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+ Energy Dialogues

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Energy Dialogues is a web-based resource that explores current energy topics using an inquiry-based approach. The Energy Dialogues interactive site allows students to view a series of videos that explore topics such as wind energy and hydraulic fracturing. They will hear first about the science and then about the related multiple perspectives. The series culminates with a round-table discussion and guiding questions that encourage critical thinking and analysis of current environmental and natural resource issues. Check out Energy Dialogues here A teacher's information link on the site provides background information and extension activities that will help you make the most...
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+ Energy Efficiency and Conservation

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation This activity involves utilizing an online tool (myheat.ca) to determine the degree of heat loss from homes in various communities. Students will then conduct their own home energy audit to evaluate the degree of energy efficiency in their own homes as well as take stock of their individual conservation behaviors. Objective - Students will identify energy efficiency technologies in their homes and opportunities for improvement - Students will consider their own energy conservation behaviors and broader implications on Alberta’s natural resource industry Materials - Student instruction sheet - Access to myheat.ca web page Time | 2 hours...
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+ Evaluating Energy Resources

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Evaluating Energy Resources This activity asks students to examine Canada’s energy resources in depth, by asking them to identify advantages and challenges as well as new and emerging innovations and technologies associated with the resources. The activity runs as a self-directed research activity. Objective -Students will investigate the natural resources used in energy generation in Canada -Students will evaluate the advantages and challenges associated with Canada’s energy resources -Students will learn about new innovations and technologies associated with energy resources Materials -Attached student worksheet -Access to internet Time | 60 minutes Senior High THESE ARE READ-ONLY DOCUMENTS.  To make your own editable...
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+ Experience the Energy

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Experience the Energy This activity uses 360° video technology to teach students about the natural resource industry and associated technologies in Northern Alberta. It is designed to be given to students to work on individually with minimal instructions. Students will need to access the Experience the Energy videos as well as the internet to do their own research, since most answers will not be found directly in the videos. Students will work through the worksheet or online quiz below to answer questions.  Objective - Students will investigate the oil and gas industry in Alberta through a series of 360° videos....
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+ Our Energy Future

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Our Energy Future This activity asks students to consider the natural resources that Alberta and Canada use for electricity generation. It challenges them to think about the social, economic and environmental factors that determine which natural resources each province and territory use for electricity. It is designed to be given to students to work on individually with minimal instructions. Objective - Students will investigate the natural resources used in Alberta and Canada for electricity generation. - Students will explore the reasons why provinces/territories use certain resources more than others, considering factors such as population size, accessibility and environmental concerns. Materials...
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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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+ Current Forest Issues

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Current Forest Issues This series of five short readers contain real-life case studies and discussion questions related to Alberta's forests: climate change, forest changes, forest careers, forest management and forest economics. Current Forest Issue: Intro Forest Economics Forest Management Forests & Climate Change Forest Careers Forest Changes CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS Grade 6 Science: Trees and Forests Grade 7 Science: Interactions and Ecosystems, Plants for Food and Fibre Grade 9 Science: Biological Diversity Grade 9 Social Studies: Canada: Opportunities and Challenges High School CTS: Forestry, Wildlife, Natural Resources, Biology 20/30
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+ Carbon in your Community Forest

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Carbon in your Community Forest This activity asks students to go outside and measure some trees in their community. Students use measurements to come up with a rough estimate of the carbon that is stored within these trees. They will also explore how the amount of carbon stored in trees relates to the amount of carbon emitted by day-to-day activities and the co-benefits of urban forests. Objective - Students will take measurements of trees to estimate the amount of CO2 stored - Students will recognize the role that trees play in carbon sequestration - Students will understand the relationship between...
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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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+ Guide to Common Native Trees & Shrubs of Alberta

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Guide to Common Native Trees & Shrubs of Alberta Full-page descriptions and colour photos of a variety of common species are included in this field guide. Easy identification is ensured with the dichotomous key and glossary. GUIDE TO THE COMMON NATIVE TREES & SHRUBS OF ALBERTA booklet pdf dichotomous key - Google slides dichotomous key - notebook dichotomous key - powerpoint Alberta teacher Katy Rogal developed an interactive version of the dichotomous key in PowerPoint and in Notebook for SMART Boards. Check it out! $7.50 per copy Order now  (cost recovery only!) Shipping included, and takes approximately 1 month from order date....
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