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  • Water Issues

    Time-Lapse Proof of Extreme Ice Loss

    Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Tin Can Solar Heaters

    Plans to create a pop-can solar heater to demostrate power of sun. Even used to heat a portable. Great to explore science principle.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    Tobacco Control Lesson 1.2: My Story (Personal Narrative)

    Student will compose a narrative that explores a time when their lives were affected by tobacco. This activity is part of TeenNet's Virtual Classroom on Tobacco Control. Click here access to the complete teacher's guide.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health
    Subject:Science, Theatre/Drama, Health & Wellbeing
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    Toronto's Future Weather and Climate Driver Study vol 1

    Produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with SENES Consultants Limited, this 2011 study looks at the impact of global and regional climate change on the city of Toronto. The source uses several climate models in to create...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Turn It Off - Computers, Projectors and Office Equipment

      Technology in schools such as computers, monitors, projectors, Smart Boards, photocopiers, fax machines, and printers can use tremendous amounts of energy. This campaign helps to identify if the equipment is used...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Taking Action

    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

    This link connects to a PDF which outlines the findings of the United Nations 1992 Convention on Climate Change!

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    United Nations Habitat: For a Better Urban Future

    UN HABITAT is part of the United Nations Human Settlement program which looks to promote environmental and social stability throughout urban areas. The site contains a plethora of current documents which proclaim the UN stance and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Social Justice
    Subject:Science, Geography, History and Social Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Upstream Dialogue

    The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers provides this fact book. It contains basic industry information on the oil sands resource; where it is located in Alberta and how it is recovered. The booklet includes an overview of...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Using a Very, Very Simple Climate Model in the Classroom

    Through a simple online model, students learn about the relationship between average global temperature and carbon dioxide emissions while predicting temperature change over the 21st Century.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, 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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  • Transportation

    Using Alternative Fuel Sources to Reduce Emission Pollutants

    Air pollution is a problem of growing importance and its long term effects have serious consequences. In this leson, students will be introduced to air pollution emissions and where they originate through the evaluation of graphs,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health & Wellbeing
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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