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  • Natural Resources

    Statistical Overview of the Canadian Maple Industry 2013

    This 11 page document provides up-to-date statistics on the maple industry in Canada with easy to read charts and tables including production, revenue, trade and world data.  Did you know, for example, that Quebec accounts for...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography, Business Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Sugaring

    This multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board follows Kat Becker and Tony Shultz, third generation maple syrup producers in Athens, WI, through a day of sugaring. Kat and Tony describe the process of...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Biology
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    Sustaining and Expanding the Urban Forest; Toronto's strategic Forest Management Plan

    Published by the city of Toronto's Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, this source is a combination of data collected on Toronto's Urban Forest landscape as well as potential strategies and programs to sustain them.  It...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    Technology and Oil

    This lesson uses "Adventures in Energy" as a springboard to get students to think about how they – and how we as a society – depend on oil. While they may be aware that oil and natural gases are used to heat...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Testing tapping depth versus sap yield

    This newspaper-style article looks at research that investigates how the depth of tapping of maple trees affects the yield of sap to make maple syrup.  Includes helpful data charts.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    That’s a Wrap

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This comedic episode looks at an individual taking steps toward greening their lifestyle, while being wasteful in the process.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Natural Resources

    The Earth as an Apple

    The Earth as an Apple is a hands on activity which allows students to visualize how much of the Earth's surface is water and how much is land available for agriculture. This can be used as an introductory activity on population...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Global Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    The Economics of Maple Syrup Production in Ontario

    The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association commissioned this report and the accompanying budgeting tool to assist maple entrepreneurs in building a solid BUSINESS PLAN to tap into this incredible business...

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

    The Heat is On!

      Students will predict the impacts of climate change on a local forested environment. This lesson plan is focused on introducing students to the changes in forested ecosystems that are expected with climate change....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Stuff

    The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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