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  • Taking Action

    Turn It Off - Computers, Projectors and Office Equipment

      Technology in schools such as computers, monitors, projectors, Smart Boards, photocopiers, fax machines, and printers can use tremendous amounts of energy. This campaign helps to identify if the equipment is used...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Upstream Dialogue

    The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers provides this fact book. It contains basic industry information on the oil sands resource; where it is located in Alberta and how it is recovered. The booklet includes an overview of...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Using a Very, Very Simple Climate Model in the Classroom

    Through a simple online model, students learn about the relationship between average global temperature and carbon dioxide emissions while predicting temperature change over the 21st Century.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Using Real-Life Data to Understand Climate Change

    This lesson is aimed at increasing students' general knowledge of climate change on local, national and global scales and how such changes in climate will affect humans. This lesson provides data detailing the average annual...

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

    Wake Up, Freak Out, Then Get a Grip

    A short animated film about the feedback loops likely to lead to catastrophic climate change, by Leo Murray. This resource is an incredible explanation of the severity of climate change in association with various interacting systems....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Warming Waters

    A case study on how climate change threatens cold water fish. Issues such as pollution, overfishing, and invasive species are discussed in relation to their implication on fish populations.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Science and Technology

    Weathering Climate Confusion

    This activity helps students better understand the common misconceptions between the terms 'weather' and 'climate'. Students participate in small group discussion, a hands on activity to assess learning, and a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:English / Language Arts, English as a Second Language, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Human Rights

    Wend Wendland on Traditional Knowledge

    Wend Wendland, World Intellectual Property Organization, delves into the issues of traditional knowledge, looking at where the rights lie, and the treaties emerging to protect them. View video here

    Type:Video
    Topic:Environment, Human Rights
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    What Is a Watershed? - Poster

    A poster that explains what a watershed is. Very useful in the Watershed-Climate Change Inquiry (one in the series of Climate Change Where I Live Inquiries). (Linked here and listed in Attachments)

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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