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  • Solutions

    A Global Framework for Climate Services – Empowering the Most Vulnerable

    A Taskforce of High-level independent advisors, through consultation, were asked to prepare a Global Framework for Climate Services that was released in May 2011. This policy document includes the proposal presented by the High-Level...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Governance, Solutions
    Subject:Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    A System Redesign

    A System Redesign is one lesson from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy". In this lesson, students recall the hidden impacts associated with various components of the materials economy (the system of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Economics, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    A Thousand Shades of White

    Spectacular scenes from the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Greenland Ice Cap. These images were filmed during the 2006 Climate Change College, during which 6 students from the UK and the Netherlands ventured into the Arctic wilderness to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Analyzing the Message

    Analzying the Message is one Lesson 10 from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things we Buy". In this lesson, students critically analyze The Story of Stuff by identifying the overall message of the film, persuasive...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Ayiti Lesson 1: Play the Game

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Bill Hare on the Cancun Agreements

    Climate Change verteran and adviser to AOSIS, Bill Hare talks about his concerns for the week ahead, in particular he emphasises that we need to get down to the substantive issues. He explores what the Cancun Agreements mean in...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Biofuel

    A collection of videos that discuss the use of biomass to produce electricity, the production of ethanol, biogas facility explanations and details on forest-based bioenergy. Canadian focuses include videos discussing Ontario’s...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Bouncing Back

    The purpose of this activity is for students to understand the idea of resilience and to share personal experiences of resilience. Students may share personal stories or the discussion may centre around global disasters which are well...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Behavioral Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Globalization

    Canada's Climate Change Calendar

    Canada’s Climate Change Calendar describes the impacts of climate change on more than 170 countries, and draws attention to the inspiring actions that communities are taking to fight climate change at home. The Climate...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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