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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 & Wellbeing, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Future of Snow and Skiing in a Warming World

    Panel discussion on the future of snow and skiinig  The panelists: Sara Renner  – Four-time Olympian and 2006 silver medalist who co-led the Canadian alpine and cross country ski team members in going carbon...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health & Wellbeing, Physical Education, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    The GREENS Activity Guide

    A teacher’s or parent’s guide that offers six activities that focus on “cutting down on trash”, “recycling and reducing” and “global warming and our carbon footprint”.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Role of Clouds in Global Climate Change: The blanket vs. the umbrella

    This module provides students with resources on clouds and their role in climate change. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to further their understanding...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade:K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    The Role of CO2 - The Greenhouse Effect

    By conducting a simple experiment, students are introduced to the natural greenhouse effect of Earth’s atmosphere. A clear plastic bottle and lamp simulate the interactions between the Earth and incoming solar radiation....

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, English / Language Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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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 & Citizenship, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment -Programs & Services

    The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment website  provides data on their policies in the  "programs & services" section. Climate change is a long term shift in weather patterns. Since the...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism

    Scientific skepticism is healthy. In fact, science by its very nature is skeptical. Genuine skepticims means considering the full body of evidence before coming to a conclusion. However, when you take a close look at arguments...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    The Story of Bottled Water

    This film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces.    The film concludes with...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Electronics

    The Story of Electronics explores the collateral damage which high-tech electronics have caused to our environment and society —25 million tons of e-waste and counting have poisoned our world and left the public holding the bill. Host...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Civics & Citizenship, Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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