Educator-Led ProgramsEchoes from the Past

Did the dinosaurs go extinct because of some fatal flaw, or was it just bad luck? Could the same thing happen to us? Through the comparison of conditions surrounding past extinctions and conditions today, participants discuss modern issues such as climate change. Students then graph real data and identify correlations between trends; including changing sea levels, atmospheric gases, and volcanic eruptions.

This is an advanced level academic program requiring student participation.

Booking Information

Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Outside North America


When booking your program please ensure you have the following information:

  • School name and address (including street, town or city, province, and postal code)
  • School phone and fax numbers
  • Student information (grade(s), number of students, teachers, and chaperones attending)


10 -12

Class Size

15 - 30 students




1 1/4 hours

Curriculum Connections

Grade 10 Science 10 Energy Flow in Global Systems
Grade 11 Biology 20 Ecosystems and Population Change
  Science 20 Changes in Living Systems
Grade 12 Biology 30 Change in Populations and Communities
  Science 30 Living Systems Respond to Their Environment
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