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  • Renewable Energy

    No Impact Project: Energy

    Take a look at our current system for supplying energy to our homes. Find out how to reduce our daily energy consumption and speak out on the need to have long-term, sustainable energy solutions.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    No Impact Project: Water

    Learn ways to conserve water and minimize the amount of chemicals that we put in our drains. The lesson also incorporates web site resources that build on themes that emerge from the family’s experiences.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ontario's Climate Change Action Strategy

    Ontario's Climate Change Strategy, 2015 — is a comprehensive summary of the impacts and the challenges — by sector (such as transportation, buildings, etc.) — as well as the actions required to reduce...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Pope Francis Encyclical

    This is the full text of the much publicized Encyclical of Pope Francis that addresses climate change and human responsibility. From E.O. Wilson: The reason Francis is so influential, Wilson said, is that “he...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Civics, Economics, History and Social Science, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11
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  • Transportation

    Regina’s Community Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Action Plan

    There remains little doubt that Climate Change is a reality and that a significant portion of the responsibility for this change lies with our use of fossil fuels and an increase in the level of greenhouse gases, primarily carbon...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Transportation
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Summary of the Stakeholder Consultations on the Saskatchewan Climate Change Regulations

    Over the past two years, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has been working on the development and implementation of a Saskatchewan focused solution that addresses the challenges of GHG emissions and global warming. The...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    The High Cost of Traffic Congestion to Montreal's Economy - Montreal Gazette

    An article from the Montreal Gazette on true cost of traffic. An interview with a commissioner from Canada's Ecofiscal commission that details all the environmental, personal, and economic costs of traffic with an introduction to the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Energy Use and Conservation, Transportation
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Civics, Economics, Business Education
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    The Saskatchewan Citizens’ Hearings on Climate Change

    On November 1st and 2nd of 2013, citizens, activists, experts, and decision-makers came together in Saskatoon to learn and talk about climate change—the threats it poses and the urgent actions required if we are to escape its...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Electronics

    The Story of Electronics explores the collateral damage which high-tech electronics have caused to our environment and society —25 million tons of e-waste and counting have poisoned our world and left the public holding the bill. Host...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Civics, Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Business and Economics

    What is a Green Job?

    This lesson will introduce students to green jobs by defining the sector and outlining what qualifies as a green job and will help students to understand why green jobs are important. As our economy continues to struggle, and while...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics
    Subject:Civics, Economics, Technology and Skilled Trades, Career Education
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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