Module 2: Local Context

Topics addressed in this module include: how trembling aspen contribute to human and wildlife communities; place-based Indigenous stories, poems, and legends; instruction on how students should construct their timeline that outlines potential environmental and human impacts affecting tree growth; and Indigenous ecological knowledge of the territory.

  • Curricular Connections: Social Studies, Indigenous Studies, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), English Language Arts

  • Lessons: How do Aspen Contribute to Our Communities, Traditional Stories, Bringing Stories to Life, Poet and I Know It, Creating a Timeline