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  • Solutions

    On Thin Ice: Winter Sports and Climate Change

    On Thin Ice: Winter Sports and Climate Change: Canadians playing pond hockey on the prairies, skiing down the powdery faces of the Canadian Rockies, skating along the Rideau Canal, cross-country skiing through Quebec’s...

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

    Ontario's Climate Change Action Strategy

    Ontario's Climate Change Strategy, 2015 — is a comprehensive summary of the impacts and the challenges — by sector (such as transportation, buildings, etc.) — as well as the actions required to reduce...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics & Citizenship, Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Our Changing Climate for grades 3-6

    These five lesson plans are interdisciplinary in nature, standards-based, help students master the requisite background information on global climate change processes and how to communicate about the issue using communication...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 3 4 5 6
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  • Solutions

    Our Changing Climate for grades 6-12

    These six interdisciplinary lesson plans help students master the requisite background information on global climate change processes, the importance of the Arctic to global climate, the potential effects of global warming in the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Solutions
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Our Ecological Footprint

    In this lesson a class discussion is held on what things adversely impact or help the environment. It is explained that doing things that hurt the environment makes your ecological footprint bigger and doing things that help the...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Solutions

    Our Solar Future, The Collab-project

    Teachers collaborating to "test" and adapt Our Solar Future.   Our Solar Future is a classroom resource which helps grade 6 teachers to run a hands-on science unit on solar PV with their class.   ...

    Type:Collaborative Project
    Topic:Energy Generation, Renewable Energy, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6
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  • Solutions

    Past Peak Oil Traveling Toward Transition Animation

    This video shows Hubberts peak oil graph on transport animated. The video highlights a timeline of oil consumption and projected effects. It illustrates an increased use of renewable energy after the oil crash.

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

    Playground Politics

    A YouTube video to help students better understand the role of the International Monetary Fund, along with how countries work together toward mutual benefits.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Geography, History and Social Science, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Remediation, Resilience and Public Policy

    This lik provides information on the remediation that will have to occur in hopes of combating climate change. It also contains links to acredited publications and further research on the issues of remediation and public policy.

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

    Report on the public engagement on climate change adaptation: seeking public input

    This resource is a summary of public responses to the city of Toronto's adaptation strategy Ahead of the Storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change. A panel of six individuals (representing both the public and stakeholders)...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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