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  • Sustainable Development

    4-Day Mini Unit: Challenge & Systems Thinking 8th Grade Physical Education

    This document provides an example of a teacher-created physical education unit that is grounded in the content and pedagogy of sustainability education. A focus on systems thinking and cooperative work will teach skills that are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Physical Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Ecosystems

    Bearly Any Ice

    The predator-prey relationship between polar bears and ringed seals is simulated in this active tag game. It also demonstrates the dramatic impact of increasing global temperature on polar bear survival by linking changes in food...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Ecosystems
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Carbon Cycles

    In this active game, students follow the path of carbon through the carbon cycle to learn where carbon is stored and how it circulates. In the first round of the game, students move from one component of the Earth to the next,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Climate Change and Recreation, An Inquiry (Pilot Version)

    Climate Change and Recreation is one of a series of Inquiries — called Climate Change Where I Live — that enable students to examine the impacts of climate change where they live, identify the mitigation and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Health, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Climate Change and Recreation: Consequences and Costs (short summary)

    Climate Change and Recreation: Consequences and Costs (short summary): This web resource (with full report) starts off with “Americans who like to play outdoors may soon find that climate change-induced warming trends around...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Health, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Global Climate Change: Recreation (Student’s Guide)

    Global Climate Change: Recreation (Student’s Guide): In addition to causing all sorts of problems, such as heat waves, droughts, and coastline damage, warmer temperatures could also affect people's jobs, recreational...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Health, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Going Off-Ramp: A Car Trip Reduction Plan for Schools

    This lesson provides a plan for reducing the average number of vehicles driving daily to school. The goal is to: raise awareness of transportation issues and related environmental effects organize school-wide events such...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Physical Education, Extra-Curricular
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    HSBC Clean Air Achievers

    HSBC Clean Air Achievers (HSBC/CAA) is a FREE, national program, available in both French and English, that explores transportation choices and its impact on air quality, climate change and health.  Students use a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Health, Physical Education, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Impacts of Climate Change on Winter Recreation

    Impacts of Climate Change on Winter Recreation: Outdoor recreation - a billion-dollar industry in Canada - is extremely dependent on climate. Winter recreation in particular requires a certain length in the snow season or else...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    On Thin Ice: Winter Sports and Climate Change

    On Thin Ice: Winter Sports and Climate Change: Canadians playing pond hockey on the prairies, skiing down the powdery faces of the Canadian Rockies, skating along the Rideau Canal, cross-country skiing through Quebec’s...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Physical Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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