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  • Natural Disasters

    ' Climate Change Where I Live

    Climate Change Where I Live (CCWIL) is a unique approach to teaching and learning about climate change that takes this global and often daunting issue down to the local level, facilitating student inquiry into the impacts of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    2014-2020 EarthCare Sustainability Plan (Thunder Bay)

    The 2014-2020 EarthCare Sustainability Plan was developed in 2014 as an updated version of the Community Environmental Action Plan (2008), reflecting a national and global shift in priorities from mitigation to adaptation to a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    A Change in the Air

    " A Change in the Air " covers all the important basic information which is directly linked to the grade 10 science curriculum. This 60 minute videoconference is offered with flair and eyecatching visual backgrounds....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions

    This module focuses on the production of sugar (glucose and maltose) from cornstarch. The first lesson from this module relates glucose production from cornstarch to ethanol fuel production from corn stover. Another lesson uses a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    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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  • Natural Resources

    Adventures in Energy - An Interactive Look at Oil and Natural Gas

    This one-of-a-kind interactive learning tool highlights the cutting-edge technologies and practices used in the exploration, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas. Chock full of illustrations and animations,...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ahead of the storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change

    Produced for the City of Toronto, this resource outlines the development of a climate change adaptation strategy for the city.  It investigates major impacts of climate change to the city, such as rising temperatures, shorter and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Renewable Energy

    An Exploration of Wind Energy & Wind Turbines

    This unit, which includes both a pre and post test on wind power engages students by allowing them to explore connections between wind energy and other forms of energy. Students learn about and examine the overall design of a wind...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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