Planet Protector Academy: H2Whoa!
Inspiring water superheroes in your classroom!
Engaging curriculum-linked content for Grades 3-6
Fun and easy to use
97% of teachers recommend!
Supports Saskatchewan Outcomes
Promotes 21st Century Learning
Facilitates interdisciplinary learning
combining arts, language, science and social studies curriculum
Develops the 4C's
incl. communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity
Connects learning to the real world
Meets diverse learning needs
Helps bring tech into the classroom
in an easy plug & play format, no special equipment needed!
Messages from Mother Earth
Indigenous perspectives on water
Each week, our young Cree superhero highlights Indigenous-led environmental projects around the world, showing how Indigenous cultural practices and wisdom hold solutions for our water issues.
Created in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous artists, elders and culture keepers.
How It Works
4 weekly pre-planned lessons, 60-90 minutes each
Students do fun activities in teams for points
Led by a website you project at the front of the class
Module at-a-glance (approx. 60-90mins)
- 10 Minute Prep
- Team Activities
- Game Shows
Plug & Play! Minimal Prep!
Set Up Projector
Let The Website Do The Rest!
A MISSION FOR WATER
The H2Whoa! resource inspires students to become water superheroes and help their families conserve and protect our precious water resources!
The adventure begins! How are we connected to water? Explore how we use and have fun with water. Learn from the Tsleil Waututh First Nation that when we look after water, we look after everything that lives in and depends on water, like salmon. Practicing gratitude for water. First mission assignment: turning off taps.
How does water reach our taps? How is our drinking water cleaned? Learn about the Water Cycle and how we can conserve our precious drinking water. Meet Anishinaabe Elder Josephine Mandamin, who walked around the Great Lakes, inspiring millions to care for water. Receive Mission 2: saving water.
How does water get polluted? Why is it important to keep it clean? Learn ways to protect our water, including how Indigenous farmers in southern Belize have a natural way to keep their streams and rivers clean, so they can use the water to grow their crops. Putting learning into practice with Mission 3: protecting water.
Connect in Place
How is water part of where I live? Learn what forms of natural water sources are close to my school/home. Hear about an Indigenous community in Arizona that planted a forest to help clean a polluted river. Program wrap-up and celebration!
What Teachers Say
"It's ready-made, needs little prep and engages students. My favourite part - it covers multiple outcomes too!"
Chad Klein, Weyburn, SK
"Amazing and something that ever 3rd grade teacher should use! The kids were engaged in every part!"
Madison Biem, Ponteix, SK
"I will definitely use it again and can recommend to other teachers. The kids were actually sad when it was over!"
Laurette Dupuis, N. Battleford, SK