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  • Governance

    Dark Clouds: The Hidden Side of China’s Miracle Economy

    Produced by Panos Pictures, with photographs by Ian Teh, this is a journey into some of China's most industrialized cities, a journey to the other side of the bright shiny facade that is the economy. It is a glimpse of another life...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Dove Onslought(er)

    A powerful short clip that exposes harm being done to Indonesian rainforests by Dove for palm oil recovery.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Natural Resources, Social Justice
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Egypt and Climate Change

    This video highlights the physical and social impacts of climate change on Egypt. Climate Change is a major hazard affecting our planet. In Egypt, the United Nations, together with its partners, are trying to combat this phenomenon....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Food Insecurity and Climate Change

    This visual aid document consists of a map featuring food insecurity in the world through the percentage of population undernourished and the hunger and climate vulnerability index. A short text explains the linkages between climate...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Food Issues in the 21st Century

    Students study global and local food issues through examining the changing nature of farming on the prairies and the social and economic implications of this change for communities. As a culminating activity for the topic, students...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Taking Action

    High School Climate Challenge

      High School Climate Challenge (HSCC) is an innovative program providing high school communities with the tools to assess and reduce their school’s carbon footprint and contribute to climate change solutions and...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Health, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Civics, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    How People Affect Oceans, Animals and Plants

    In this complete lesson plan, students brainstorm how people living along coasts harm oceans, animals and plants, then they analyze specific examples. Created for grades K -2, thus lesson could easily be adapted to teach a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge

    Indigenous Issues: Climate Change

    Participatory video project undertaken by Indigenous community leaders at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York. Indigenous representatives from across the world discuss threats of climate change on their...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge
    Subject:Social Studies, Global Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Solutions

    Innovation and Climate Change Highlights

    This is a smorgasbord of the key messages and themes in the debate on patents, technology transfer and development, as highlighted at the WIPO Conference on Innovation and Climate Change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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