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  • Transportation

    Fast Cities—A comparison of rapid transit in major Canadian cities

    Fast Cities—A comparison of rapid transit in major Canadian cities (summary report):  Investing in transit infrastructure is essential to relieve gridlock in Canada’s cities and provide commuters with convenient...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Going Off-Ramp: A Car Trip Reduction Plan for Schools

    This lesson provides a plan for reducing the average number of vehicles driving daily to school. The goal is to: raise awareness of transportation issues and related environmental effects organize school-wide events such...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Physical Education, Extra-Curricular
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    HSBC Clean Air Achievers

    HSBC Clean Air Achievers (HSBC/CAA) is a FREE, national program, available in both French and English, that explores transportation choices and its impact on air quality, climate change and health.  Students use a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Health, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Once Upon a Bike (EnerAction)

    Students consider what they like about biking and play a true-or-false game to discover how the use of bikes differs over time and place. Students interview someone who can tell them about cycling in another time or place to help them...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Transportation
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Transportation

    People for Bikes: If I Ride

    A short video showcasing the benefits of bike riding and the different reasons for riding bikes. It showscases that many people ride bikes for different reasons but they are all united with a shared passion for bikes.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health, Physical Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Regina’s Community Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Action Plan

    There remains little doubt that Climate Change is a reality and that a significant portion of the responsibility for this change lies with our use of fossil fuels and an increase in the level of greenhouse gases, primarily carbon...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Transportation
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Ride, Roll and Stroll (EnerAction)

    Students dream up creative ways to get to school, dance lessons, hockey practice or a friend's place. After analyzing the pros and cons of their wild rides, students consider the more usual modes of transportation available to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Transportation

    The High Cost of Traffic Congestion to Montreal's Economy - Montreal Gazette

    An article from the Montreal Gazette on true cost of traffic. An interview with a commissioner from Canada's Ecofiscal commission that details all the environmental, personal, and economic costs of traffic with an introduction to the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Energy Use and Conservation, Transportation
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Civics, Economics, Business Education
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Transportation to School

    Students conduct a audit of how students and teachers get to and from school. Audit data is then added to a map of the school catchment area. From this, students explore the impacts of energy used in transportation and identify active...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Transportation

    Using Alternative Fuel Sources to Reduce Emission Pollutants

    Air pollution is a problem of growing importance and its long term effects have serious consequences. In this leson, students will be introduced to air pollution emissions and where they originate through the evaluation of graphs,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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