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  • Sustainable Development

    Auditing the Energy-Guzzlers in Your Home

    In this lesson, students become aware of the electricity sources in their community, whether they are renewable or non-renewable, and the amount of greenhouse gases they produce. They identify what kinds of energy are used to heat...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuel

    In the lesson, students will learn about the impacts of gasoline-powered cars as well as alternative fuel options such as ethanol, biofuel, electric, hydrogen and compressed natural gas. Students will have an opportunity to partake in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Awareness—First Step to a Sustainable Energy Future

    A student campaign to increase awareness of how we all use energy — and first step toward a sustianable energy future. Student produced PowerPoint and Family-Feud type Game supported the school's participation in the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10
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  • Transportation

    Back to the Future (EnerAction)

    Students explore how the movement of goods has changed over time. They examine different means of transporting freight, which makes up 46% of transportation emissions in Canada. Students take on the task of historically sorting a set...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Renewable Energy

    Biofuel

    A collection of videos that discuss the use of biomass to produce electricity, the production of ethanol, biogas facility explanations and details on forest-based bioenergy. Canadian focuses include videos discussing Ontario’s...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Buy Local Episode: Pigs Fly

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This episode focuses on the benefits of eating local for the environment.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Natural Resources

    Canada Fuelled by Resources

    In this resource students are introduced to Canada's petroleum resources. The activities reference conventional resources, oil sands, offshore and frontier sources of petroleum. The resource encourages students to analyze how the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Natural Resources

    Canada, propulsé par ses ressources

    Chaque partie de cette série est axée sur la participation de l’étudiant et des exemples concrets en vue de faire découvrir l’industrie pétrolière aux étudiants. Afin de...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Renewable Energy

    Canadian Energy Facts and Statistics

    This interactive map breaks down provincial and territorial energy facts and statistics. At a click of a button, students can see a clear representation of energy infrastructure and types of energy being used in their province and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Carbon Cycles

    In this active game, students follow the path of carbon through the carbon cycle to learn where carbon is stored and how it circulates. In the first round of the game, students move from one component of the Earth to the next,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject: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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