Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Envirothon?
- A: Envirothon is an environmental science competition. During the competition, teams of 5 high school students complete an outdoor field test and oral presentation. See What is Envirothon/Getting Started for more information.
Q: How do I start an Envirothon team?
Q: What do I study for Envirothon?
- A: Teams study 5 topic areas: Water & Aquatic Ecosystems, Native Plants & Forestry, Soils and Land Use, Wildlife & Wildlife Management and a current Theme. All study materials are provided by the Manitoba Envirothon Steering Committee and they can be found at Resources. This page also includes links to multimedia training and instructional videos, all the past Field Tests and Orals Challenges.
Q. How do we know what to study?
- A: Each of the 4 core topic areas (Water & Aquatic Ecosystems, Native Plants & Forestry, Soils and Land Use, and Wildlife & Wildlife Management ) contain a resource entitled “Document”. There is also a list of each topics Envirothon Learning Outcomes. Read these outcomes and ensure that you understand and can complete each one because these Outcomes are testable. For Regionals concentrate on the study resources noted: * *
- Outcomes for the theme are listed on the Theme Resources page.
- All study materials can be found at Resources.
The Manitoba Envirothon Rules and Procedure document can provide you with more details about the regional and provincial competitions.