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  • Solutions

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario)

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario) : A factsheet on the impacts of climate change on tourism and recreation in Ontario.

    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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  • Globalization

    Transportation in a Global Market

    In this lesson, students will learn how to meaure distances on a map and practice finding countries on a world map. Students will examine the global market by tracing the supply chain for a single pair of jeans from raw materials to a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Globalization
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Tuvalu: Islands on the Frontline of Climate Change

    With photography by Robin Hammond and produced by Panos Pictures, this multimedia piece looks at the island nation of Tuvalu, as the Tuvaluan people become some of the first environmental refugees, a direct result of man-made climate...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    United Nations and Climate Change

    Link to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change website. which outlines the UN's current poisition on issues surrounding climate change. Webpage includes links to crucial UN documents such as: - The...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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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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  • 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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  • Social Justice

    Visualizing inequality, envisioning a future

    This activity uses mapmaking and geography to plot the presence of the MDGs in communities, as well as visually represent development inequalities. The maps made in this lesson may be created using chart paper and markers, or using...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6 7 8 9
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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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