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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
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With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Tikho's Story: Learning about global water and sanitation issues

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CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
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Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavema…
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CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavemakers made with a young girl in Zambia named Tikho. Tikho took video and photos to document the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) issues her community is facing. Tikho is the daughter of Gladys, a nurse who works at Seeds of Hope International Partnerships (SHIP), CAWST’s WET Centre in Zambia. Students hear about WASH issues in from Tikho’s perspective. They also receive an overall message of hope, as Tikho shares the solutions implemented by her community to prevent disease caused by poor WASH. This slideshow also comes with a lesson plan, games, and action planning resources for students who want to get involved.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
youth stories
water and saniation
global awareness
URLs
https://www.cawst.org/files/wavemakers/resources/tikholessonplan/index.html#/title-slide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT9OzPRYtKc&list=PL9v91TA8WG-bZL1-oK9OXSrCOlrNr35RW&index=7
Learning Standards
Explain the connection between sanitation, safe drinking water, and health. Describe how people in a community in Zambia are improving their access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Classify good and bad practices related to hygiene, sanitation and water conservation.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015