Catch the WAV ideas
The goal is to use a North American First Nations technique to derive the height of tall objects, such as trees. It works like this. All sides of a square are equal in length. There are 4 x 90 degree angles in a square. If we bisect a square from corner to opposite corner, we are left with a triangle with 2 x 45 degree angles and 1 x 90 degree angle.
April 18, 2016 9:00 am
This 2 hour workshop invites teachers and their class to come outside and explore some interdisciplinary activities in the outdoors as illustrative of how to do more learning outside.
April 21, 2016 5:00 pm
University Hill Elementary School hosts an annual Earth Day BBQ to celebrate and learn more about our earth. Local organizations are invited to share information about our environment, fun activities are planned for students, and a BBQ is hosted by M&M Meats.
April 18, 2016 10:00 am
The sessions will focus on using games and activities to sharpen the observational skills of Grade 3 students from Tecumseh Main School and Tecumseh Annex. Students will use magnifying glasses, compasses and waterproof notebooks to take field notes to extend their "thinking like a scientist".
The Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival (WAV-pronounced wave) partners with local organizations to provide dozens of free, outdoor-focused activities that showcase the fun and learning to be found in neighbourhoods across our city. Our goal is to get more people outdoors more often! WAV would like to acknowledge that events take place on the traditional unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.Learn more ›
WAV hosts various kinds of local festivals on streets and schools. Please check our calendar, blog, and social media to keep on track!Learn more ›
WAV involves local schools to help UBC students to design a local outdoor learning project unique to the individual school. Expanding outdoor learning program will get INvolve more students to outdoor activities.Learn more ›