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Climate Change: Awareness and Action

Education kit on climate change, activities, teacher plans, fact sheets, overhead transparencies, etc.
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Box 7558
Drayton Valley , Alberta T7A 1C4
Phone: (780) 542-6272
Fax: (780) 542-6464
E-Mail: enved@pembina.org
Website: http://www.pembina.org

Detailed Information:
The "Climate Change Awareness and Action" Education Kit is designed for use in Science, Social Studies, Environment and Geography classes at the grades 9-12 levels. The kit includes over 250 pages of classroom-ready teacher plans, student activities, fact sheets, overhead transparencies and pull-out posters. It is complete with curriculum links and a copy of the NFB's "Turning Down the Heat: the New Energy Revolution" video. With a foreword by Dr. David Suzuki and funding from the Climate Change Action Fund, Suncor Energy and support from BC Hydro, this resource is the first of it's kind in Canada to so thoroughly address the climate change issue. Topics in the kit include the Science of Climate Change (carbon cycle, greenhouse effect, air and ocean currents), Evidence and Impacts (ice core evidence, global impacts i.e. sea level rise, and national impacts i.e. biome shift), The Politics of climate change (media anaylsis, international negotiations, stakeholder roles) and Taking Action (the car, renewable energy, political involvement, lifestyle choices, community involvement). Complete information is available at the Pembina Institute Web site at www.pembina.org.

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