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  • Food and Agriculture

    Can farming affect biodiversity?

    Students play a detective mission game in which they visit a farm and surrounding area and observe differences in ecosystems and in plant and animal species to learn how farming practices can affect the environment and biodiversity....

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

    Canada's National Parks by Size

    This information is from the Canadian Statistics Canada web page, and summarized 43 national parks by land area in an excel spreadsheet.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Carbon Sinks and Sources

    Through questioning and partnering, students gain an understanding of the complex system of carbon cycling that works to balance the levels of carbon in our atmosphere. It is important for students to understand that simple choices...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Chaînes alimentaires et changement climatique

    Les élèves vont comprendre ce qu’est une chaîne alimentaire, décrire des chaînes alimentaires. Ils vont aussi expliquer comment la disparition d’un maillon d’une chaîne...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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  • Natural Disasters

    Change for the Oceans

    This animated video highlights threats on animal life posed by climate change. Given enough time, sea life could adapt to climate change. Sadly animals evolve far too slowly. But we can change as quickly as we choose to. Small actions...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Taking Action

    Changing climate could end a time-honoured tradition

    This short article, accessible to students summarizes some of the recent research into the effects of climate change on maple trees and maple syrup production.  It discusses what might need to be done to mitigate the effects on...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Family/Consumer Studies, Career Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    City of Toronto - Every Tree Counts

    This resource displays the findings of a 2007 citywide tree canopy study for the city of Toronto focusing on the sustainability of Urban Forestry and the recreational/health benefits it provides to local communities. The research...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    City of Toronto's Prescribed Burning of Forestry

    This resource outlines the practice of prescribed burning conducted by the city of Toronto and its local foresty. It outlines what the practice of Prescribed Burning is, the impacts on the environment and how the city chooses and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    City of Toronto's Urban Forestry Health Care

    This website provides information on improving the health of trees within the city of Toronto. The website provides pamphlets and resources on various diseases and invasive species that impact the health of trees within the city....

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health & Wellbeing, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Challenge Media with Mike Rosselle

    Mike Roselle, founder of Climate Ground Zero, talks about his experience in the radical environmental movement and the need for grassroots activism on climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Energy Generation, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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