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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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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Using Real-Life Data to Understand Climate Change

    This lesson is aimed at increasing students' general knowledge of climate change on local, national and global scales and how such changes in climate will affect humans. This lesson provides data detailing the average annual...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Vermicomposting

    This unit is composed of 5 lessons that aim to teach students the process of vermicomposting in order to practice and encourage the recycling of food waste.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Family/Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Wake Up, Freak Out, Then Get a Grip

    A short animated film about the feedback loops likely to lead to catastrophic climate change, by Leo Murray. This resource is an incredible explanation of the severity of climate change in association with various interacting systems....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Warming Waters

    A case study on how climate change threatens cold water fish. Issues such as pollution, overfishing, and invasive species are discussed in relation to their implication on fish populations.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Water

    This resource introduces water as an essential element in the life of all species. Students conduct experiments to understand the properties of salt water versus fresh water. By studying the changing habitat of the polar bear,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Water Resources and Hydroclimate

    This link provides a concise explanation of water resources and hydroclimates, explaining how climate change affects these issues and providing links to additional publications and research on the issue.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Water Vapor: Feedback or Forcing? (Pilot)

    This module is on water vapor's role in the atmosphere and climate change. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to further their understanding and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Water Issues
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Watershed Monitoring and Reporting Progress Summary

    Published by Toronto and Region Conservation for the Living City , this 2014 report highlights the Regional Watershed Monitoring Program and additional projections. This resource has been to chosen for students to use in...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Watersheds and Climate Change, Ask-an-Expert

    Paul Lehman is the General Manager of Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) — the conservation agency responsible for the Carp and Mississippi watersheds in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario. Climate Change Where I...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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