Environmental Science 20


Conserve Water: Educator's Guide

Conserve Water: Educator's Guide

Project Wet

This comprehensive educators' guide provides teachers of middle school and high school students with a thorough overview of water conservation, along with background information that serves as a hydrologic primer. Past, present, and...

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Being Caribou

Being Caribou

National Film Board (film by Leanne Allison / Diana Wilson)

In this feature-length documentary, husband and wife team Karsten Heuer (wildlife biologist) and Leanne Allison (environmentalist) follow a herd of 120,000 caribou on foot across 1500 km of Arctic tundra. In following the herd's...

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Return of the Swift Fox

Return of the Swift Fox

National Film Board (film by Jy Chiperzak)

The swift fox is one of the many lost species that has suffered from the cultivation of the prairie grasslands. An innovative program has been implemented to reintroduce the swift fox into its original habitat in Alberta and Saskatchewan....

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Grasslands

Grasslands

291 Film Company (film by Ian Toews)

This documentary examines the unique natural habitat of the mixed-grass prairie through four seasons from the perspectives of the ranchers, conservationists, and aboriginal people who understand it best and live by preserving it. It...

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Crap Shoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes

Crap Shoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes

National Film Board (film by Jeff McKay)
Conservation, Waste, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Environmental Science 20

A hazardous mix of waste is flushed into the sewer every day. The billions of litres of water - combined with unknown quantities of chemicals, solvents, heavy metals, human waste and food - where does it all go? And what does it do to us? Filmed...

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Operation Water Pollution

Operation Water Pollution

Safe Drinking Water Foundation

Operation Water Pollution is designed for use in both elementary and high school classrooms. This program directly connects with science and social studies curricula and is set up as content-integrated lessons. The series of eleven...

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Operation Water Drop - Testing the Water We Drink (High School Teacher's Guide)

Operation Water Drop - Testing the Water We Drink (High School Teacher's Guide)

Safe Drinking Water Foundation

High School teachers can guide their students to work in groups and test for Alkalinity, Ammonia, Colour, Residual Chlorine, Copper, pH, Sulphate and Total Hardness, compounds, as well as an additional five analytical tests: Arsenic,...

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Water and Global Responsibility STEM unit

Water and Global Responsibility STEM unit

Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST)

This cross-curricular unit plan promotes an inquiry-based approach to global water education. This unit was created through a partnership between the University School, U of C and CAWST.

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The Giant Floor Map

The Giant Floor Map

Canadian Geographic Education

Canada’s Energy Mix Giant Floor Map helps Canadian students in grades K-12 discover where their energy comes from and how it makes it to their home. Using curriculum-linked learning activities and a trunk full of props, students...

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Energy Glossary

Energy Glossary

Canadian Geographic Education

Use this handy primer to gain an understanding of key terminology found in discussions about energy-related issues.

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Energy Mix Library

Energy Mix Library

Canadian Geographic Education

The Energy Mix Library is an invaluable education resource for information on Canada’s energy Demand, Production and Transmission, with insightful articles, videos and information from the most reliable sources. Discover the...

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Test Your Energy IQ

Test Your Energy IQ

Canadian Geographic Education

The Energy IQ interactive quizzes will test your knowledge of energy demand, production and transportation in Canada. Gauge your understanding of the issues, share your results and challenge your friends through social media. Use the...

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EnergyIQ

EnergyIQ

Canadian Geographic Education

The Energy IQ program and Energy IQ website content is researched, created and evaluated by Canadian Geographic Education. The program aims to increase energy and geographic literacy in Canada by including information about all...

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Migration Counts: A SEEDS Canadian Bird Challenge

Migration Counts: A SEEDS Canadian Bird Challenge

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

This activity is easy, fun and educational. Started in 1991, this BIRD Challenge has been designed to involve teachers, students and parents in an enjoyable springtime even to better their understanding of the bird environment.

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Energy Literacy Series

Energy Literacy Series

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

The new Energy Literacy Series is a web-based teaching program that begins with an Introduction to Energy, followed by ten modules that examine all the renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. It provides information about...

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Habitat in the Balance

Habitat in the Balance

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

Habitat in the Balance is an interactive, decision-making resource which allows students to examine issues of sustainable development in four areas - water, land, inhabitants, and air.

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Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Canadian Geographic Education

Welcome to the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Students across the country will increase their energy awareness and help improve energy literacy in Canada. Follow along as classrooms and student groups from kindergarten to Grade 12...

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Green Schools

Green Schools

SEEDS Foundation / SEEDS Connections

The GREEN Schools™ Program supports students' environmental activities and projects at school and beyond. Classes undertake projects to communicate about or to enhance the environment. Classes then log their project results...

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