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  • Taking Action

    Changing Our Ways (EnerAction)

    After charting their energy use for a twenty-four hour period, students look for ways to reduce it. They implement energy saving strategies, and then track their energy use for another twenty-four hour period. As they reflect on their...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Taking Action

    Clarkson Energy Choices Board Game

    The Energy Choices Board Game is an activity used to introduce students to the concept that energy is an important aspect of their lives and to make them understand that they can indeed make personal choices that affect our overall...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Renewable Energy

    Classroom Energy

    Classroom Energy includes a number of lessons: Energy 101 Oil and Natural Gas Energy, Technology and the Environment Classroom Energy was created to provide useful and fun real-world information on a key...

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

    Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

    The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge is a competition between Canadian classes from kindergarten to grade 12. As the students progress through the Challenge, they will learn valuable lessons about energy use and share that knowledge...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Extra-Curricular
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    Climate Change and Kingston

    This link connects to slides from a presentation by Risk Sciences International on the implications for the City of Kingston of climate change in the near and mid-term future. Lots of excellent graphics and info. beyond just...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Climate Change Comparison: Japan and Canada

    This video draws comparisons between Japan and Canada with a direct focus on transportation, energy use and government action.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Energy Use and Conservation, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    Climate Change in Grade 10 Science: Teacher Resource

    This teacher resource offers Academic and Applied guides to understanding climate change, climate systems and the impacts of forestry and transportation through case studies. Included within are preparation checklists, student tasks,...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10
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  • Natural Resources

    Climate Change in Grade 11 and 12 Geography: Teacher Resource

    The purpose of this document is to identify places where teachers can address key ideas about climate change in a sampling of senior Geography courses. To guide inquiry, a set of focus questions is attached to a cluster of overall and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Climate Change in Ontario—Student Backgrounder

    Climate Change in Ontario is a student backgrounder with an overview of climate change; a listing of some of the ways that climate change will impact Ontarians; a pie chart showing the sources of greenhouse...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Climate Change is Happening

    This video is a public service announcement, related to climate change. The story begins with a simple seed and takes the viewer through the changing world we live in. Through the use of typographic elements, the work demonstrates...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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