That very night in Max's room a forest grew, and grew, until the ceiling hung with vines, and the walls became the world around...",
|Bog Buddy program. photo credit: Marian De Geer,|
Biology 11 students teach elementary students in Camosun bog: photo credit: Marian De Geer
Camosun bog is the unceded traditional and ancestral territory of the Musqueam People.
When: October 25, 2019
Where to meet: Entrance of Camosun Bog (map)
Who can register: youth leaders, urbanists, teachers, informal educators, student teachers. Register by filling out this form. (If you are a teacher, please let us know if you are secondary or elementary).
Presenters: VSB teachers, The Pacific Spirit Park Society, camosun bog restoration group interpreters,
Dress code, what to bring:
Discover the PSPS ECOKITS which you may sign out to use in your classroom!
Touch a carnivorous sundew and jump on a bog trampoline! Walk away with lesson strategies, classroom resources and the ability to identify at least five bog species and five invasive species, guaranteed!
Purpose of this workshop:
- To introduce educators to our BOG ECOKIT AND FOREST ECOKIT
- To give educators the tools to bring their classrooms and small groups to the bog with confidence
- To familiarize educators with the bog narrative, bog ecology and share connections to the elementary and secondary curriculum.
- To encourage educators to visit our bog. Camosun bog is the most transit - accessible bog in Vancouver and we encourage everyone to experience this treasure in the city
local history of our city
and it is a wonderful location for inspiring students to create art, poetry, short stories.
Details and pictures of our previous workshops:
We thank all the participants who attended this workshop in the driving rain! Special thanks to Lori Bartley, Jennifer Swanton, Vanessa Lee, our Metro Vancouver Regional Parks interpreters and the following members of CBRG: Laurence Brown, Pat Wilson (VSB, retired), Susan Chung (VSB) and Issaku Inami. And we also thank guest speaker Stanley King from the Co-design Group for help in speaking at this workshop. We are very grateful to Metro Vancouver for providing tents
Details of 2010 workshop
Vanessa sharing interpretation methods
evolutionary history of plants: put in the correct evolutionary order!