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Nature Companion is a free app and website that provides students with interesting and easy-to-understand information about plants, trees, birds, animals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians found in Canada’s four western provinces.
Each short description includes colourful photographs and a Did you know? section with fun facts about each species. Scroll through the colourful photographs and short descriptions to find out more about nature in your schoolyard or community. The tool is available on or offline and is a great way to connect kids with nature.
This nature app could be easily integrated as a learning tool into outdoor experiences and environmental education curriculums. This technology tool allows students to explore, learn about and have fun in the natural world. This app supports educational curriculum outcomes in science and technology.
The following tool will allow you to explore the relevant curriculum matches for this resource. To start, select a province listed below.