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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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  • Taking Action

    100 Generations

    Join an international movement by singing, playing and recording 100 Generations as a class. Aitan Grossman, a 12 year old boy, is raising money to donate funds to environmental companies in hopes of combating climate change.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Taking Action
    Subject:Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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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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  • 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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  • Food and Agriculture

    A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions

    This module focuses on the production of sugar (glucose and maltose) from cornstarch. The first lesson from this module relates glucose production from cornstarch to ethanol fuel production from corn stover. Another lesson uses a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    A Sunshade for the Polar Bear

    This lesson plan gives children insight into the impact of climate change on other ecosystems and living beings using the polar bear as an example. Students will begin to understand the role that humans play in creating climate change...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Biodiversity, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Solutions

    A System Redesign

    A System Redesign is one lesson from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy". In this lesson, students recall the hidden impacts associated with various components of the materials economy (the system of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Economics, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Action Projects Gallery

    Class action projects encourage students to “take action” on an issue of concern and provides empowering learning opportunities. In this lesson, students build on their understanding of the issue of climate change by...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    Action Tips

    This link leads to database of Environmental  'Action Tips', each of which calls youth to make changes throughout various aspects of their lives to ultimately become more green and help reduce environmental waste. The...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Physics, Extra-Curricular
    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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