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Electricity Poster

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Electricity Poster  This digital poster education kit examines Canada's most common sources of electricity as well as its generation, transmission, and distribution. Download the poster to project in your class. The accompanying teacher's guide contains activities and helpful background information. Electricity Poster PDF Electricity Teacher's Guide Curriculum Connections: Grade 4 Social Studies: Alberta - A Sense of the Land Grade 5 Social Studies: Physical Geography of Canada Grade 5 Science: Electricity and Magnetism, Mechanisms Using Electricity Grade 7 Science: Heat and Temperature Grade 9 Science: Electrical Principles and Technologies
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+ Electricity and Energy

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Electricity and Energy  | Presentation Join Inside Education educators as they explore electricity and energy in this recorded version of our popular classroom program. From wind turbines to coal-fired power plants, our electricity landscape is shaped by natural resources. Examine electricity from a Canadian perspective and learn how electricity is made, moved and connected to how we live, work and play. Time | 20 minutes Themes: electricity from natural resources, electricity generation, transmission, electrical safety, climate change, electricity use and energy conservation, efficiency and stewardship Curriculum Connections: - Grade 5 Science – Electricity and Magnetism Supporting Resources Electricity Education Stewardship: Energy, Climate and You...
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+ The Energy Around Us | Scavenger Hunt

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The Energy Around Us  | Scavenger Hunt This scavenger hunt challenges students to identify objects that consume energy in their neighbourhoods and homes, while learning ways to practice energy stewardship in their daily lives. Objective - Students identify objects that consume energy in their neighbourhoods and homes - Students learn ways to conserve energy and practice energy stewardship Materials - Student instruction sheet Time | 90 minutes GRADE 5 THESE ARE READ-ONLY DOCUMENTS.  To make your own editable version, ensure you’re signed into a Google account, then click on “File->Make a Copy” to create a personal copy to use. If you don’t have a...
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+ Oil Sands Field Trips

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Oil Sands Field Trips In this fun video series, hosts Zoe and Eric take your students on field trips to the oil sands operations in northern Alberta. Your students will learn what oil sand is, why it is important, how we get it out of the ground and how some of the challenges of extraction are being met. Available in both English and French. Get the most out of these videos by using the accompanying teachers guide complete with student worksheets, answer keys and extension activities. Oil Sands Field Trip Teacher's Guide: Grade 4-6 Oil Sands Field Trip Teacher's Guide:...
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+ Petroleum Field Trips

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Petroleum Field Trips This video series takes your students behind the scenes of oil and gas development. Your hosts unlock the mystery of how petroleum was formed, how we find it, how we get it out of the ground and what we do with it once we get it. Watch the online video series now: Petroleum Field Trips 1 - Formation and Exploration 2 - Drilling and Containment 3 - Natural Gas 4 - Conventional Oil   NEW: This video series is now available in French! Excursion en milieu petrolier 1 - Formation et exploration 2 - Forage et confinement...
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Petroleum Poster

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Petroleum Poster This digital poster education kit examines the formation, location, exploration and production of petroleum, everyday products made from petroleum, and issues related to our use of this natural resource. The accompanying teacher's guide provides background information and activities for students. Petroleum Posters PDF   Elementary  Petroleum Worksheets - Elementary   Petroleum teacher's guide - Elementary Elementary Curriculum Connections: Grade 4 Social Studies: Alberta's A Sense of the Land Grade 5 Social Studies: Physical Geography of Canada Junior High   Petroleum Worksheets - jr.high   Petroleum teacher's guide - jr.high Junior High Curriculum Connections: Grade 7 Science: Interactions and Ecosystems, Heat and Temperature, Planet...
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+ Trees and Forests

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Trees & Forest  | Presentation Join Inside Education educators as they explore trees & forests in this recorded version of our popular classroom program. This 20 minute program will discuss the types of trees in Alberta, forest regions and the social, economic and environmental values of Alberta’s forests, alongside key issues and innovations that are changing our forest landscape. Time | 20 minutes Themes: forest ecosystems, careers, climate change, sustainable forest management, forestry tools, forest products, multiple land use, traditional knowledge and stewardship Curriculum Connections: - Grade 6 Science – Trees & Forests Supporting Resources It’s Our Forest Video Series & Teachers Guide Guide...
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+ A Piece of the Land

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A Piece of the Land This activity asks students to take on the role of a land manager and consider the needs of multiple stakeholders of our forest landscapes. It is designed to be given to students to work on individually with minimal instructions. Objective - Students identify issues related to forest developments in Alberta - Students are able to consider multiple perspectives on these issues - Students consider the impacts of land management choices on the ecosystem Materials - Optional - It’s Our Forest Video Part 3: Land Use Planning - Student instruction sheet - Map file to be...
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Between the Stands

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Between the Stands This education poster kit focuses on forest ecosystems and how humans use and manage forests. This downloadable package comprises: two full-colour high-resolution poster images - a forest in its natural state and a managed forest, a guide to eight common trees in Alberta, the forest regions of Alberta and Canada, and a teacher's guide of activities for Social Studies and Science. Between the stands poster - panel 1 Between the stands poster - panel 2 Between the stands - tree guide Between the stands teacher's guide
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+ It’s Our Forest

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It's Our Forest This video series is designed to initiate discussion with your students on Alberta's forest-related issues. This resource examines forest ecology, the human values of the forest, land-use planning and the people and products of the forestry industry. The accompanying teacher’s guide offers interactive activities to get your class engaged in critical thinking, considerate action and reflective practice needed to help them understand the value of the forest from multiple perspectives. It's Our Forest teacher's Guide You can view the full video, or each part separately, online here: It's Our Forest - Full Video Part 1: The Forest...
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