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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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  • Renewable Energy

    Comparing Light Bulbs

    Too many greenhouse gas emissions are collecting in our earth’s atmosphere and are causing our climate to change. People at any age can help by using less energy. In this exercise, students will use a light to demonstrate the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, English / Language Arts, Technology and Skilled Trades, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Contrails and Global Climate Change

    What are contrails? We've all seen them, they're the condensation trails from jets made from burning jet fuel and the release of water vapor. In this module students will learn about contrails and explore the effects of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Chemistry
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Cost Effectiveness of Sustainable Building

    Over the course of two, 50-minute classes, students will become familiar with the basic concepts of sustainable building. They will learn which changes can be made to a building for the smallest upfront cost and what reaps the largest...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Counting on Gasoline

    In this resource students learn about how gasoline prices are calculated across the country. The activities lead students through the guidelines behind the price of a litre of gas. Concepts such as rates, ratios, proportions and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Natural Resources, Science and Technology
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Crowding Can Be Seedy

    Students experience the effects of increasing population density when they pretend to be sprouting plants in a garden.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6
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  • Natural Resources

    Des chiffres sur l’essence

    Des chiffres sur l’essence fait partie d’un programme d’éducation intégré donné à l’échelle nationale par le Centre canadien d’information sur...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Draft-O-Meter

    Students will learn an easy technique to measure the presence of drafts in their homes and classrooms.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Health

    Dust Bowl: Is Climate Change Starting Another One?

    This module provides students with the opportunity to explore the liklihood of a dust bowl forming in the United States (or another region globally). After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Health, Technology and Skilled Trades
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    Dust World

    This module introduces students to the phenomenon of dust storms and their potential health and environmental effects. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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