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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What is Climate and How is it Changing?

    This student based resource is a great introductin to the basics of climate change at a secondary level. Scientific concepts and past and current trends related to climate change are explored and explained.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    What is Global Warming?

    A brief and informative description of Climate Change by 14 year old Alec Loorz. Loorz discusses the impacts of fossil fuels, our society’s dependence on them and resulting consequences.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    What Size is your Footprint?

    This is a Student Reading 2 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. Students will learn about the process of calculating a carbon footprint. Footprints of various countries will be compared in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Where's the Drip?

    Leaks waste water and cost money. One small drip from a leaky faucet can waste 30 litres or more of water everyday. A leaking toilet can waste three bathtubs of water a day. Talking to a custodian or parent can easily get the problem...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Life Skills, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Social Justice

    Why I must speak out about climate change

    In this TED talk video top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why...

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

    Why Marrying Ecology and Economics is Essential - New Scientist

    A news articles that emphasizes the importance of considering the economic value of ecosystem services and the importance of ecological economics. Link:...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics, Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Why Solar?

    This video discusses the benefits of solar power and renewable energy. Tor Allen of Solar Schoolhouse [Rahus Institute] explores these topics with an introduction to the Solar Schoolhouse Primer.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Will Maple Syrup Disappear?

    Canada produces about 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup, a product valued at more than $354 million in 2009, with the vast majority coming from Quebec. The United States is both Canada’s largest export market and the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Energy

    A series of videos that discuss wind turbine structures, the conversion of wind energy into electricity, and various forms of wind energy generation.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Farm Atlas Scavenger Hunt

    In this lesson, students will complete an atlas activity to find and map the location of several existing and proposed wind power sites across Canada. They will conduct research to identify the wind farms and describe the features...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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