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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Transformation of Waste to Compost

    Throughout these activities, students will learn about the global production of food and the importance of buying local food. Through experiential learning, students will begin to act as stewards of the environment. Through learning...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Thermal Islands

    This module discusses the growing problem associated with heat waves and air qualities in urban enviornments. After reading through the scenario and using the additional resources provided, students complete investigations to further...

    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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  • Social Justice

    Through the Eyes of a Boy / Through the Camera of a Girl

    This short film has been produced by Mery, 17, from El Salvador with the support of Plan. She documents the life of a young boy from a coffee plantation, and how it is affected by climate change. The video was first screened at the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Natural Disasters

    Toronto's Future Weather and Climate Driver Study vol 1

    Produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with SENES Consultants Limited, this 2011 study looks at the impact of global and regional climate change on the city of Toronto. The source uses several climate models in to create...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Generation, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Solutions

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario)

    Tourism and Recreation In a Changing Climate (Ontario) : A factsheet on the impacts of climate change on tourism and recreation in Ontario.

    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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  • Transportation

    Transportation to School

    Students conduct a audit of how students and teachers get to and from school. Audit data is then added to a map of the school catchment area. From this, students explore the impacts of energy used in transportation and identify active...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Taking Action, Transportation
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Sustainable Development

    Triple Bottom Line - The Economist

    A short article outlining the triple bottom line approach; taking into account people, profit and the planet.

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

    Turbulence and How to Avoid it

    Wind turbines work best when they are exposed to consistent winds moving with constant speed and direction. Turbulence (“swirling winds”) causes problems. In this lesson, students will investigate turbulence generated by...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Mathematics, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Physics, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Science and Technology

    Using a Very, Very Simple Climate Model in the Classroom

    Through a simple online model, students learn about the relationship between average global temperature and carbon dioxide emissions while predicting temperature change over the 21st Century.

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

    Vermicomposting

    This unit is composed of 5 lessons that aim to teach students the process of vermicomposting in order to practice and encourage the recycling of food waste.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Family/Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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