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  • Social Justice

    Impacts of Climate Change in the Mediterranean

    CIRCE has developed new, more powerful, models to analyze data and describe possible scenarios of climate change in the Mediterranean region. CIRCE researchers have then used these scenarios to evaluate impacts of climate change in...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    KYOTO Protocol

    This link connects to a PDF from the United Nations explaining the details of the KYOTO protocol which the United Nations created in 1998 to take note of and combat climate change.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Local Solutions on a Sinking Paradise

    In December 2008, the low-lying Carterets Islands were badly damaged by king tides and violent storm surges. Nicholas Hakata, a local youth leader and community representative, explains that he and his family have been surviving on...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Making Global Connections

    This enjoyable and lively activity encourages the development of lateral and creative thinking skills, and heightens students' sensitivity to potential connections between disparate phenomena. Such skills and awareness are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    MDG Bingo!

    This variation on Bingo allows students to apply research skills and build knowledge of the interconnected issues underlying Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Using principles of peer education, students share their research with...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Our Climate, Our Future

    This video is a compilation made from a series of video outputs of projects by Plan in partnership with IDS investigating the use of Participatory Video for working with children on climate change adaptation and disaster risk...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Pope Francis Encyclical

    This is the full text of the much publicized Encyclical of Pope Francis that addresses climate change and human responsibility. From E.O. Wilson: The reason Francis is so influential, Wilson said, is that “he...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Civics, Economics, History and Social Science, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11
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  • Solutions

    Shopping Heats Up

    Shopping Heats Up is Lesson 8 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. In this simulation, students experience how resources are distributed and used by different people based on access to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Health, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Surface Area & Volume: Sustainable Design

    Surface Area & Volume: Sustainable Design is Lesson 12 from "Real World Math". In this lesson, students analyze the characteristics of sustainably designed items. In a real-world application exercise, students calculate...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainability Frontiers Workshops

    Sustainability Frontiers provide information and workshops. It operates in the UK and Canada. They also offer a Summer program and in Canada it is offered in Halifax.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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