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  • Water Issues

    Our Climate, Our Future

    This video is a compilation made from a series of video outputs of projects by Plan in partnership with IDS investigating the use of Participatory Video for working with children on climate change adaptation and disaster risk...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Playground Politics

    A YouTube video to help students better understand the role of the International Monetary Fund, along with how countries work together toward mutual benefits.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, History and Social Science, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    R. Pachauri on Climate Change

    Rajendra Pachauri, Head of the IPCC and Director of the Yale Climate and Energy Institute, giving a keynote presentation on climate change science at the opening session of the UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Solutions

    Shape Poems from Your Country

    Students from different countries will research the most famous things of their country / region They will present the unique things’ description in a shape poetry format and post them on-line. They will compare posted unique things...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5
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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, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Short Book List for English Teachers

    This is a short annotated bibliography of books that could be used by English teachers to infuse environmental education into their lessons.  Compiled amongst many other tasks by Melissa Wemp, GreenLearning Canada intern in May...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Renewable Energy, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Special Education
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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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  • Taking Action

    South African Youth Speak Out On Climate Change

    This podcast comes from South Africa, where young people in Cape Town, aged 15-18, speak out about the importance of reducing one’s climate footprint. The podcast is broadcast through the Pulbic Radio Exchange. You will need to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Renewable Energy

    Surveying Canada’s Wind Energy Sites

    In this lesson, students will look at three sites in Canada that use wind energy to produce electricity. Students will first have to use map skills to identify each location on a map of the country and then they will look at a number...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Geography, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainability Frontiers Workshops

    Sustainability Frontiers provide information and workshops. It operates in the UK and Canada. They also offer a Summer program and in Canada it is offered in Halifax.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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