Living Organisms


Program Overview

This program uses innovative activities to highlight the different plant and animal life found on Grouse Mountain. Students will learn about the delicate balance of the food webs found within the various ecosystems of an alpine environment.

Field Experience Overview - Curriculum Presentation

The curricular component of this field experience focuses on and highlights the different forms of plant and animal life found in a variety of habitats surrounding Grouse Mountain. Students will learn how human interactions can cause positive or negative effects. Through the incorporation of food webs, students will realize the immense importance of each individual inhabitant within an ecosystem. A review of the terms habitat, adaptation, population, community, food chain, food web, organism, produce, consumer, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore, predator, prey, scavenger, conservation, threatened, endangered and extinct.

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It’s back for its 20th year! Grouse Mountain’s Y2Play pass is on-sale now! Ski or ride for the rest of this season and all of next for up to 80% off. Please be aware, the Munday Alpine Snowshoe Park is currently on Standby as snow stability assessments are being conducted - check back regularly for updates. Blue Grouse Loop remains open. Please be aware, the Mountaintop Ice Skating Pond will be closed from 5pm – 10pm for the DEBRA Canada Charity Broomball Tournament.