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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 Footprint Calculator

    Take students on a water tour through their homes, yards, diets, and transportation and consumer choices! Then, have them pledge to cut their water footprints and help return more water to rivers, lakes, wetlands, underground...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Water Issues
    Subject: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 Stewardship – From Source to Sea

    This presentation will identify elements of water literacy through a stewardship study with grades 4/5 school students. While drawing from a specific school project, it will identify elements that can be transferred to other...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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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

    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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  • Taking Action

    What About Shady Acres?

    This simulation activity is modelled after a controversial land development process that actually took place in the Town of Canmore in 1996 - but it is reminiscent of land development and land use issues that occur throughout Alberta....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Governance, Natural Resources, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    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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  • Sustainable Development

    What is a Carbon Offset?

    What is a carbon offset?

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    What Is a Watershed? - Poster

    A poster that explains what a watershed is. Very useful in the Watershed-Climate Change Inquiry (one in the series of Climate Change Where I Live Inquiries). (Linked here and listed in Attachments)

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What is Climate and How is it Changing?

    This student based resource is a great introductin to the basics of climate change at a secondary level. Scientific concepts and past and current trends related to climate change are explored and explained.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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