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  • Water Issues

    What Is a Watershed? - Poster

    A poster that explains what a watershed is. Very useful in the Watershed-Climate Change Inquiry (one in the series of Climate Change Where I Live Inquiries). (Linked here and listed in Attachments)

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

    What is Biological Diversity?

    Students play a round of “musical chairs” using drawings of different species in a food web. The disappearance of “chairs” signals the extinction of that species. Students learn how the extinction of species...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Biology
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Sustainable Development

    Why Marrying Ecology and Economics is Essential - New Scientist

    A news articles that emphasizes the importance of considering the economic value of ecosystem services and the importance of ecological economics. Link:...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics & Citizenship, Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Will Maple Syrup Disappear?

    Canada produces about 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup, a product valued at more than $354 million in 2009, with the vast majority coming from Quebec. The United States is both Canada’s largest export market and the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    World We Live In (WWLi)

    Using the project forum, participants discuss and clarify their ideas about the world and environment they live in as well as offer their suggestions about the improvement of the quality of life. Project participants are invited to...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Ecosystems, Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics & Citizenship, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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