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  • Taking Action

    Action Projects Gallery

    Class action projects encourage students to “take action” on an issue of concern and provides empowering learning opportunities. In this lesson, students build on their understanding of the issue of climate change by...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Social Justice

    Assumptions can be dangerous

    This lesson will focus on how making assumptions can be dangerous. We will be looking through a series of images and video. Students will be encouraged to share their assumptions.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice
    Subject:English / Language Arts
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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  • Solutions

    Ayiti Lesson 1: Play the Game

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Children of Haiti Summit

    This workshop can be conducted either before playing the Ayiti: The Cost of Life game, as a way to introduce students to the game’s issues, or after playing the game, as a way to help them better understand the links between...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Bjorn Lomborg sets global priorities

    In this video, the audicence is asked, 'given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming?' Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers and disscusses the many issues...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Health, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Canadian mining firms worst for environment

    This link leads to an article posted by the Toronot Star entitled, 'Canadian mining firms worst for environment, rights: Report'. The article looks at the effect which Canadian mining companies have had on the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Changes All Around

    Changes All Around is Lesson 6 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. In this lesson, small groups of students examine the climate of countries in different environments and then predict what...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Physics, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change Despair and Empowerment Activity

    This activity encourages students to share their thoughts and anxieties surrounding climate change in a community circle. The goal is to help students discover their common fears in hopes of fostering a readiness for shared...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Law, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change in Nilgiri

    A series of interviews with Nilgiri natives that discuss the impacts that climate change has yielded on them and their surroundings. This video will give students a sense of the wide spread implications of climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Climate Change Photo Essay

    A photo essay that captures the affects of climate change on rainfall, temperature, food security and health and the vulnerability that results.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Health, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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