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Exploring the Nature of Our Changing Climate with WildED
(Grade 5 to 8)

 

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Exploring the Nature of Our Changing Climate with WildED - Pre-Program and Post-Program Resources


WildED Climate Primer Slideshow

A fun and informative 20 minute slideshow that covers key terms, definitions and some of the science behind climate change. This slideshow is essential viewing and is a pre-program requirement for all classes registered for WildED's Exploring the Nature of Our Changing Climate Outdoor Classroom Program. As a stand-alone resource, it provides a basic introduction to the topic of climate change.

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Ecosystems

(Power Point Show, 25.8 MB)


The Big 7 - Straight-up Answers to 7 Big Questions about Climate Change

We answer some of the most-asked questions asked about Climate Change: What's the difference between climate change and global warming? But it snowed so much this year! I thought it was supposed to be getting hotter? Why all the fuss?
So there is hope that we can solve this? Won't dealing with climate change cost a lot of money and isn't it more important to worry about the economy right now? Is it true that some scientists say it's not really happening or that it's just a natural thing? I'm a bit confused about climate change verses the ozone hole - what's the deal?

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Critical Thinking, Controversial Issues

(PDF Document, 164 KB)


Get Carbon Smart!

Students choose from a list of 15 small steps that enable big changes in an effort to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon footprint through daily choices. Student actions are compiled on the included CarbonSmart Action Tracker to celebrate efforts and spur others on.

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Human Impacts

(PDF Document, 296 KB)


CarbonSmart Calculator

A great add-on to Get CarbonSmart, as well as a useful standalone tool - this simple calculator allows student to rate their personal carbon output and identify ways to shrink their carbon footprint.

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Human Impacts, Controversial Issues

(PDF Document, 246 KB)


Climate Changing Choices

A visual representation of the impact of our choices on the planet's climate. This activity provides a great lead in and follow-up to a WildED Explores the Nature of Our Changing Climate program. A great way to keep track of your class's learning and share it with others in the school.

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Ecosystems, Human Impacts

(PDF Document, 160 KB)


Dear Student

A letter writing process that gives students the opportunity to put themselves "in the shoes" of a species affected by climate change. It encourages students to generate effective and realistically achievable actions that they can undertake to help reduce the effects of climate change.

Curriculum Links: British Columbia and Yukon

Keywords: Science and Social Studies, Sustainability, Resources, Environment, Ecosystems

(PDF Document, 232 KB)


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