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Treaty Education Resources by Three Nations Education Group Inc

This initiative in Treaty Education was spearheaded by the Three Nations Education Group Inc. to address the recommendations in education of the Federal Government’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s commitment

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School Gardens Initiative

Dig into soil and plunge into water at this year’s first School Gardens Initiative networking event! OCTOBER 5TH, 3-5PM REGISTER Dig into soil and plunge into water at this year’s first School Gardens Initiative networking event!At this online networking event,

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The Gaia Project Climate Quests

The Gaia Project is a non-profit charitable organization with the mission to empower youth to take action on climate change through education. They promote free lesson plans, videos, and websites for climate and environmental education, as well as work directly

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Earth Ed Database

Earth Ed is a valuable tool to assist teachers and other educators in locating New Brunswick-based guest speakers, field trips, and student mentors. This search identifies the resources by a number of criteria including grade level and New Brunswick curriculum

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Wabanaki Collection

A collection of resources teaching culture, history, language, and worldview of the nations making up the Wabanaki Confederacy.

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Radical Hope Syllabus

The Radical Hope syllabus serves as a resource for anyone interested in environmental issues. It provides a new way of framing and thinking about how individuals or groups might formally or informally learn about our most pressing environmental issues —

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The Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC)

The Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC) is a space for exchange and discussion that brings together a range of experts from academia and civil society to collectively map and analyse the different understandings and narratives of “Just Transition” underpinning the

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Resources for Rethinking

Resources for Rethinking connects teachers to lesson plans, books, videos, and other materials that explore the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of important issues and events unfolding in the world today. R4R resources have been reviewed by experienced classroom teachers

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Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACASA) Project

The Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions (ACASA) Project is a partnership among the provincial governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, and regional stakeholders including nonprofits, tribal governments, and industry. The Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions

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Energy Fact Book and Statistics

The purpose of the Energy Fact Book is to provide key information on energy markets in Canada in a format that is easy to consult. This edition is based on data and information available as of June 2018. This publication

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Changing the Conversation

Changing the Conversation is a civil, open source inter-generational space where Canadians can come together to join or start a conversation around issues that matter to them and their communities. They created an interactive scenario explorer that depicts likely outcomes from different development paths,

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The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

*le français suit* The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science empowers scientists and health professionals to communicate complex topics in clear, vivid, and engaging ways; leading to improved understanding by the public, media, patients, elected officials, and others outside of

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The Emotional Toll of Climate Change on Science Professionals

*le français suit* Earth scientists and communicators dealing with or studying climate change face many potential stressors. They need support and resources to maintain and improve their emotional well-being. Les scientifiques et les gens qui communiquent au sujet du changement

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Closing the Gap: Carbon Pricing for the Paris Target

This report provides an estimate of the additional carbon price that would be needed to achieve Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target in 2030 under the Paris Agreement, as well as an estimate of the corresponding impact on the Canadian

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Love Your Monsters: Essay Collection

*le français suit* Love Your Monsters is a collection of essays that delivers tough love to greens, and it also offers hope. By 2100, nearly all of us will be prosperous enough to live healthy, free, and creative lives. Despite

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The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources

*le français suit* The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is a university-based resource hub for researchers and stakeholders searching for information on climate change impacts and adaptation. The centre communicates the latest research on climate change

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Climate Change Infographics

Download these six infographics and use the downloadable activities and teachers guides. Introduce students to the main features of climate change and its effects on the environment, explore problems such as melting permafrost and ocean acidification, and encourage students to

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Climate Atlas of Canada

The Climate Atlas of Canada combines climate science, mapping, and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate change closer to home for Canadians. It is designed to inspire local, regional, and national action that will let us move from

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50+ Articles on Climate Change

Click to download this document including over 50 journal and news articles compiled by Dr. Louise Comeau to use as classroom resources and professional learning for climate change educators.

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Green Learning

GreenLearning creates free online education programs about energy, climate change, and green economy that engage and empower students to create positive change for an evolving world. This includes webinars, activities, and a searchable database.

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Routledge Sustainability Hub

An innovative knowledge centre for the global sustainability community, this Hub offers a wide range of resources on sustainability in the form of free journal articles, thematic essays, case studies, group activities, exercises, blogs, websites, and video links. Topic keywords:

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The Solutions Project

The Solutions Project accelerates the transition to 100% clean energy by championing a movement that is more inclusive, more collaborative, and more celebratory. They focus on storytelling, grant-making, and capacity building. Webinars, an interactive world map, infographics, and statistics are

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Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown compiles a list of “no regrets” solutions—actions that make sense to take regardless of their climate impact since they have intrinsic benefits to communities and economies. These initiatives improve lives, create jobs, restore the environment, enhance security, generate

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World Climate Interactive: Tools for a Thriving Future

The World Climate Simulation is a role-playing exercise of UN climate change negotiations. It is unique in that it uses an interactive computer model to rapidly analyze the results of the mock-negotiations. All the materials and tools for World Climate are available for

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Climate Action Network Canada

Climate Action Network Canada – Réseau action climat Canada (CAN-RAC Canada) is a coalition of more than 100 organizations across the country who care about how a changing climate affects people, plants, and wildlife. The website includes a large bank

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The Climate Web

This website has a huge bank of videos, files, and materials about climate change that you can browse through using the interactive web map. You can go directly to Greg Craven’s “ultimate climate change video series or this collection of

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Climate Outreach

A large collection of materials, infographics, and resources on communicating climate change through a wide range of topics, including youth, faith, science, and conservative views.

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Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy empowers individuals and their communities to engage in solutions to climate change. You can find materials to support lessons or download curriculum on this site.

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TippingPoint

TippingPoint aims to be a connector of the arts and climate science worlds. The site includes webinars, projects, and other resources.  

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Inside the Greenhouse – University of Colorado Boulder

Inside the Greenhouse works to deepen our understanding of how issues associated with climate change are/can be communicated, by creating artifacts through interactive theatre, film, fine art, performance art, television programming, and appraising as well as extracting effective methods for

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Climate Stories Project

Climate Stories Project gives a voice to the emotional and personal impacts that climate change is having on our lives and to the positive actions we are taking in response. Climate Stories Project allows people from around the world to

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Skype a Scientist (Online Live Chat)

Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world! Their goal is to give students the opportunity to get to know a “real scientist”. This program allows scientists to reach students from all over the world without having to

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA)

NOAA’s Climate.gov is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate. The News & Features is a popular-style magazine for the science-interested public covering topics in climate science, adaptation, and mitigation. Maps & Data is a

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The Sustainable Development Goals Academy

The SDG Academy creates and curates free massive open online courses and educational materials on sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals. The SDG Academy is the online education platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative

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The Climate Action Tracker

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) is an independent scientific analysis produced by three research organizations tracking climate action since 2009. They track progress towards the globally agreed aim of holding warming well below 2°C, and pursuing efforts to limit warming

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Climate Risk Institute

The Climate Risk Institute features professional learning, classroom resources, data, infographics, factsheets, webinars, and other resources. This website is based in Ontario.

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The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network

The Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Portal was launched in 2010 as a National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project for science education expertise. CLEAN’s primary effort is to steward the collection of climate and energy science educational

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Carbon Brief: Clear on Climate Change

Carbon Brief has extracted data from around 70 peer-reviewed climate studies to show how global warming is projected to affect the world and its regions. Scroll down to see how these impacts vary at different temperature levels, across a range

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. See the Library and explore the rest of the website for classroom materials and professional learning.

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Outdoor Classroom Day

This website includes outdoor lesson ideas, resources to encourage others to get involved, and guidance on making outdoor learning and play part of every day.

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Childhood By Nature

Use the “Activity Finder” for lesson plans, and the “Learning Centre” for professional development and classroom resources. This is a USA-based resource but compiles other materials internationally.

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Wildlife Watch

Lesson plans and resources for outdoor learning, gardening, and connecting with nature and wildlife. Please note this is a British website.

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Scholastic

Lessons and ideas based on Scholastic programs. Use the search bar to find climate-specific and environmental topics.

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The National Wildlife Federation

The lesson plans presented here are a sampling from the National Wildlife Federation’s collection of more than 1,000 lesson plans designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification, and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to

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National Geographic

Lesson plans and classroom resources of all subjects found in National Geographic magazine, with regular new updates. Please note this source is from the USA.

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The Natural Inquirer

Free lesson plans of all subjects, mostly science, linking to Natural Inquirer magazine. Please note this is a source from the USA.

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Kids Gardening

Creative lesson plans on everything that grows: trees, food, compost, wild plants, flowers, ecosystems, perennials, and more.

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Audubon Adventures

This site includes lesson plans about birds and biodiversity, and a wide range of online games and activities for children.

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Project Learning Tree Curriculum

Project Learning Tree offers lesson plans and activities for all ages that can be easily incorporated into existing curriculum or used in informal settings. Login is required. Please note, this is an American-based website.

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Project Learning Tree Online Coursels

This portal from Project Learning Tree has a large collection of short self-paced online coursels. Each has been designed using best practices in online learning and teacher professional development (review The 5+ Guiding Principles of Teacher Professional Development for more

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Curio by CBC

Curio.ca gives teachers and students streaming access to a large variety of educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. It is searchable by topic, format, age, region, curriculum links, and categories. The content in their climate change category is available at

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CBC Archives

A section of the CBC archives is devoted to lesson plans and assignments based on CBC news stories. This free resource is still searchable by age or category as of August 2019, but new entries are stored at Curio at

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Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers allows educators and curriculum developers to upload their own lesson plans for purchase. Several thousand results come up with the search term “climate change”.

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