Educator-Led ProgramsBadlands, Goodlands

Now available in French/Maintenant disponible en français!

Bad or good? It depends on your perspective. To early explorers, the badlands posed many challenges, but to palaeontologists, they hold the mysteries of ancient life. Discover how the Alberta badlands came to be by learning the secrets of sedimentation, erosion, fossilization and glaciation through an interactive reader's theatre and a competitive game of "Geopardy."

Bonnes ou mauvaises? C’est une question de perspective. Pour les premiers explorateurs, les mauvaises terres étaient sources de nombreux défis, mais pour les paléontologues elles détiennent les mystères des formes de vie ancienne. Découvrez comment les mauvaises terres de l’Alberta se sont formées en apprenant les secrets de la sédimentation, de l’érosion, de la fossilisation et des glaciers en participant à une pièce de théâtre interactive et à un jeu questionnaire de « Géopardy ».

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)


7 -12

Class Size

15 - 30 students




1 hour

Curriculum Connections

Grade 7 Science Planet Earth
  Social Studies Canada: Origins, Histories and Movement of Peoples
Grade 8 Science Freshwater & Saltwater Systems
Grade 11 Science 20 The Changing Earth
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