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  • Natural Resources

    Maple Syrup Value Systems and Value Chains: Considering Aboriginal and Non- Aboriginal Perspectives

    Abstract from this detailed, academic journal article: Harvested from both intensive sugar maple stands and diverse mixed forest ecosystems across Ontario, maple syrup is an important rural and Aboriginal...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Mississippi River (Ontario) in a Changing Climate

    A factsheet on the Mississippi Watershed (Ontario's Mississippi River) with a definition of climate change, data on how climate change is affecting water flows in the watershed and the wider consequences of this. Supports student...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Natural Gas

    A collection of videos that describe natural gas resources within Canada and extraction processes, including pipeline operations and hydraulic fracturing.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Natural Resources

    Non-Timber Forest Products, Maple Syrup and Climate Change

    This article from the Journal of Rural and Community Development provides solid background for teachers researching background information.  It also includes useful tables, maps and facts that can be shared with classes....

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Oil Study Guide

    A brief and to-the-point study guide that covers topics such as process of locating oil, recovering oil, and producing and processing oil.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Ontario's Mississippi Watershed—Impacts of 2012 Drought

    This report focusses on the impacts of the 2012 drought on the Mississippi Watershed (Ontario's Mississippi River), with extrapolations to how climate change is a factor in climate events like drought . Suitable for student...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Petroleum Field Trips Online Video Series

    This video series takes your students behind the scenes of oil and gas development. Your hosts unlock the mystery of how petroleum was formed, how we find it, how we get it out of the ground and what we do with it once we get it.

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

    Petroleum Inside Out

    This lesson focuses on use of metals, non-metals and metalloids in automobiles. Students will learn that many non-metal materials often used today are made from petroleum or petrochemicals, like plastic and foam.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Reports for Intergrated Watershed Management for Ontario

      Published by conservation Ontario; these reports highlight the impact, cost and benefit of intergrated watershed management within Ontario. These reports are at times technical and bureaucratic, but there are gems of information...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Resources, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    Resources

      Oil Sands Stakeholders Interactive Oil Sands Projects Map Government of Alberta Oil Sands Public Education and Outreach (Industry) Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Centre for Engery About the Oil Sands...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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