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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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  • Solutions

    Ayiti Lesson 1: Play the Game

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Ayiti Lesson 2: Class Discussion about the Cost of Life

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti Lesson 3: Reflections

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Children of Haiti Summit

    This workshop can be conducted either before playing the Ayiti: The Cost of Life game, as a way to introduce students to the game’s issues, or after playing the game, as a way to help them better understand the links between...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Take Action Haiti

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Bjorn Lomborg sets global priorities

    In this video, the audicence is asked, 'given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming?' Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers and disscusses the many issues...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Health, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Natural Disasters

    Building Resilience to Climate Risks

    C3 is a climate change and sustainability agency in Alberta. “Building Resilience to Climate Risks” is a document of 44 slides from a September 2013 webinar with many graphs and infographics – almost all of which...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 12
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  • Globalization

    Canadian vs. American Culture

    Students are to compare and constrast Canadian and American culture in order to better understand what it means to be from each country.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Civics, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Canadian Youth Whitepaper on Climate Change

    The Centre for Global Education, TakingITGlobal  and Green Learning teamed up with school boards across Canada to host the National Virtual Town Hall on A Canadian Climate Change Strategy. This brought together...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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