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  • Taking Action

    The Effects of Climate Change on Recreation and Tourism in the Prairies

    This paper focuses on the effect that changing weather and climate will have on tourism and recreation in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Health, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    The Great Canadian Geography Challenge

    The Great Canadian Geogrpahy Challenge is Canada's largest student geography competition. Open to Canadian students from grades 4 to 10, the Geography Challenge is divided into two levels and has students competing against...

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

    The GREENS Activity Guide

    A teacher’s or parent’s guide that offers six activities that focus on “cutting down on trash”, “recycling and reducing” and “global warming and our carbon footprint”.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    The Story of Bottled Water

    This film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces.    The film concludes with...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, 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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  • Taking Action

    Thematic Poetry Videos

    Overview: Youth literacy can be promoted by leveraging youth culture, such as rap/music videos. By merging sound and visual imagery with text, a poetry writing task can be transformed into a multi-media video assignment. English...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Arts
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario)

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario) : A factsheet on the impacts of climate change on tourism and recreation in Ontario.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Triple Bottom Line - The Economist

    A short article outlining the triple bottom line approach; taking into account people, profit and the planet.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Turn It Off - Computers, Projectors and Office Equipment

      Technology in schools such as computers, monitors, projectors, Smart Boards, photocopiers, fax machines, and printers can use tremendous amounts of energy. This campaign helps to identify if the equipment is used...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Sustainable Development

    Vermicomposting

    This unit is composed of 5 lessons that aim to teach students the process of vermicomposting in order to practice and encourage the recycling of food waste.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Family/Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Water Footprint Calculator

    Take students on a water tour through their homes, yards, diets, and transportation and consumer choices! Then, have them pledge to cut their water footprints and help return more water to rivers, lakes, wetlands, underground...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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