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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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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change Metaphors

    A variety of objects provide students with metaphors for why climate change is occurring and the impacts resulting from it. This activity provides students with an easy entry into understanding the science behind climate change and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Coal Evolution

    The first module of five in the Canadian Coal Association’s information kit on coal education. This module discusses the evolution of coal including varieties of coal, Canadian deposits, mining techniques, economics, coke and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Coal Miners and Mining Towns

    In this activity, students prepare, conduct, and consolidate interviews with people who work (or have worked) in the mining industry. Then they write and compile a collection of nonfiction accounts.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Health, Natural Resources
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Cool Course

    this is a fantastic video for secondary students

    Type:Video
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Natural Resources
    Subject:Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Counting on Gasoline

    In this resource students learn about how gasoline prices are calculated across the country. The activities lead students through the guidelines behind the price of a litre of gas. Concepts such as rates, ratios, proportions and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources, Science and Technology
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Critical Hope - "Open Sentences" activity

      This activity is part of a larger environmental education workshop package called Critical Hope; An Approach to Environmental Education which includes almost 30 group or classroom activities. This stand-alone activity...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Des chiffres sur l’essence

    Des chiffres sur l’essence fait partie d’un programme d’éducation intégré donné à l’échelle nationale par le Centre canadien d’information sur...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Developing an Ontario Maple Syrup Sector Profile: A Value Chain Analysis

    This is an executive summary of the following research: From the document " The research examined the Ontario maple syrup industry from an economic analysis perspective, utilizing the value chain approach. In...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Dove Onslought(er)

    A powerful short clip that exposes harm being done to Indonesian rainforests by Dove for palm oil recovery.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Natural Resources, Social Justice
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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