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  • Taking Action

    What you can do at School

    The US Environmental Protection Agency offers a number of resources for "What You Can Do at School". The attachment outlines the top 5 things that students, educators and school administrators can do to play a key role in...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    What's Happening Out There?

    This is a Student Reading 5 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions". This resource discusses examples of climate change solutions undertaken by governments and businesses including international collaboration,...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Taking Action
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Where Are the MDGs?

    By investigating the coverage of the Millennium Development Goals in the media, students learn about both the local and global presence of development issues, as well as gain an introduction to the way the media represents these...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Where Do You Get Your Energy?

    In this activity, students will trace their personal energy supply to its sources.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Where's the Drip?

    Leaks waste water and cost money. One small drip from a leaky faucet can waste 30 litres or more of water everyday. A leaking toilet can waste three bathtubs of water a day. Talking to a custodian or parent can easily get the problem...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Life Skills, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Taking Action

    Will You Answer the Big Climate Callout?

    This lesson plan will allow your students to explore the effects of climate change on the world’s most vulnerable communities. Through this lesson plan your students will learn that they can make their mark on climate change...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Taking Action
    Subject:Geography
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    World We Live In (WWLi)

    Using the project forum, participants discuss and clarify their ideas about the world and environment they live in as well as offer their suggestions about the improvement of the quality of life. Project participants are invited to...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Ecosystems, Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    WWF Knock-on Effects

    Wyld Stallyons were approached by design agency, Bostock and Pollitt, to create an animation with the aim of encouraging people to become activists. With concerns about climate change at a more acute point than ever before, The World...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
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  • Taking Action

    WWF-Canada's National Sweater Day

    National Sweater Day (February 6, 2014): This online resource will help teachers celebrate National Sweater Day in their classrooms. Teaching prompts, strategies, projects and activity ideas are designed to help students...

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

    You Control Climate Change

    A short clip that shows a 17 year old Italian boy making an effort to reduce his impact on global warming by eating local produce. This fun video clip is a good way to introduce issues surrounding the impact of the food and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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