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  • Science and Technology

    Building the Basic PVC Wind Turbine

    This plan shows how to make a rugged and inexpensive classroom wind turbine that can be used for lab bench-based blade design experiments.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Renewable Energy, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, 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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  • Taking Action

    Burning in the Streets

    This 7-minute piece looks at a group of students from Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School who worked with Solar One’s Chris Neidl to make small-scale solar projects like lanterns and mobile charging units....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Canadian Energy Facts and Statistics

    This interactive map breaks down provincial and territorial energy facts and statistics. At a click of a button, students can see a clear representation of energy infrastructure and types of energy being used in their province and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Carbon Dioxide Trends

    Carbon Dioxide Trends is Lesson 2 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions" for grades 9 to 12. In this lesson, students graph data to examine seasonal and long-term atmospheric carbon dioxide trends during the past...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Mathematics, Physics, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Carbon Sinks and Sources

    Through questioning and partnering, students gain an understanding of the complex system of carbon cycling that works to balance the levels of carbon in our atmosphere. It is important for students to understand that simple choices...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Carl Horton on Technology Transfer Programmes

    Carl Horton, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, General Electric (GE), dicusses the technology transfer programmes they currently run, touching on the problems and incentives. He lists their requirements, emphasising the ethical...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    CBC Media Panel on Climate Change and Extreme Weather

    A CBC Media Panel on climate change and extreme weather (Winnipeg) — although specific to a particular city, this is a good resource to initiate an Inquiry — the link between climate change and taking a shower? Audio...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Cell Wall Chemistry of Biofuel

    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, Food and Agriculture, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Cell Wall Recipe: A Lesson on Biofuels

    In this activity, students will investigate how changes in the DNA sequence that codes for cell wall formation can have a favorable outcome in producing plants that have higher levels of cellulose than the parent plant.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Natural Disasters

    Change for the Oceans

    This animated video highlights threats on animal life posed by climate change. Given enough time, sea life could adapt to climate change. Sadly animals evolve far too slowly. But we can change as quickly as we choose to. Small actions...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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