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  • Renewable Energy

    Why Solar?

    This video discusses the benefits of solar power and renewable energy. Tor Allen of Solar Schoolhouse [Rahus Institute] explores these topics with an introduction to the Solar Schoolhouse Primer.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Energy

    A series of videos that discuss wind turbine structures, the conversion of wind energy into electricity, and various forms of wind energy generation.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade:
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  • Sustainable Development

    Wind Energy Experiment

    This experiment shows students how wind energy can generate electricity. Specifically, it shows how wind propeller design affects the efficiency of wind machines.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    WWF report criticizes Canadians' ecological footprint

    This link connects to an online article in the Montreal Gazette which outlines Canada's ecological footprint as disscusses by the World Wildlife Fund. This article highlights the mass ecological footprints which Canadians...

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

    WWF-Canada's National Sweater Day

    National Sweater Day (February 6, 2014): This online resource will help teachers celebrate National Sweater Day in their classrooms. Teaching prompts, strategies, projects and activity ideas are designed to help students...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, French
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Taking Action

    You Control Climate Change

    A short clip that shows a 17 year old Italian boy making an effort to reduce his impact on global warming by eating local produce. This fun video clip is a good way to introduce issues surrounding the impact of the food and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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