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  • Water Issues

    A Thousand Shades of White

    Spectacular scenes from the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Greenland Ice Cap. These images were filmed during the 2006 Climate Change College, during which 6 students from the UK and the Netherlands ventured into the Arctic wilderness to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    A Warming Climate Takes its Toll on Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

    This film shows a mother and her two cubs experiencing the severe effects of global warming. It contains graphic material that some may find extremely disturbing. However, this is real life for polar bears due to their harsh living...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Anders Oskal Interview

    Anders Oskal, Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, gives some fascinating insights into what exactly reindeer herding is, and the very real challenges climate change poses for them. He explains how...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Bearly Any Ice

    The predator-prey relationship between polar bears and ringed seals is simulated in this active tag game. It also demonstrates the dramatic impact of increasing global temperature on polar bear survival by linking changes in food...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Ecosystems
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Bill Hare on the Cancun Agreements

    Climate Change verteran and adviser to AOSIS, Bill Hare talks about his concerns for the week ahead, in particular he emphasises that we need to get down to the substantive issues. He explores what the Cancun Agreements mean in...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    This video discusses impacts of climate change on biodiversity. Rate of species disappearance are discussed in relation to implications for biodiversity and human health.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Biodiversity, Food and Farming for a Healthy Planet

    The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity wants to support you in guiding students through a fascinating and exciting exploration of biodiversity issues. This educational module on biodiversity and agriculture is...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    Birds Taking Flight

    A case study on how climate change threatens birds. This case study discusses the impacts over time, common threats, adaptations and steps that we can take to protect birds from the impacts of climate change.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Bring Back the Wild: Grade 1 Unit Plan

    This unit is designed to help teach your students about biodiversity in a cross curricular approach. Specifically, there are three lesson plans available that will help teach strands within the Science and Language curriculum. The...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 1 2 3
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  • Natural Disasters

    Building Resilience to Climate Risks

    C3 is a climate change and sustainability agency in Alberta. “Building Resilience to Climate Risks” is a document of 44 slides from a September 2013 webinar with many graphs and infographics – almost all of which...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 12
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