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  • Solutions

    A System Redesign

    A System Redesign is one lesson from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy". In this lesson, students recall the hidden impacts associated with various components of the materials economy (the system of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Economics, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Action Tips: Eco-Education

    This link provides students with basic ideas and facts on how to make their schools 'green'. It even helps students develop and submit an action plan to help lower energy uses and waste within their school!

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Action Tips: Encourage Friends and Familly to Recycle Efficently

    This link gives students ways in which they can help teach their families and friends to recycle more effectively. It provides a number of tips which students are to share with their families and friends to reduce waste in their...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Health, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Analyzing the Message

    Analzying the Message is one Lesson 10 from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things we Buy". In this lesson, students critically analyze The Story of Stuff by identifying the overall message of the film, persuasive...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Building a Vermicomposter

    This project will have you and your action team becoming master builders of a novel, garbage-guzzling machine that eats, breathes, and wriggles – a vermicomposter! You will build a vermicomposter that uses red wiggler worms to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Burning in the Streets

    This 7-minute piece looks at a group of students from Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School who worked with Solar One’s Chris Neidl to make small-scale solar projects like lanterns and mobile charging units....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    Carbon Footprint and Climate Change

    This video promotes recycling by showing the timely decomposition of a pop can.

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

    Climate Change is Real

    An animated video that highlights effects that human activity has on climate change. Common activities that emit carbon dioxide are highlighted through images. Solutions are proposed to combat our negative effect on our climate systems.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Science and Technology

    Coal and Sustainability

    The final module in a series created by Canadian Coal Association on coal education. This module discusses economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability, innovation, efficiency, stewardship, climate change, emission...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Recycling and Waste Management, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Coal and the Environment

    The forth module of a 5 module series created by the Canadian Coal Association on coal education. This module discusses clean coal production, land reclamation, waste reduction, wildlife protection, noise reduction, productivity...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Recycling and Waste Management, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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