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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Living and Sustainable Building

    In this video a panel of climate change experts discuss issues around sustainable practice. Head of Climate, Eva Britt Isager of the City of Bergen, focuses on Bergen's traditional and human-centric design versus the modern day...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Tasneem Essop Interview

    Tasneem Essop, head of the WWF delegation, elaborates on their priorities over issues of substance. She talks about adaptation and long term finance. She explains how they are tackling the transport angle, REDD+, and the overall level...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Governance, Social Justice
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 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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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Electronics

    The Story of Electronics explores the collateral damage which high-tech electronics have caused to our environment and society —25 million tons of e-waste and counting have poisoned our world and left the public holding the bill. Host...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Civics, Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Stuff

    The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Through the Eyes of a Boy / Through the Camera of a Girl

    This short film has been produced by Mery, 17, from El Salvador with the support of Plan. She documents the life of a young boy from a coffee plantation, and how it is affected by climate change. The video was first screened at the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Tuvalu: Islands on the Frontline of Climate Change

    With photography by Robin Hammond and produced by Panos Pictures, this multimedia piece looks at the island nation of Tuvalu, as the Tuvaluan people become some of the first environmental refugees, a direct result of man-made climate...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    United Nations and Climate Change

    Link to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change website. which outlines the UN's current poisition on issues surrounding climate change. Webpage includes links to crucial UN documents such as: - The...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Water Stewardship – From Source to Sea

    This presentation will identify elements of water literacy through a stewardship study with grades 4/5 school students. While drawing from a specific school project, it will identify elements that can be transferred to other...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Taking Action

    What's Happening Out There?

    This is a Student Reading 5 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions". This resource discusses examples of climate change solutions undertaken by governments and businesses including international collaboration,...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Taking Action
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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