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  • Science and Technology

    The Carbon Cycle: Activity 1

    This activity is designed to give students a basic chemical understanding of the carbon cycle and thereby giving them an understanding of why healthy plants are essential to a healthy habitat. While other greenhouse gases (besides...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Food and Agriculture

    The Carbon Cycle: Activity 2

    This activity is designed to give students a basic chemical understanding of the carbon cycle and thereby giving them an understanding of why healthy plants are essential to a healthy habitat. While other greenhouse gases (besides...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Energy Generation

    The Debate - Climate Change and Children

    From droughts to flash floods, failing crops and increased disease, the earth's climate is changing. This Debate -- a regular series produced by the UNICEF's Office of Research - looks at the science, the politics, the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Energy Generation
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    The Heat is On!

      Students will predict the impacts of climate change on a local forested environment. This lesson plan is focused on introducing students to the changes in forested ecosystems that are expected with climate change....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Food and Agriculture

    The Timing of Tapping for Maple Sap Collection

    This 8 page article summarizes research done in Vermont to help maple syrup producers answer an important question: What tapping of maple trees time frame results in the highest maple sap yield?

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Wake Up, Freak Out, Then Get a Grip

    A short animated film about the feedback loops likely to lead to catastrophic climate change, by Leo Murray. This resource is an incredible explanation of the severity of climate change in association with various interacting systems....

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

    Water Resources and Hydroclimate

    This link provides a concise explanation of water resources and hydroclimates, explaining how climate change affects these issues and providing links to additional publications and research on the issue.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Watershed Monitoring and Reporting Progress Summary

    Published by Toronto and Region Conservation for the Living City , this 2014 report highlights the Regional Watershed Monitoring Program and additional projections. This resource has been to chosen for students to use in...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Watersheds and Climate Change, Ask-an-Expert

    Paul Lehman is the General Manager of Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) — the conservation agency responsible for the Carp and Mississippi watersheds in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario. Climate Change Where I...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    What does biodiversity have to do with the food we eat?

    Students keep a daily food log for three days. After, they investigate how their food consumption depends on genetic and species diversity.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Health & Wellbeing
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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