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  • Solutions

    Ayiti Lesson 1: Play the Game

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Ayiti Lesson 2: Class Discussion about the Cost of Life

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti Lesson 3: Reflections

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Taking Action

    Ayiti: Take Action Haiti

    Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Civics, Health, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Changing Our Ways (EnerAction)

    After charting their energy use for a twenty-four hour period, students look for ways to reduce it. They implement energy saving strategies, and then track their energy use for another twenty-four hour period. As they reflect on their...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    Climate Action Strategy for the Qunite Conservation Watershed

    The Quinte Conservation Authority Draft Climate Change Strategy for the Quinte watershed:  As stewards of the local watersheds Quinte Conservation has been active in assessing and monitoring climate change and is proposing to...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    Climate Change and Christianity

    Sir John Houghton's Keynote address at the Climate of Hope Conference 2011 in Leeds; an event organized by Christians Combating Climate Change Leeds.

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

    Climate Change and Its Impact On Water Management

    An explanation of how water levels in a watershed (in this case the Mississippi Valley Watershed) can be controlled and managed through the seasons and to mitigate extreme weather events like floods. Useful in understanding how the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change in My Community (CCWIL / Toronto-area Online Version)

    Climate Change in My Community is one of a series of Inquiries that enable students to examine the impacts of climate change where they live, identify the mitigation and adaptation measures required to address these changes, and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Sustainable Development, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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