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  • Natural Disasters

    ' Climate Change Where I Live

    Climate Change Where I Live (CCWIL) is a unique approach to teaching and learning about climate change that takes this global and often daunting issue down to the local level, facilitating student inquiry into the impacts of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Food and Agriculture, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • Sustainable Development

    4-Day Mini Unit: Challenge & Systems Thinking 8th Grade Physical Education

    This document provides an example of a teacher-created physical education unit that is grounded in the content and pedagogy of sustainability education. A focus on systems thinking and cooperative work will teach skills that are...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Physical Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Sustainable Development

    6 Effective Ways to Build a Sustainable Business - Entrepreneur India

    An article by, Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director of IBM India Private Limited, about how startups can build sustainable businesses in future.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    A Change in the Air

    " A Change in the Air " covers all the important basic information which is directly linked to the grade 10 science curriculum. This 60 minute videoconference is offered with flair and eyecatching visual backgrounds....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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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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  • 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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  • Taking Action

    Ahead of the storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change

    Produced for the City of Toronto, this resource outlines the development of a climate change adaptation strategy for the city.  It investigates major impacts of climate change to the city, such as rising temperatures, shorter and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Solutions

    Al Gore on Averting Climate Crisis

    With the same humor and humanity he exuded in An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore spells out 15 ways that individuals can address climate change immediately, from buying a hybrid to inventing a new, hotter "brand name" for global...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Al Gore's New Thinking on the Climate Crisis

    In this brand-new slideshow (premiering on TED.com), Al Gore presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists recently predicted. He challenges us to act.

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