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  • Solutions

    Bouncing Back

    The purpose of this activity is for students to understand the idea of resilience and to share personal experiences of resilience. Students may share personal stories or the discussion may centre around global disasters which are well...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Geography, Behavioral Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Building futures in Manitoba - Canadian Foundation for Economic Education)

    The “Building Futures” project aims to integrate a basic economic and financial education into the Manitoba curriculum in grades 4-10. Site contains information and lesson plans. Link: http://buildingfutures.exsite.ca/the-project/

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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  • Natural Disasters

    Building Resilience to Climate Risks

    C3 is a climate change and sustainability agency in Alberta. “Building Resilience to Climate Risks” is a document of 44 slides from a September 2013 webinar with many graphs and infographics – almost all of which...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 12
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  • Solutions

    Buy Local Episode: Pigs Fly

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This episode focuses on the benefits of eating local for the environment.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Can farming affect biodiversity?

    Students play a detective mission game in which they visit a farm and surrounding area and observe differences in ecosystems and in plant and animal species to learn how farming practices can affect the environment and biodiversity....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Globalization

    Canada's Climate Change Calendar

    Canada’s Climate Change Calendar describes the impacts of climate change on more than 170 countries, and draws attention to the inspiring actions that communities are taking to fight climate change at home. The Climate...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Canada's National Parks by Size

    This information is from the Canadian Statistics Canada web page, and summarized 43 national parks by land area in an excel spreadsheet.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Resources, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Canadian mining firms worst for environment

    This link leads to an article posted by the Toronot Star entitled, 'Canadian mining firms worst for environment, rights: Report'. The article looks at the effect which Canadian mining companies have had on the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Canadian Youth Whitepaper on Climate Change

    The Centre for Global Education, TakingITGlobal  and Green Learning teamed up with school boards across Canada to host the National Virtual Town Hall on A Canadian Climate Change Strategy. This brought together...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    Carbon Footprint and Climate Change

    This video promotes recycling by showing the timely decomposition of a pop can.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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