EMEND for Schools

360° Video EMEND Tour Teachers Resources

Welcome to the Teacher Resource Kit for the science lesson:

Social and Environmental Contexts of Science: Case Study of the EMEND Research Project near Peace River

The immersive video experiences on this webpage provide a concrete example, and interactive investigation that teachers can use to teach the following essential understandings:

  1. Investigating the interactions of the physical world facilitates understandings that can be a basis for discovery and innovation.
  2. Examining the nature of science and scientific inquiry can help us appreciate the development of knowledge about the natural world.
  3. How can engaging in scientific inquiry enable us to produce evidence to support explanations of scientific phenomena?

and the Cultural and Global Citizenship in Science competency as well as the other competencies listed in the lesson plan below.

Begin by downloading and/or printing the Teacher Lesson Plan as well as the Student Workbook.

Please ensure that if you are using apple mobile devices such as iphones and ipads that your devices is updated to iOS 8.3 or higher.



Guiding Question # 1

Studying a natural landscape --what impacts do you observe?



Guiding Question #2

How do scientists conduct landscape scale studies?



Guiding Question #3

How are scientific findings about natural disturbance helping transform forestry practices?






Thank you to: Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc., Alpine Helicopters, Richard Caners, Zoltan Domahidi, Jason Edwards, Caroline Franklin, Seung-Il Lee, Ellen Macdonald, Sonya Odsen, Jaime Pinzon, Matthew Pyper, Jim Witiw, and Mike Williamson for their invaluable help capturing and collecting the photos and videos in these tours.