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  • Sustainable Development

    Drilling Down to Sustainability

    Drilling down to Sustainability is Lesson 3 from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things we Buy". In this lesson, students define and discuss sustainability and its three key components: the economy, the environment,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Earth Really Rocks

    In this resource students learn about the link between rocks and petroleum. The activities emphasize sedimentary rocks and their properties. Concepts such as porosity and processes such as underground oil and gas formation are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6
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  • Natural Resources

    Earth Really Rocks - Pebble Power

    This lesson introduces students to properties of rocks. In this hands-on activity, students will improve their observation and classification skills.   **Pages 5-7in the attachment.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
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  • Natural Resources

    Earth Really Rocks - Stone Soup

    This lesson takes students through an experiment in which they conduct close obervations of rock characteristics. Students discuss the effects that water yields on rocks and clay.   **Attached resource pages 10-11

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 2 3 4 5
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  • Natural Resources

    Earth Really Rocks - Testing, Testing

    This lesson plan introduces students to distinct characteristics of rocks such as lustre, texture, and hardness. Students will compare and contrast rocks with the use of a graphic organizer.   **Attached resource pages 8-9

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 2 3 4 5
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  • Renewable Energy

    Electro City online energy game

    This is an engaging game where students are the mayor of a city. They need to make energy decisions that will affect the environment, population and budget.  http://www.electrocity.co.nz Teachers can access information...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Economics, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 5 6 7 8
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  • Science and Technology

    Energy Machines

    In this resource, the featured activities introduce students to the basic mechanics of two petroleum industry machines - the drill rig and pumpjack. The activities lead student teams through the steps in constructing a model pumpjack...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    Enviro-Proofing Your Home

    Students will analyze their home environments and establish recycling, composting, and energy saving systems that will lessen their family’s impact on the environment while saving them money in the long run. The end result...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Excursion en Milieu Pétrolier

    Excursion en Milieu Pétrolier

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Exploring Maple Syrup Production and Climate Change in Near North Ontario

    Abstract  (from this academic paper)  This paper reports on a pilot project exploring the impacts of climate change on maple syrup production in understudied near north, Ontario spaces....

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 12
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