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Teacher.org Environmental Lesson Plans

teacher.org

This day and age, it seems as though more and more children are disconnected from nature. However, our future leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow's challenges. As teachers, it is important that we prepare our children for the future...

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The Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Food

Eckman

Organic food has always been viewed as the healthy option, but only in recent years has the notion become a nationwide phenomenon. In the past, organic food was somewhat of a fad and although the principles were practiced, it was by no means...

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Recycling Centre Search and Recycling Guides

Earth911

Recycling is important, but it can be complicated. What can’t go in your curbside bin? How many times can something be recycled? What about really large or dangerous items? We’ve rounded up answers to all these questions and...

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Recycling Activities for Home and School

Recycle Guide

UK households produced 30.5 million tonnes of waste in 2003/04, of which 17% was collected for recycling (source: defra.gov.uk). This figure is still quite low compared to some of our neighbouring EU countries, some recycling over 50% of...

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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainability & Recycling for Kids

The Ultimate Guide to Sustainability & Recycling for Kids

Petit Fashion

Whilst this resource is intended to provide a full overview on recycling and particularly, how children can get involved with the process, it's worth mentioning textile waste. As a fashion retailer we feel it's our responsibility to...

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Twenty Kids Videos about Sustainability

Twenty Kids Videos about Sustainability

Sustainability Hub

Sustainability Hub is the largest sustainability video archive on the web for those seeking to live more sustainably. A sustainable lifestyle is the answer to slowing global climate change and living a happier and healthier life.

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Green Living: A Family Guide to Going Green

Green Living: A Family Guide to Going Green

Scholastic Canada

There are hundreds of fun ways your kids can work together to protect the planet! Try these activities and books to help your family act green!

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Going Green Begins in the Classroom

To Become a Teacher

As any educator knows, a classroom is a powerful resource. In a strong class setting, students learn howto recognize, address and adopt the kinds of change that can positively affect their lives, communitiesand the rest of the world. As a...

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Clean Earth Warrior Program

Clean Earth Warrior Program

PV Waste Solutions

This program is focused on creating Clean Earth Warriors in schools by partnering with teachers and classrooms in Regina schools to compost organic waste (food scraps) from school lunches. In elementary school we learn about the...

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Opimahaw Creek Tour

Opimahaw Creek Tour

Wanuskawin Heritage Park

Water has always played an important role in First Nations culture, and is considered one of the Four Elements of life. The Opimihaw Creek is a wonderful model to illustrate this and as we explore we will learn how the Creek created an...

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A People's Curriculum for the Earth

A People's Curriculum for the Earth

by Bill Bigelow, Tim Swinehart

Five years in the making, A People?s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis. The book features some of...

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Nature Biokit

Nature Biokit

Environment Canada

Will you be visiting a national park or heading out to the country? Are you interested in unlocking a few of nature's mysteries during your visit? Then this activity-filled BioKit is for you! A diagnostic tool to evaluate the biodiversity...

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Biosphere Biokits Activity Guide for Educators

Biosphere Biokits Activity Guide for Educators

Environment Canada

Published by Environment Canada's Biosphere, in collaboration with its valuable partners, the BioKits serve as guides enabling participants to explore Canada?s biodiversity in a fun and interactive manner at any time of year. They are...

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iSchoolTravel calculator

iSchoolTravel calculator

iSchoolTravel

This tool can help individuals and groups measure their impacts arising from transportation to and from school. Its unique ability to balance accuracy, details, student identity safety, simplicity and fun allows easy access to...

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Active and Safe Routes to School Program Website

Active and Safe Routes to School Program Website

Green Communities Canada

Active & Safe Routes to School is a community-based initiative that promotes the use of active transportation for the daily trip to school, addressing health, physical activity, and traffic safety issues while taking action on air...

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Macroinvertebrates of the Swift Current Creek

Macroinvertebrates of the Swift Current Creek

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards

This flipbook provides a quick and general reference for various macroinvertebrates (bugs) with pictures and facts, indicating how sensitive they are to pollutants in the water.

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Invasive Plants Flipbook

Invasive Plants Flipbook

Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards

Maintaining and improving the condition of the riparian areas adjacent to the Swift Current Creek is an important part of the Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards? primary objective of improving the overall quality of water in the...

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