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  • Natural Disasters

    ' Climate Change Where I Live

    Climate Change Where I Live (CCWIL) is a unique approach to teaching and learning about climate change that takes this global and often daunting issue down to the local level, facilitating student inquiry into the impacts of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions

    This module focuses on the production of sugar (glucose and maltose) from cornstarch. The first lesson from this module relates glucose production from cornstarch to ethanol fuel production from corn stover. Another lesson uses a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Ask-an-Expert about Maple Syrup Production and Climate Change (CCWIL)

    Ask Bryce Gunson — our expert — your question or questions on maple syrup production and climate change. Prepare and email your questions and you'll get your answer. This fits well with the Climate Change in...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Ayiti Lesson 2: Class Discussion about the Cost of Life

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Food and Agriculture

    Biodiversity, Food and Farming for a Healthy Planet

    The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity wants to support you in guiding students through a fascinating and exciting exploration of biodiversity issues. This educational module on biodiversity and agriculture is...

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

    Cary Fowler: One seed at a time, protecting the future of food

    In this video, Cary Fowler disscusses the ways in which the varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Bringing forth the idea of sustainability and stressing to his...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Biodiversity, Food and Agriculture, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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