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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Are There Marketing Benefits for Embracing Climate Change for Business?

    This video interview describes ways in which companies reduce their carbon emissions through direct reductions or offsets. Marketing tools to publicize green initiatives are also discussed.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Are you an Energy Efficient Consumer?

    Engage students in learning about ways to become more energy efficient consumers. Students will examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy. They will then track their own energy use and identify ways to...

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

    Awareness—First Step to a Sustainable Energy Future

    A student campaign to increase awareness of how we all use energy — and first step toward a sustianable energy future. Student produced PowerPoint and Family-Feud type Game supported the school's participation in the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10
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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 Lesson 3: Reflections

    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:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 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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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Take Action Haiti

    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:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Birds Taking Flight

    A case study on how climate change threatens birds. This case study discusses the impacts over time, common threats, adaptations and steps that we can take to protect birds from the impacts of climate change.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Bouncing Back

    The purpose of this activity is for students to understand the idea of resilience and to share personal experiences of resilience. Students may share personal stories or the discussion may centre around global disasters which are well...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Behavioral Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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