This program encourages students to think about climate change adaptation and mitigation through a variety of activities. Students will develop a better understanding of the factors that contribute to climate change, and the effects of climate change on society, the economy, and the environment. They will also take on the role of exhibition designer; they will consider the choices involved in creating a museum exhibition related to climate change, and will be challenged to create content to inspire its audience and provoke thoughtful reflection.
This program is adapted from the Climate Change Adaptations lesson plans created by Let’s Talk Energy. There is an opportunity for a related group project that could be incorporated after the program.
This program is virtual via Zoom. We have implemented the following measures to ensure that our virtual programming is safe and secure:
- Waiting room to prevent uninvited guests from joining the meeting
- Controls in place to control if and when students can chat and share content
- End-to-end encryption to ensure proper security
- Recording of program is not permitted by any party
This program will cover the following curriculum-related topics and themes across a range of grade levels. The content can be adapted, based on the needs of the group.
Courses of action intended to remedy or mitigate negative impacts on the sustainability of ecosystems.
Innovations and initiatives aimed at mitigating the effect of climate change on biodiversity.
Impact of personal choices on consumption of energy and resources.
National initiatives for reducing our use of energy and resources, thereby mitigating negative impacts to the environment
Heat and the Environment
Initiatives aimed at reducing heat in urban areas, as well as the effects of rising heat on communities in the Arctic.
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Natural and human factors that influence Earth’s climate and climate change.
Climate Change Initiatives
Initiatives and technologies that attempt to address the issue of climate change.
Designing methods of communicating Canadian climate change innovations and initiatives.
Impacts of climate change on transportation in the Arctic and initiatives aimed at creating more sustainable methods of transportation.
Issues related to the distribution, availability, and development of resources in Canada.
An educator from the museum will connect with your classroom using videoconferencing software. Through your web camera and the chat feature, the educator will see and interact with the students throughout the session. See the attached document for tips and tricks for connecting with your class.
After you book your program, we will provide information about the program set up and any supplies you/your students will need to maximize your experience.
We request a maximum of 30 students or one classroom per session, in order maximize the educator’s ability to interact with your students.
Booking requests can be made through our Online Reservation Request Form.
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