Switch to Renewable was developed to help Canadians assess their renewable energy options and understand the importance of renewable energy in Canada. Explore the website by selecting your province and learn about the energy sources in the province and percentage of electricity generated by renewables. You can also explore renewable energy with regards to homes, business, or municipalities. Learn how to reduce your energy consumption through energy efficiency, explore solar providers, and discover how viable solar is for you.
Explore biodiversity across Southern Canada and areas under threat.
Inquiry 1. What is climate change and why care? Inquiry 2. Climate change: where are we now? Inquiry 3. Monitoring change using the Climate Atlas of Canada Inquiry 4. Environmental impacts & restoration Inquiry 5. Human health: Addressing climate change makes us healthier Inquiry 6. A low carbon future: Economic transitions, risks and impacts Inquiry 7. Climate action and decolonization: Indigenous perspectives Inquiry 8. Ethical dimensions for children, youth, and livable futures Inquiry 9: Youth Agency
Melvin the Moose Murder Mystery is an online google form mystery set in 5 parts. Students must work through the different sections to learn about Melvin and his boreal forest habitat in order to eventually discover how he died. All materials can be accessed through the website.
This video is brought to you by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Observatoire. How can you tell if information is trustworthy? Which obstacles stand between us and our quest for truth? To figure it out, we must rely on our science culture and sharpen our critical thinking skills. Here’s a practical “How To” guide that will help you get informed and give you tips to avoid certain pitfalls.
Climatescience.org provides online courses, books for children, powerpoint presentations, and lesson plans! All created and vetted by experts in the field of climate change science.
Climate Solutions 101 is the world’s first major educational effort focused solely on solutions. Rather than rehashing well-known climate challenges, Project Drawdown centers game-changing climate action based on its own rigorous scientific research and analysis.
Benefits of becoming part of the Bee City Canada community:
Fabulous inspiration for Inquiry-based and STEM learning.
Connecting with other Bee City Canada Schools across Canada.
Creating an outdoor classroom.
Creation of a beautiful pollinator garden.
Mentorship of the community about pollinators and how everyone can help them.
Sharing of resources, events and activities on the beecitycanada.org website.
Increasing the celebration potential of events and programs.
A stronger connection to Nature.
Engage the entire school with an identity.
Weaving the arts into the pollinator education program.
Every year, the ZAP Program teaches more than 4,500 Grade 5 students how to live and play safe around electricity. By teaching kids about safety as part of their science program, we hope to prevent future accidents before they happen. If you are a teacher looking to book a 90-minute presentation, email the ZAP coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org