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  • Sustainable Development

    2014-2020 EarthCare Sustainability Plan (Thunder Bay)

    The 2014-2020 EarthCare Sustainability Plan was developed in 2014 as an updated version of the Community Environmental Action Plan (2008), reflecting a national and global shift in priorities from mitigation to adaptation to a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    A Global Framework for Climate Services – Empowering the Most Vulnerable

    A Taskforce of High-level independent advisors, through consultation, were asked to prepare a Global Framework for Climate Services that was released in May 2011. This policy document includes the proposal presented by the High-Level...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Governance, Solutions
    Subject:Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    A Sunshade for the Polar Bear

    This lesson plan gives children insight into the impact of climate change on other ecosystems and living beings using the polar bear as an example. Students will begin to understand the role that humans play in creating climate change...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Solutions

    A System Redesign

    A System Redesign is one lesson from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy". In this lesson, students recall the hidden impacts associated with various components of the materials economy (the system of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Economics, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    A Thousand Shades of White

    Spectacular scenes from the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Greenland Ice Cap. These images were filmed during the 2006 Climate Change College, during which 6 students from the UK and the Netherlands ventured into the Arctic wilderness to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    A Warming Climate Takes its Toll on Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

    This film shows a mother and her two cubs experiencing the severe effects of global warming. It contains graphic material that some may find extremely disturbing. However, this is real life for polar bears due to their harsh living...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Aboriginal Maple Syrup Values Summary

    This summary is drawn from a larger report that explores the values Aboriginal people associate with the production of maple syrup, and related maple syrup practices. The examination is based on interviews that were...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Action Projects Gallery

    Class action projects encourage students to “take action” on an issue of concern and provides empowering learning opportunities. In this lesson, students build on their understanding of the issue of climate change by...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Action Tips: Conserve Water

    This link provides youth with a list of ways in which they can conserve more water throughout their daily lives.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Sustainable Development, 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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  • Solutions

    Action Tips: Eco-Education

    This link provides students with basic ideas and facts on how to make their schools 'green'. It even helps students develop and submit an action plan to help lower energy uses and waste within their school!

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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