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  • Water Issues

    Water Resources and Hydroclimate

    This link provides a concise explanation of water resources and hydroclimates, explaining how climate change affects these issues and providing links to additional publications and research on the issue.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 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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  • 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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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    What is Climate and How is it Changing?

    This student based resource is a great introductin to the basics of climate change at a secondary level. Scientific concepts and past and current trends related to climate change are explored and explained.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    What you can do at School

    The US Environmental Protection Agency offers a number of resources for "What You Can Do at School". The attachment outlines the top 5 things that students, educators and school administrators can do to play a key role in...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    What's Happening Out There?

    This is a Student Reading 5 from "Climate Change: Connections & Solutions". This resource discusses examples of climate change solutions undertaken by governments and businesses including international collaboration,...

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

    Why Marrying Ecology and Economics is Essential - New Scientist

    A news articles that emphasizes the importance of considering the economic value of ecosystem services and the importance of ecological economics. Link:...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Civics, Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Food and Agriculture

    Will Maple Syrup Disappear?

    Canada produces about 85 percent of the world’s maple syrup, a product valued at more than $354 million in 2009, with the vast majority coming from Quebec. The United States is both Canada’s largest export market and the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Health

    WWF report criticizes Canadians' ecological footprint

    This link connects to an online article in the Montreal Gazette which outlines Canada's ecological footprint as disscusses by the World Wildlife Fund. This article highlights the mass ecological footprints which Canadians...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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