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  • Renewable Energy

    Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation

    Gasoline is the most commonly used fuel for transportation; however, there are multiple alternative fuels that are making their way to the market. These alternative fuels include propane, natural gas, electric hybrids, hydrogen fuel...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Chemistry
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Renewable Energy

    Analysis of Wind Energy Development Impact on the Physical Environment in Quebec

    Raise students' awareness about the impact of wind energy development on the physical environment in Quebec and how this form of energy can influence the landscape and people. Lead students to understand the various positions of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Sustainable Development

    Analyzing the Message

    Analzying the Message is one Lesson 10 from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things we Buy". In this lesson, students critically analyze The Story of Stuff by identifying the overall message of the film, persuasive...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Anders Oskal Interview

    Anders Oskal, Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, gives some fascinating insights into what exactly reindeer herding is, and the very real challenges climate change poses for them. He explains how...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Are There Marketing Benefits for Embracing Climate Change for Business?

    This video interview describes ways in which companies reduce their carbon emissions through direct reductions or offsets. Marketing tools to publicize green initiatives are also discussed.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Are you an Energy Efficient Consumer?

    Engage students in learning about ways to become more energy efficient consumers. Students will examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy. They will then track their own energy use and identify ways to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Auditing the Energy-Guzzlers in Your Home

    In this lesson, students become aware of the electricity sources in their community, whether they are renewable or non-renewable, and the amount of greenhouse gases they produce. They identify what kinds of energy are used to heat...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuel

    In the lesson, students will learn about the impacts of gasoline-powered cars as well as alternative fuel options such as ethanol, biofuel, electric, hydrogen and compressed natural gas. Students will have an opportunity to partake in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Awareness—First Step to a Sustainable Energy Future

    A student campaign to increase awareness of how we all use energy — and first step toward a sustianable energy future. Student produced PowerPoint and Family-Feud type Game supported the school's participation in the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10
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