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  • Globalization

    Global Statistics

    This site contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps compiled from multiple sources.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Globalization
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global 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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  • Sustainable Development

    Making Global Connections

    This enjoyable and lively activity encourages the development of lateral and creative thinking skills, and heightens students' sensitivity to potential connections between disparate phenomena. Such skills and awareness are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    New thinking on climate change: Al Gore's new slideshow (2008)

    In AL Gore's new slide show (2008), he presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists were recently predicting, and challenges us to act with a sense of “generational...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Setting Goals, Building Solutions

    In this lesson, students consider the value of setting goals for themselves and for their community, thinking critically about the idea of defining community and shared interests and concerns. This is an introduction to the concepts...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Shape Poems from Your Country

    Students from different countries will research the most famous things of their country / region They will present the unique things’ description in a shape poetry format and post them on-line. They will compare posted unique things...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5
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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainability Frontiers Workshops

    Sustainability Frontiers provide information and workshops. It operates in the UK and Canada. They also offer a Summer program and in Canada it is offered in Halifax.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    The Story of Cosmetics

    The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. This seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications which everyday...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Health, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Health, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Stuff

    The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Globalization

    Transportation in a Global Market

    In this lesson, students will learn how to meaure distances on a map and practice finding countries on a world map. Students will examine the global market by tracing the supply chain for a single pair of jeans from raw materials to a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Globalization
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    United Nations and Climate Change

    Link to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change website. which outlines the UN's current poisition on issues surrounding climate change. Webpage includes links to crucial UN documents such as: - The...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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