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  • Sustainable Development

    Wind Energy: A Global Comparison

    In this lesson, students will critically consider the use of wind energy in Canada as it compares to other countries.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Farm Atlas Scavenger Hunt

    In this lesson, students will complete an atlas activity to find and map the location of several existing and proposed wind power sites across Canada. They will conduct research to identify the wind farms and describe the features...

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

    Women and Girls in Nepal Speak Out About Climate Change

    In 2008, women experiencing the impact of climate change in poor areas in Nepal came together to tell the story about how climate change is affecting their lives through participatory video. This film represents interviews from the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Health, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    World We Live In (WWLi)

    Using the project forum, participants discuss and clarify their ideas about the world and environment they live in as well as offer their suggestions about the improvement of the quality of life. Project participants are invited to...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Ecosystems, Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    WWF Knock-on Effects

    Wyld Stallyons were approached by design agency, Bostock and Pollitt, to create an animation with the aim of encouraging people to become activists. With concerns about climate change at a more acute point than ever before, The World...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
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  • Health

    WWF report criticizes Canadians' ecological footprint

    This link connects to an online article in the Montreal Gazette which outlines Canada's ecological footprint as disscusses by the World Wildlife Fund. This article highlights the mass ecological footprints which Canadians...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    WWF-Canada's National Sweater Day

    National Sweater Day (February 6, 2014): This online resource will help teachers celebrate National Sweater Day in their classrooms. Teaching prompts, strategies, projects and activity ideas are designed to help students...

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

    You Control Climate Change

    A short clip that shows a 17 year old Italian boy making an effort to reduce his impact on global warming by eating local produce. This fun video clip is a good way to introduce issues surrounding the impact of the food and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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  • Taking Action

    YouthCaN Environmental Project

    Students facilitate an on-line network of students using telecommunications technologies to undertake and/or share environmental work locally and around the world. The contribution that we will make is to educate and inform the global...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Science and Technology, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Zambia Youth on Climate Change

    This podcast comes from Zambia, where young people from both the capital Lusaka and a rural town in the Western Province recorded short radio features on climate change and how it is affecting their lives and communities. These youth...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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