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  • Renewable Energy

    Renew-A-Bean

    This activity introduces students to the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources. It shows students that non-renewable sources will be exhausted over time. Moreover, it shows that conservation measures—ways of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 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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  • Solutions

    Shopping Heats Up

    Shopping Heats Up is Lesson 8 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. In this simulation, students experience how resources are distributed and used by different people based on access to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Health & Wellbeing, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Solving Inequalities: Carbon Emissions

    Solving Inequalities: Carbon Emissions is Lesson 9 from "Real World Math". Students create connections between individual actions and climate change. They work with algebraic inequalities to consider how many and what types...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Sulfur Dioxide: Its Role in Climate Change

    This module provides teachers with resources and activities to introduce students to the role of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere and the sources responsible for fluctuating levels on Earth. After reading through the scenario and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    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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  • Health

    Sunspots

    This module provides teachers with resources and activities on the sun, sunspots and the effecst of the sun's rays. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Health & Wellbeing, 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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  • Sustainable Development

    Surface Area & Volume: Sustainable Design

    Surface Area & Volume: Sustainable Design is Lesson 12 from "Real World Math". In this lesson, students analyze the characteristics of sustainably designed items. In a real-world application exercise, students calculate...

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

    Sustaining My Community with Renewable Energy

    In this module students are tasked with exploring ways to provide their community with safe, renewable energy that will sustain their needs. Looking back at our history with different energy sources and the consequences of these...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    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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  • Natural Resources

    The Earth as an Apple

    The Earth as an Apple is a hands on activity which allows students to visualize how much of the Earth's surface is water and how much is land available for agriculture. This can be used as an introductory activity on population...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Mathematics, Geography, Global Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Role of Clouds in Global Climate Change: The blanket vs. the umbrella

    This module provides students with resources on clouds and their role in climate change. 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
    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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