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In an effort to provide teachers with additional information for their lesson plans, please find below a grade-specific list of links that may be of some help.
Please note, this is an evolving list and we hope to have a complete list soon! Teachers are invited to forward suggested additions for this list to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Ernies Earth Room to Roam Videos|
These three videos on humans, other species and space are suitable for grades 6-10 and family viewing. Learn more about how human land uses are affecting species habitats, community green mapping and reducing your eco-footprint.
Science Topic Unit C: Heat and Temperature (Energy Conservation)
This US Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency Web site allows you calculate fuel mileage, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks. It provides a powerful tool to measure the emissions our vehicles produce.
Science Topic Salt and Freshwater Systems
ePals.com Classroom Exchange|
Scroll down to Healthy Wetlands. Healthy You. A Clean Water Project. This is a project your students could participate in.
This site is great for a field trip for your students. This is a great science adventure that could support your program.
Weaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society
This site offer field trips to the Weaselhead area of Calgary. Students study through activities about wetlands, water quality, biodiversity, and plant life.
Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin|
Water Watchdog is a high quality resource to teach the biological, chemical, physical and cultural factors affecting our
water. There are many activities on the site.
General Science Topic
This site provides articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education. In addition, the Web site provides educators with lessons and resources to enhance bioscience teaching.
Grades 10, 11 and 12
A compact and comprehensive collection of more than 100 charts, maps and commentaries that summarize the conditions of the world's environment both natural and human. Rigorously referenced and linked to reliable, impartial sources, it provides a holistic and integrated overview, connecting a maze of apparently disparate issues including: wealth distribution and climate change, oil supply and food production, global forests and global fisheries, toxics and soil degradation, population and bio-diversity. This resource provides a global context for regional issues.
Science Topic - Unit D: Energy Flow in Global Systems
Social Studies (draft 2007) - Perspectives on Globalization
Science Topic - Unit D: Changes in Living Systems
Social Studies - Topic B: Interdependence in the Global Environment
Social Studies - Topic B: Global Interactions