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  • Transportation

    Alternative Forms of Transportation: The Bicycle

    During this lesson, students will examine the many factors invovled in transportation infrastructure and acknowledge the variety of opinions when it comes to transportation laws and regulations. They will comprehend the economic,...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Economics, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Renewable Energy

    Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation

    Gasoline is the most commonly used fuel for transportation; however, there are multiple alternative fuels that are making their way to the market. These alternative fuels include propane, natural gas, electric hybrids, hydrogen fuel...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Chemistry
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Renewable Energy

    An Exploration of Wind Energy & Wind Turbines

    This unit, which includes both a pre and post test on wind power engages students by allowing them to explore connections between wind energy and other forms of energy. Students learn about and examine the overall design of a wind...

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

    Analysis of Wind Energy Development Impact on the Physical Environment in Quebec

    Raise students' awareness about the impact of wind energy development on the physical environment in Quebec and how this form of energy can influence the landscape and people. Lead students to understand the various positions of...

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

    Analyzing the Message

    Analzying the Message is one Lesson 10 from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things we Buy". In this lesson, students critically analyze The Story of Stuff by identifying the overall message of the film, persuasive...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Arctic Oscillation

    'Arctic Ossilation' is a module designed to help students explore the history and importance of arctic oscillation and predict what a change in phase might mean. After reading through the scenario and using the additional...

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

    Are you an Energy Efficient Consumer?

    Engage students in learning about ways to become more energy efficient consumers. Students will examine how different countries and regions around the world use energy. They will then track their own energy use and identify ways to...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Assumptions can be dangerous

    This lesson will focus on how making assumptions can be dangerous. We will be looking through a series of images and video. Students will be encouraged to share their assumptions.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Social Justice
    Subject:English / Language Arts
    Level:Primary / Elementary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Auditing the Energy-Guzzlers in Your Home

    In this lesson, students become aware of the electricity sources in their community, whether they are renewable or non-renewable, and the amount of greenhouse gases they produce. They identify what kinds of energy are used to heat...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuel

    In the lesson, students will learn about the impacts of gasoline-powered cars as well as alternative fuel options such as ethanol, biofuel, electric, hydrogen and compressed natural gas. Students will have an opportunity to partake in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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