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  • Water Issues

    Climate Change, Children and Youth: Local Connections to Global Issues

    This guide (for grades 9 - 12) has been created to support secondary school educators in their efforts to work with youth to take action on climate change. Through the thought-provoking activities, students will have the opportunity...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Climate Change: Connections and Solutions

    This two-week curriculum unit for grades 9-12 encourages students to think critically about climate change and to collaborate to devise solutions. Students learn about climate change within a systems framework, examining...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Ecosystems, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Physics, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Coal and the Environment

    Coal Environment includes information on how the coal industry takes the environment into consideration from mine design, through extraction and reclamation. Articles focus on managing soil, limiting noise, improving efficiency,...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Science and Technology
    Subject:Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Governance

    Coal Comes to Anytown: A Public Meeting

    In this activity, students will participate in a mock public meeting to determine a site for a new energy facility in their community. The occasion for the meeting is public concern over a power company’s proposal to build a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Governance
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    Coal Videos

    A collection of videos that describe the extraction process, use and technology associated with coal. Several videos concentrate on clean coal technology and gasification.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Renewable Energy

    Comparing Light Bulbs

    Too many greenhouse gas emissions are collecting in our earth’s atmosphere and are causing our climate to change. People at any age can help by using less energy. In this exercise, students will use a light to demonstrate the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, English / Language Arts, Technology and Skilled Trades, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Cool Globes and Climate Change

    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the greenhouse effect and examine the connection between the greenhouse effect and climate change. Students will focus on identifying the causes and solutions to climate change and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Cost Effectiveness of Sustainable Building

    Over the course of two, 50-minute classes, students will become familiar with the basic concepts of sustainable building. They will learn which changes can be made to a building for the smallest upfront cost and what reaps the largest...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Crude Oil and Oil Sands

    A collection of videos that discuss oil recovery, refinery, and its prevalence and uses across Canada. Oil sands separation process and facilities are described and presented through the lens of companies invested in the oil sands.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
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  • Natural Resources

    Des chiffres sur l’essence

    Des chiffres sur l’essence fait partie d’un programme d’éducation intégré donné à l’échelle nationale par le Centre canadien d’information sur...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Natural Resources
    Subject:Mathematics, Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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