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  • Sustainable Development

    Auditing the Energy-Guzzlers in Your Home

    In this lesson, students become aware of the electricity sources in their community, whether they are renewable or non-renewable, and the amount of greenhouse gases they produce. They identify what kinds of energy are used to heat...

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

    Back to the Future (EnerAction)

    Students explore how the movement of goods has changed over time. They examine different means of transporting freight, which makes up 46% of transportation emissions in Canada. Students take on the task of historically sorting a set...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    BC Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The BC Greenhouse Gas Emissions report provides a summary of greenhouse gas emsissions by six sectors - energy (three sub-sections), afforestation and deforestation, waste, agriculture, industrial processes, and solvens and other...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Natural Resources

    Best practices in climate resilience: from six major North American cities

    Published by the city of Toronto's environment and energy division, this resource reviews the practice of supporting climate resilience in six major North American cities and contrasts them to programs and actions supporting climate...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Economics
    Level:Secondary
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  • Science and Technology

    Big Rig

    This lesson plan is centered upon the study of machines, with a focus on oil production with big rigs. Teacher's may use this as a springboard for climate change education from a technical standpoint.   **Attachment...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Transportation

    Biodiesel: Transportation Fuels Curriculum

    The curriculum guide is designed to teach students about biodiesel and encourage them to evaluate its economic and environmental advantages and disadvantages. The booklet provides background information at three reading levels -...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Language Learning, Technology and Skilled Trades, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    This video discusses impacts of climate change on biodiversity. Rate of species disappearance are discussed in relation to implications for biodiversity and human health.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Biodiversity, Food and Farming for a Healthy Planet

    The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity wants to support you in guiding students through a fascinating and exciting exploration of biodiversity issues. This educational module on biodiversity and agriculture is...

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

    Biofuel

    A collection of videos that discuss the use of biomass to produce electricity, the production of ethanol, biogas facility explanations and details on forest-based bioenergy. Canadian focuses include videos discussing Ontario’s...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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