Lesson Plans

Clothing4Climate is a project-based learning unit that empowers students to learn about where their clothing comes from and make a difference through their choices.

The Canadian Network for Ocean Education provides toolkits for all Grade levels in a variety of subject areas featuring hands on activities and videos. Another resource is Ocean Education Wednesday for Junior High/High School, which provides ready-made slide decks every week as a PDF download, SMARTnotebook file, or Powerpoint presentation.

These flashcards provide easy to follow one-pager activities for different seasons. 

Inside Education offers free environmental & natural resource education in the form of grants, lesson plans, activities, videos, teacher guides, toolkits, classroom and field programs, youth summits, and professional development for all grade levels in a huge variety of topics and subject areas!

Students of all ages will become engaged in Eco-Games in their schoolyards. They involve scavenger hunts, secret codes, ecological literacy and sparks for further inquiry and action. There are 15 Eco-Games available for FREE download. Watch the youtube videos to learn how to set up the Eco-Games. 

Childhood By Nature's Mini Guide to Winter Nature provides images and information about the adaptations that animals have to survive in winter. The booklet also contains activities for students, such as identifying local birds. 

The Bateman Foundation provides lesson plans and videos about nature sketching. 

Lesson plans are also available in French. 

Engage your students in Canadian Geographic Education's newest resource called Original Place Names in Arctic Lands. Check out this Story Map and accompanying learning activity that focuses on Canada's North and Inuit culture by exploring original place names. 

The next Story Map is Learning from the Land, which highlights some examples of how various Indigenous communities across Turtle Island are connected to the land in the different seasons.

This toolbox for climate education can be used in a variety of high school courses and university courses. The suite of resources includes assignments, discussion questions and prompts, and Ted Talk videos that pair well with the materials.

Resources for working with climate emotions includes online groups/networks, stories, gatherings, newsletters, and more!

The Climate Generation resource library provides climate literacy materials and climate action tools for audiences of all ages, including lesson plans, toolkits, and action projects.