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  • Water Issues

    Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

    The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge is a competition between Canadian classes from kindergarten to grade 12. As the students progress through the Challenge, they will learn valuable lessons about energy use and share that knowledge...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Extra-Curricular
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Clean and Green- Water/Waste Campaign

      Cleaning our homes and work places can be hard on the environment, depending on the products we use and how we use them. Many commercially available cleaners contain hazardous chemicals that can damage living things, as...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Health, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Chemistry
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Challenge Media with Mike Rosselle

    Mike Roselle, founder of Climate Ground Zero, talks about his experience in the radical environmental movement and the need for grassroots activism on climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Energy Generation, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change Denial

    This activity explores the phenomenon of climate change denial, what lies behind it and the dangers it presents. Students will also discuss what might be dont to confront climate change denial and create viable solutions for their...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Behavioral Studies, Environmental Studies, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 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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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change in My Community (CCWIL / Toronto-area Online Version)

    Climate Change in My Community is one of a series of Inquiries that enable students to examine the impacts of climate change where they live, identify the mitigation and adaptation measures required to address these changes, and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change in the Commonwealth

    A heartfelt video that acts as a call for action for each of us to work together for the benefit of the condition of Earth and for the youth of our planet.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Health, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change is Real

    An animated video that highlights effects that human activity has on climate change. Common activities that emit carbon dioxide are highlighted through images. Solutions are proposed to combat our negative effect on our climate systems.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change Metaphors

    A variety of objects provide students with metaphors for why climate change is occurring and the impacts resulting from it. This activity provides students with an easy entry into understanding the science behind climate change and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, 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

    Climate Change Science Unit – Lesson #11: Taking Action!

    This lesson encourages students to take action on climate change.  The class is introduced to a simple model of understanding taking action and after class discussion they move on to using an online greenhouse gas calculator to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Taking Action
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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