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  • Science and Technology

    Weathering Climate Confusion

    This activity helps students better understand the common misconceptions between the terms 'weather' and 'climate'. Students participate in small group discussion, a hands on activity to assess learning, and a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:English / Language Arts, English as a Second Language, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Sustainable Development

    What is a Carbon Offset?

    What is a carbon offset?

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    What Is a Watershed? - Poster

    A poster that explains what a watershed is. Very useful in the Watershed-Climate Change Inquiry (one in the series of Climate Change Where I Live Inquiries). (Linked here and listed in Attachments)

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What is Climate and How is it Changing?

    This student based resource is a great introductin to the basics of climate change at a secondary level. Scientific concepts and past and current trends related to climate change are explored and explained.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    What is Global Warming?

    A brief and informative description of Climate Change by 14 year old Alec Loorz. Loorz discusses the impacts of fossil fuels, our society’s dependence on them and resulting consequences.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    When the Extremes Become the Means (pilot)

    This module explores extreme weather patterns and the rate of occurance of such events. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to further their understanding...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 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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  • Social Justice

    Why I must speak out about climate change

    In this TED talk video top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology, Social Justice
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Will Maple Syrup Disappear?

    Canada produces about 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup, a product valued at more than $354 million in 2009, with the vast majority coming from Quebec. The United States is both Canada’s largest export market and the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    WWF report criticizes Canadians' ecological footprint

    This link connects to an online article in the Montreal Gazette which outlines Canada's ecological footprint as disscusses by the World Wildlife Fund. This article highlights the mass ecological footprints which Canadians...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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