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Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

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BCSPCA - 5 years ago
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Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
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BCSPCA - 5 years ago
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Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are subjected to situations beyond their control. Using animals as a bridge to discuss social justice issues can be a way to ease students into more sensitive and personal social justice issues such as racism and stereotyping. Included in this package are some outlined activities and discussion questions that should get the conversation started. These are designed to encourage students to think critically about where their beliefs and ideas come from and help them in their future discussions about issues involving people in society, as well as give them a chance to reflect on their own views on animals.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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CLIMATE CRISIS: Physical Science, Natural Variability & Anthropogenic Impacts & Mitigating Global Warming - 2020/2021 Revised & Updated Edition

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Harold Gopaul - 5 years ago
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This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
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Harold Gopaul - 5 years ago
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This text is illustrated with updated graphs, photos and cites the work of hundreds of scientists and organizations such as the IPCC, NASA, Environment Canada, Royal Society of Canada, and Natural Resources Canada, to name a few. My resource is an update on the science of climate change, extreme weather, protecting nature and biodiversity, advancing renewable energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with frequent reference to Canada and in particular British Columbia. Global impacts, mitigation and adaptation are explained throughout the text. My ten years of research cites reputable journals, national and international organizations and the media. Research covers climate change from the Arctic to the Antarctic, projection of climate change, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, El Nino/La Nina, extreme weather, renewables, the oil sands and transport of bitumen, and Canada's contribution at the UN COP meetings. This book is meant as a resource for our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded October 2020.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
projecting climate change
BC climate initiatives
Kyoto to Paris
Oil pipelines
Global warming
ocean circulation
Deniers of climate change
renewables
hydrogen and electric cars
extreme weather
pollution
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change with curriculum concepts in the Sciences and Social Studies.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2016
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Learning about Homelessness

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CASJ - 5 years ago
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"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia"…
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CASJ - 5 years ago
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"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia" is a resource guide, produced by Jennifer Hale, for teachers to use with their students to support aspects of British Columbia senior high-school courses, including Civics 11, Social Studies 11, Economics 12, Family Studies 10-12, First Nations 12, Law 12, and Social Justice 12. For more antipoverty resources, see the following link: http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=21358&libID=21348
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Poverty
Civics
Income Inequality
URLs
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Learning Standards
The lessons contained in the resource meet learning outcomes that are part of the mandated curriculum in the British Columbia Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs). The resource is also appropriate for use in other courses and grade levels, and with other youth and adult groups.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015