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Waste-Conscious Limerick

Waste-Conscious Limerick

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council
Conservation, Waste, Grade 5

This lesson plan invites students to create waste reduction themed limericks that Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council would be willing to post on their website.

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Waste Reduction Week Information

Waste Reduction Week Information

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

This website provides a number of ideas on ways to participate as a school, household and community in the national waste reduction week during October of each year.

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Fresh Water Quality Monitoring & Surveillance

Fresh Water Quality Monitoring & Surveillance

Environment Canada
Conservation, Waste, Water, Grade 8, Environmental Science 20

The Fresh Water Quality Monitoring & Surveillance Division focuses on regular monitoring, surveillance and reporting on fresh water quality, and aquatic ecosystem status and trends.

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Water Resources

Water Resources

Environment Canada
Conservation, Waste, Water, Grade 8, Environmental Science 20

Learn more about Environment Canada's role in water management, and how the Department is helping to ensure that our water resources are used wisely, both economically and ecologically.

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Sustainable Schools: Best Practice Guide

Sustainable Schools: Best Practice Guide

BC Ministry of Education
Appreciation of Nature, Conservation, Energy, Waste, Water, Post Secondary Research, Teacher PD

The Sustainable Schools Best Practices Guide (2010) has been developed to help schools implement actions that support reduction of greenhouse gases and encourage the wise use of resources. It is intended to promote behavioural change...

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Good Garbage vs. Bad Garbage

Good Garbage vs. Bad Garbage

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. In this Kindergarten lesson, students will be challenged to help clean up the area of the schoolyard they play in, demonstrate...

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Garbage vs. Recycling

Garbage vs. Recycling

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. It is easy to learn how recycling works and how each student can help. What is the blue box program? Start a campaign for...

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Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Instructor Guide

Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Instructor Guide

Trout Unlimited Canada

In this unit, you will see how some chemicals, appearing as nutrients, are actually helpful to sustaining life. While other chemicals, often found in the form of pollution, can be harmful to our health. You will determine the...

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Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Student Activity Booklet

Freshwater Conservation: An Environmental Chemistry Unit Student Activity Booklet

Trout Unlimited Canada

In this unit, you will see how some chemicals, appearing as nutrients, are actually helpful to sustaining life. While other chemicals, often found in the form of pollution, can be harmful to our health. You will determine the...

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Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed

Eleven of the Saskatchewan watersheds have collaborated to provide educational materials for the new Saskatchewan Science 20 Curriculum being implemented in the fall of 2015.  These materials will promote awareness of the...

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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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RAIN Community Solutions

RAIN Community Solutions

Green Communities Canada

RAIN Community Solutions is community engagement service designed and delivered by Green Communities Canada and its members across Canada. Our service builds community support and participation in stormwater innovations that...

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Oily Problem

Oily Problem

Council for Environmental Education

This lesson plan encourages participants to learn why birds’ feathers must stay clean and well-conditioned and discover how oil in water can hurt birds.

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Project Wild

Project Wild

Canadian Wildlife Foundation, SaskOutdoors

Teachers, parents, and students praise this classic K-12 environmental education program used internationally. Project WILD instructors have taught thousands of Canadian students from kindergarten through high school — and...

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WormWatch

WormWatch

Nature Canada

WormWatch is a science-based education program that makes learning about the soil ecosystem fun. It is a part of NatureWatch, a national volunteer monitoring program used to identify ecological changes that may be affecting our...

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Of Land & Living Skies

Of Land & Living Skies

SaskOutdoors

Of Land & Living Skies is a community journal where theory and practice merge, becoming a space for dialogue within the fields of environmental and sustainability education, and focusing on research, policy, and community...

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Canadian Wildlife Foundation Website

Canadian Wildlife Foundation Website

Canadian Wildlife Foundation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation's mission is to conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for the use and enjoyment of all. There are many lesson plans and resources available to teachers on this...

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Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website

Regina Public Schools

The Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools Website provides many lesson plans, field trip ideas and outdoor education resources for all schools, but their specific field trips are only offered to Regina Public Schools.

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