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  • Taking Action

    Habitat Change Case Study: Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds

    An international collaboartive project that strives to raise awareness of how climate change affects ecosystems and get students involved in collecting and contributing data to an on-going research. The ruby-throated hummingbird is...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Maple Syrup Production Inquiry

    Climate Change and Maple Syrup Production Inquiry is one of a series of Inquiries — called Climate Change Where I Live — that enables students to examine the impacts of climate change where they live, identify the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems
    Subject:Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    MDG Bingo!

    This variation on Bingo allows students to apply research skills and build knowledge of the interconnected issues underlying Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Using principles of peer education, students share their research with...

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

    Mind Mapping the MDGs

    For students who have had an introduction to the MDGs as a whole, this activity allows them to dig deeper into the issues of one particular Goal, while still developing an understanding of how all the Goals are connected.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Ontario's Climate Change Action Strategy

    Ontario's Climate Change Strategy, 2015 — is a comprehensive summary of the impacts and the challenges — by sector (such as transportation, buildings, etc.) — as well as the actions required to reduce...

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

    Our Solar Future, The Collab-project

    Teachers collaborating to "test" and adapt Our Solar Future.   Our Solar Future is a classroom resource which helps grade 6 teachers to run a hands-on science unit on solar PV with their class.   ...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Energy Generation, Renewable Energy, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6
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  • Solutions

    Setting Goals, Building Solutions

    In this lesson, students consider the value of setting goals for themselves and for their community, thinking critically about the idea of defining community and shared interests and concerns. This is an introduction to the concepts...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Shape Poems from Your Country

    Students from different countries will research the most famous things of their country / region They will present the unique things’ description in a shape poetry format and post them on-line. They will compare posted unique things...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Globalization, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5
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  • Science and Technology

    Skeptical Science

    Skeptical Science, gets skeptical about global warming skepticism! A fantastic website. A great teacher-backgrounder: when a student says but "Mars is getting warmer" or "the Medieval warming was warmer," you...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainability Frontiers Workshops

    Sustainability Frontiers provide information and workshops. It operates in the UK and Canada. They also offer a Summer program and in Canada it is offered in Halifax.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Globalization, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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