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  • Sustainable Development

    Vermicomposting

    This unit is composed of 5 lessons that aim to teach students the process of vermicomposting in order to practice and encourage the recycling of food waste.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Family/Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Water Stewardship – From Source to Sea

    This presentation will identify elements of water literacy through a stewardship study with grades 4/5 school students. While drawing from a specific school project, it will identify elements that can be transferred to other...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Water Vapor: Feedback or Forcing? (Pilot)

    This module is on water vapor's role in the atmosphere and climate change. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to further their understanding and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Water Issues
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Watershed Monitoring and Reporting Progress Summary

    Published by Toronto and Region Conservation for the Living City , this 2014 report highlights the Regional Watershed Monitoring Program and additional projections. This resource has been to chosen for students to use in...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Watersheds and Climate Change, Ask-an-Expert

    Paul Lehman is the General Manager of Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) — the conservation agency responsible for the Carp and Mississippi watersheds in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario. Climate Change Where I...

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

    Weathering Climate Confusion

    This activity helps students better understand the common misconceptions between the terms 'weather' and 'climate'. Students participate in small group discussion, a hands on activity to assess learning, and a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology
    Subject:English / Language Arts, English as a Second Language, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Human Rights

    Wend Wendland on Traditional Knowledge

    Wend Wendland, World Intellectual Property Organization, delves into the issues of traditional knowledge, looking at where the rights lie, and the treaties emerging to protect them. View video here

    Type:Video
    Topic:Environment, Human Rights
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    What About Shady Acres?

    This simulation activity is modelled after a controversial land development process that actually took place in the Town of Canmore in 1996 - but it is reminiscent of land development and land use issues that occur throughout Alberta....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Governance, Natural Resources, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    What is a Carbon Offset?

    What is a carbon offset?

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    What Is a Watershed? - Poster

    A poster that explains what a watershed is. Very useful in the Watershed-Climate Change Inquiry (one in the series of Climate Change Where I Live Inquiries). (Linked here and listed in Attachments)

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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