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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Children of Haiti Summit

    This workshop can be conducted either before playing the Ayiti: The Cost of Life game, as a way to introduce students to the game’s issues, or after playing the game, as a way to help them better understand the links between...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 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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  • Governance

    Bill Hare on the Cancun Agreements

    Climate Change verteran and adviser to AOSIS, Bill Hare talks about his concerns for the week ahead, in particular he emphasises that we need to get down to the substantive issues. He explores what the Cancun Agreements mean in...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Sustainable Development

    Bjorn Lomborg sets global priorities

    In this video, the audicence is asked, 'given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming?' Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers and disscusses the many issues...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Health, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Solutions

    Bouncing Back

    The purpose of this activity is for students to understand the idea of resilience and to share personal experiences of resilience. Students may share personal stories or the discussion may centre around global disasters which are well...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Behavioral Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    Building Resilience to Climate Risks

    C3 is a climate change and sustainability agency in Alberta. “Building Resilience to Climate Risks” is a document of 44 slides from a September 2013 webinar with many graphs and infographics – almost all of which...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 12
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  • Solutions

    Buy Local Episode: Pigs Fly

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This episode focuses on the benefits of eating local for the environment.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Globalization

    Canada's Climate Change Calendar

    Canada’s Climate Change Calendar describes the impacts of climate change on more than 170 countries, and draws attention to the inspiring actions that communities are taking to fight climate change at home. The Climate...

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

    Canada's National Parks by Size

    This information is from the Canadian Statistics Canada web page, and summarized 43 national parks by land area in an excel spreadsheet.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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