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Earth Hour

March 26, 2016 8:30 – 9:30pm

Earth Hour asks Canadians to join people in 150 other countries who turn off their lights to conserve energy and inspire action on climate change. Take part at school by organizing in-the-dark games and activities and by asking custodial staff to turn off the lights in school buildings on weekends.

Other Resources

Climate and Energy

Access helpful backgrounders on the impact of climate change from WWF scientists.

Green Learning

The Pembina Foundation offers an array of lessons, activities and background information on energy and environmental issues of the day.

Eco Kids

Discover a host of climate change games and activities suitable for students in primary to intermediate grades.

Switch’em Off!

This online game challenges players to switch off coal-fired power plants in order to slow down climate change and stop pollution.

Reading Passage and Curriculum Connections

This reading deals with the issues surrounding the proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipeline. Glossary included.

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This reading deals with the issues surrounding the proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipeline. Glossary included.

Discover how Mackenzie Valley lessons are linked to the curriculum in Canada's 13 provinces and territories.

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Discover how Mackenzie Valley lessons are linked to the curriculum in Canada's 13 provinces and territories.