet.

Virtual Farm Tours

  • You’re only a click away from visiting a number of real, working Canadian farms! This website provides the opportunity to look inside the barns and fields and learn about the animals that are raised there.

One Simple Act School Toolkit

  • This site provides grades one to six teachers with the tools and resources to have students personally commit to one of ten simple acts that protect the environment. This toolkit is flexible, offering a collection of tools that teachers can draw on based on students’ needs

RSPCA Interactive

  • This site from the Royal SPCA in Great Britain has lots of quizzes, drag and drop activities, videos, interactive stories and more. Different sections cover animals’ needs, pet care, finding the right home for animals, and other topics – all presented in a colourful and fun manner.

Journey North

  • Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the spring and fall migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles and other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; and other natural events. Find migration maps, pictures, standards-based lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations and fit them into a global context.

Random Acts of Kindness

  • This website’s focus is on inspiring people to practice kindness and pass it on to others. It offers lots of lesson plans and ideas of simple things you and your students can do to contribute to a kinder world.