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  • Taking Action

    Bring Back the Wild: Grade 1 Unit Plan

    This unit is designed to help teach your students about biodiversity in a cross curricular approach. Specifically, there are three lesson plans available that will help teach strands within the Science and Language curriculum. The...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 1 2 3
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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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  • Taking Action

    Carbon Sinks and Sources

    Through questioning and partnering, students gain an understanding of the complex system of carbon cycling that works to balance the levels of carbon in our atmosphere. It is important for students to understand that simple choices...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Chamber.350.org

    A video that captures a transformative art piece over time. The artwork speaks to the dominance of corporate power within governance and resulting implications with respect to climate change. This resource is a great example of how...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Visual Arts, Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Changement Climatique : Analogies

    Une variété d’objets servent de liens analogiques et illustrent les raisons pour lesquelles le changement climatique se produit ainsi que les répercussions qui s’ensuivent.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Changing climate could end a time-honoured tradition

    This short article, accessible to students summarizes some of the recent research into the effects of climate change on maple trees and maple syrup production.  It discusses what might need to be done to mitigate the effects on...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Family/Consumer Studies, Career Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Changing Our Ways (EnerAction)

    After charting their energy use for a twenty-four hour period, students look for ways to reduce it. They implement energy saving strategies, and then track their energy use for another twenty-four hour period. As they reflect on their...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Taking Action

    Citizen Climate

    Citizen Climate is for high school students and focuses on global climate solutions. This curriculum emphasizes civic engagement and helps teachers and students understand the critical and complex climate solutions being discussed on...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Taking Action
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Clarkson Energy Choices Board Game

    The Energy Choices Board Game is an activity used to introduce students to the concept that energy is an important aspect of their lives and to make them understand that they can indeed make personal choices that affect our overall...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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