Teaching About Invasive Species
Do you want to teach your students about Invasive Species?
The Invasive Species Centre (ISC) is unique in that it is the
only organization in Ontario that focuses solely on invasive
Would you like to have one place to look for resources that
provide lesson plans relating to this topic?
The Invasive Species Centre has amalgamated a list of resources
including unit and lesson plans in one place for educators.
Do you want lesson plans that are linked to the Ontario
Educational Curriculum Standards?
The Invasive Species Centre has a list of lesson plans with
links to the Ontario curriculum expectations and some with links
to the Pan-Canadian Protocol for Collaboration on School
Do you want to include outdoor or experiential learning
opportunities about invasive species for your students to help
reinforce the in-class subject matter?
The lesson plans included in the list of resources are
identified by grade level and whether they contain experiential
learning, games, evaluations and online activities to make
planning easier and more specific to your individual needs.
Do you know where your students can get a post-secondary
education in Ontario if they want a career involving invasive
The ISC has gathered a list of Ontario educational institutions
which have programs geared towards environmental issues and
science and the possible career choices that students would
expect to obtain on graduating.
What if your students want to learn more than you have time
to teach in the classroom?
Many of the lesson plans contain links to additional resources
and learning opportunities including community linked outreach
Did we miss you? Do you have resources that you would like to
share on the Invasive Species Centre Education page?
The Invasive Species Centre welcomes your submission of
successful lesson plans that you have developed regarding
invasive species instruction and/or experiential learning
activities to be considered for inclusion with our resource
list. Also, if your organization has lesson plans which you feel
should be included in this list please contact us and we would
be happy to discuss the possibility of adding them.
Note: Lesson plans are provided by external sources and have not
been peer reviewed by the ISC. The ISC does not take
responsibility for the accuracy or stated outcomes of these
lesson plans and notes that they may not be inclusive of all
that are currently available.