Partners

In developing COOL 2.0, GreenLearning Canada partnered with a number of other ENGOs as well as Canadian ministries of education to bring you the best in energy and environmental education. Many organizations have already shared their teaching resources with us. To feature your organization's resources on COOL 2.0, contact us.

  • Alberta Tomorrow
    Alberta Tomorrow provides a free educational tool that uses cutting edge GIS technology and satellite imagery to simulate the future effects of human activities on Alberta's wildlife habitat, ecosystem services, and natural resource production. Users are challenged to sustainably manage Alberta's ecosystems. 

     

  • BC Green Schools

    BC Ministry of Education Green Schools follows a whole school approach to environmental sustainability, engaging students, teachers, and community partners with initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and our impact on the environment. 

  • The Biosphere

    The Biosphere offers live interactive videoconferences to high schools across Canada in both English and French. The Biosphere's science educators engage your students in learning about, exploring, and discussing such topics as climate change, sustainable development, water, air, and ecological footprints.The videoconferences are free. Visit our website for videoconference technical requirements and additional educational materials.

  • Clean Air Champions

    Clean Air Champions’ mission is to improve air quality and reduce climate change by working with high performance athletes to educate and inspire Canadians, primarily youth, to adopt more sustainable, healthier lifestyles. These free programs each provide curriculum-connected activities and an engaging presentation from one of over 200 National, Olympic or Paralympic athletes. The three programs are  Air Aware (bilingual), HSBC Clean Air Achievers (bilingual) and High School Climate Challenge.

  • Climate Generation

    Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is dedicated to educating and empowering people to engage in solutions to climate change. Curriculum resources for grade 3-12 can be downloaded for free and  each summer we hold a conference to help educators become more confident teaching about climate change. Our Emerging Leaders Program empowers Midwest youth climate leadership in the transition to a just and sustainable future.

  • The Dearness Environmental Society

    The Dearness Environmental Society is a Not For Profit organization of professional educators and engineers dedicated to promoting and delivering Education for Sustainable Development in Ontario by working with schools and communities to help them develop a sustainability ethic and to reduce resource consumption.

  • EarthCARE

    EarthCARE is an environmental stewardship program for students in K – 12 designed to create a culture of responsibility and ownership for the preservation of the planet. The EarthCARE initiatives focus on student projects, building operation, and changing occupant behaviours in a positive way.

  • Earth Day Canada

    Earth Day Canada (EDC) educates, empowers, and inspires Canadians to achieve local solutions that improve the state of the environment by providing a suite of national, year-round programs, resources, and web tools for Canadians of all ages. EDC’s EcoKids Program provides free, curriculum-based, K to 8 environmental education resources to thousands of schools and teachers across Canada.

  • Earth Rangers

    Earth Rangers provides green technology enthusiasts and experts with an online virtual tour of the Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology, a LEED Gold Certified building. Since 2001, Earth Rangers’ programs have promoted environmental awareness and conservation to over one million young people and their families. Earth Rangers’ mission is to educate children (and their families) on the causes and effects of biodiversity loss and inspire everyone with the idea that we must all do our part to help Bring Back the Wild.

  • EcoSpark

    EcoSpark works with communities and schools, providing them with the knowledge and tools to monitor their environment and take action. EcoSpark's free environmental programs and resources give students opportunities to engage with environmental issues in an exciting hands-on way. Through programs exploring local water quality, solar PV, electricity conservation, and more, students become actively engaged with their local environment.

  • Facing The Future

    Facing the Future creates tools for educators that challenge students to develop critical thinking skills, build global awareness and engage in positive solutions for a sustainable future. Our low cost, standards-based curriculum resources for K-12 science, language arts, social studies and math engage students in learning through the context of real-world social, environmental and economic issues that relate to their lives.

  • Focus on Forests

    Focus on Forests is Canada's source of forest education, providing free curriculum linked bilingual resources for K-12 to introduce forests into the classroom through lesson plans, activities, fact sheets, and videos. Focus on Forests is a program of the Ontario Forestry Association.

  • Green Teacher

    Green Teacher is a magazine that helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools. Each issue contains ideas for rethinking education in light of environmental and global challenges, ready-to-use activities for various age levels, and resource reviews. GT also publishes books for teachers and conducts free online environmental education webinars.

  • Inside Education

    Inside Education develops and delivers interactive, curriculum-connected and engaging environmental and natural resources education programs for K-12. Working primarily in Alberta, but with special activities in BC and Saskatchewan, our programs include classroom learning resources, teacher professional development programs, classroom and field-based presentations and high school student learning summits.

  • Live Smart BC

    LiveSmart BC helps British Columbians make green choices that save money at home, at work and on the road. Be part of the solution. With Climate Education, a Carbon Calculator, and the provinces Action Plan.

  • Learning for a Sustainable Future

    Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) creates engaging education experiences to bring sustainability into the classroom. LSF's Resources for Rethinking Database (R4R) provides educators with access to lesson plans, worksheets, and other teaching resources that integrate environmental, social, and economic spheres through learning that is interdisciplinary and action-oriented.

  • Ontario ecoschools

    Ontario EcoSchools is an environmental education and certification program for grades K to 12 that helps school communities develop both ecological literacy and environmental practices that encourage young people to become environmentally responsible citizens and reduce the ecological footprint of their school.

  • Saskatchewan Environmental Society

    The Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) is a non-profit, charity whose mandate is to work towards a world in which all needs can be met in sustainable ways. The SES concentrates on sustainable energy and climate solutions, water protection, resource conservation, biodiversity preservation, and reduction of toxic substances. The focus is on four areas: information and education services; policy development and problem solving; creating action projects to demonstrate the viability of solutions; and supporting community groups to reach sustainability goals.

     

  • SEEDS Foundation

    The SEEDS Foundation develops and presents K to 12 educational resources and programs on society, energy and the environment. Discover and use SEEDS’ programs on climate, energy literacy, environmental GREEN Schools, leadership, and decision-making in your classroom.

  • TakingITGlobal

    TakingITGlobal provides innovative global education programs that empower youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges. Often described as a "social network for social good," this award-winning network is available in 13 languages and offers a diverse set of educational resources and action tools intended to inspire, inform, and involve. Since being founded as a charity by two young Canadians in 2000, more than 40 million people have accessed the site.

  • TREC

    TREC Education sparks innovation among Canadian youth through fun, engaging educational programs.TREC Education offers school programs about renewable energy for grades 5 to 12, the Kids' World of Energy Festival, a yearly event exploring the connection between energy and the environment, and the Green Collar Careers program that connects students with employers in the green economy.

  • UNICEF

    UNICEF Canada knows that you are working with your students to effect meaningful and lasting change, and our goal is support you as you work to inspire your students to take action. On our website, we have a variety of tools designed to support you in your work exploring climate change, including secondary resource guides, YouTube links, and a wealth of background research.

  • WildBC

    WildBC offers a variety of dynamic hands-on workshops, learning resources, and programs for educators and youth. Our professional network of WildBC facilitators provides hands-on and interactive learning opportunities that foster critical thinking, problem solving, outdoor experiences, and care for the environment.

  • Zerofootprint

    The Zerofootprint Foundation was created with the sole purpose of supporting innovative projects that move us toward a dramatically reduced global carbon footprint. The Zerofootprint Challenge encourages students around the world to take climate change into their own hands by competing to reduce their school's environmental impact.