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  • Ecosystems

    Anders Oskal Interview

    Anders Oskal, Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, gives some fascinating insights into what exactly reindeer herding is, and the very real challenges climate change poses for them. He explains how...

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

    Arctic Oscillation

    'Arctic Ossilation' is a module designed to help students explore the history and importance of arctic oscillation and predict what a change in phase might mean. After reading through the scenario and using the additional...

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

    Are you an Energy Efficient Consumer?

    Engage students in learning about ways to become more energy efficient consumers. Students will examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy. They will then track their own energy use and identify ways to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Ask-an-Expert about Maple Syrup Production and Climate Change (CCWIL)

    Ask Bryce Gunson — our expert — your question or questions on maple syrup production and climate change. Prepare and email your questions and you'll get your answer. This fits well with the Climate Change in...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuel

    In the lesson, students will learn about the impacts of gasoline-powered cars as well as alternative fuel options such as ethanol, biofuel, electric, hydrogen and compressed natural gas. Students will have an opportunity to partake in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Awareness—First Step to a Sustainable Energy Future

    A student campaign to increase awareness of how we all use energy — and first step toward a sustianable energy future. Student produced PowerPoint and Family-Feud type Game supported the school's participation in the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10
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  • Ecosystems

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    This video discusses impacts of climate change on biodiversity. Rate of species disappearance are discussed in relation to implications for biodiversity and human health.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Renewable Energy

    Biofuel

    A collection of videos that discuss the use of biomass to produce electricity, the production of ethanol, biogas facility explanations and details on forest-based bioenergy. Canadian focuses include videos discussing Ontario’s...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Birds Taking Flight

    A case study on how climate change threatens birds. This case study discusses the impacts over time, common threats, adaptations and steps that we can take to protect birds from the impacts of climate change.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven

    This activity teaches students how to build their own solar oven out of a pizza box. This solar oven will get hot enough to warm up cookies and other treats!

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, 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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