Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education – Listening to Our World

(2 min) Grades 3 – 6 

What is Acoustic Ecology and Sound Density? Have you ever been on a Sound Walk? We have so much to learn from nature and the environment, and outdoor learning is a valuable tool. Explore our new Outdoor Education learning modules as part of the VSO Connects program. Listening to Our World, for grades 3-6, will get you in close touch with nature as well as some thrilling music inspired by it. Below you will find the learning module, a teacher resource guide, as well as an audio introduction to the activities. 

Listening to Our World Learning Guide (PDF download)

Listening to Our World Teacher Guide (PDF download)

Composition Worksheet (PDF download)


Outdoor Education – Recomposing Our Environment 

(2 min) Grades 7 – 12

Recomposing Our Environment, for grades 7-12, will get you in close touch with nature as well as some thrilling music inspired by it. Below you will find the learning module, a teacher resource guide, as well as a video introduction to the activities from Maestro Otto Tausk. 

Recomposing Our Environment Learning Guide (PDF download)

Recomposing Our Environment Teacher Guide (PDF download)

Recomposing Our Environment Project (PDF download)

Soundtrap Guide (PDF download)

Audacity User Guide (PDF download)