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  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Economics Curriculum: A Supplementary Curriculum for High School Economics Courses - Cener for Economic Conversion

    A supplementary curriculum for high school economics courses. Topics include: • What is Economics • Economic Systems • The Market System and Consumer Culture • Products, the Environment and consumerism • Business Practices and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    Sustaining and Expanding the Urban Forest; Toronto's strategic Forest Management Plan

    Published by the city of Toronto's Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, this source is a combination of data collected on Toronto's Urban Forest landscape as well as potential strategies and programs to sustain them.  It...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Teaching About Climate Change: Cool Schools Tackle Global Warming

    Helping teachers and students to tackle the challenging topic of climate change, this anthology from Green Teacher offers a framework for teaching fundamental concepts and a variety of activities that can be undertaken in school, at...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    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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  • Natural Resources

    Testing tapping depth versus sap yield

    This newspaper-style article looks at research that investigates how the depth of tapping of maple trees affects the yield of sap to make maple syrup.  Includes helpful data charts.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Atlas of Canada – Climate Warming

    This resource highlights projected temperature and precipitation changes across Canada from 2010 to 2100. Detailed maps and descriptions are used to display annual and seasonal global changes.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Resources

    The Economics of Maple Syrup Production in Ontario

    The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association commissioned this report and the accompanying budgeting tool to assist maple entrepreneurs in building a solid BUSINESS PLAN to tap into this incredible business...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources
    Subject:Geography, Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    The Effects of Climate Change on Recreation and Tourism in the Prairies

    This paper focuses on the effect that changing weather and climate will have on tourism and recreation in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Health, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    The High Cost of Traffic Congestion to Montreal's Economy - Montreal Gazette

    An article from the Montreal Gazette on true cost of traffic. An interview with a commissioner from Canada's Ecofiscal commission that details all the environmental, personal, and economic costs of traffic with an introduction to the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Energy Use and Conservation, Transportation
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Civics, Economics, Business Education
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    The Power to Live Green: Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy

    This resource looks at proposals, models and strategies to reduce the city of Toronto's energy consumption. It investigates strategies that will support clean air quality, provide stable and secure energy supplies to residents and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    The Saskatchewan Citizens’ Hearings on Climate Change

    On November 1st and 2nd of 2013, citizens, activists, experts, and decision-makers came together in Saskatoon to learn and talk about climate change—the threats it poses and the urgent actions required if we are to escape its...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Civics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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