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  • Water Issues

    A Thousand Shades of White

    Spectacular scenes from the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Greenland Ice Cap. These images were filmed during the 2006 Climate Change College, during which 6 students from the UK and the Netherlands ventured into the Arctic wilderness to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    A Warming Climate Takes its Toll on Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

    This film shows a mother and her two cubs experiencing the severe effects of global warming. It contains graphic material that some may find extremely disturbing. However, this is real life for polar bears due to their harsh living...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Action Tips: Conserve Water

    This link provides youth with a list of ways in which they can conserve more water throughout their daily lives.

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

    City of Toronto's Wet Weather Management assessment/study

    Conducted by the Steering Committee, this research outlines the effectiveness of the city of Toronto's Stormwater management programs in order to find solutions that minimize negative environmental effects in the Ellis Avenues and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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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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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change - Global Impacts

    This video highlights global impacts of climate change due to natural disasters and gradual change in temperature overtime. Impacts on human health, ecosystem health and safety are highlighted through cases around the world. The video...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Health, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change and Its Impact On Water Management

    An explanation of how water levels in a watershed (in this case the Mississippi Valley Watershed) can be controlled and managed through the seasons and to mitigate extreme weather events like floods. Useful in understanding how the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change and the Global Ocean

    This video from NASA shares how NASA's Earth observing satellites gathers data including ocean surface temperature, surface winds, sea level, circulation and marine life (length 3:49).

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Water Issues
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps

    The dramatic decline of the summer Arctic sea ice pack is probably the most visible, large scale change on Earth's surface in recent years. Most global climate models, however, have significantly underestimated this decline. This...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Mathematics, Physics
    Level:Secondary
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