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Social Studies • Grades 9 - 12

Plastic Waste Management in Canada

Learn about plastic management and diversion in Canada and explore what our local municipalities are doing to address plastic pollution.

Social Studies • Grades 9 - 12

Circular Economy, Sustainability and Climate Action

Learn about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and explore how a circular economy for plastics aligns with the climate action goals of a country.

Science • Grades 3 - 12

Spiral Inquiry Model

GreenLearning's Spiral Inquiry gets learners excited about research and investigation. New inquiry models that encourage open-ended and learner-centred investigations are now key components in provincial curricula across Canada, and our Spiral Inquiry method is a robust model that's clear and helpful to educators and learners.

Science • Grades 9 - 12

Microplastics in the Environment Experiment

Learners will get to collect flowing water and/or sediment samples to analytically test for plastics via density separation and visual inspection.

Science • Grades 3 - 8

All About Plastics

This activity introduces learners to plastics, when they were created, and how they are used in our daily lives

Science • Grades 3 - 8

How Plastic Waste Harms the Environment

Learners will explore how plastic waste harms the environment by exploring its effects on land, water and air.

Science • Grades 3 - 8

Our Plastic Consumption Footprint

Over a term, Learners will monitor their plastic waste on a weekly basis for a term and then take actions to reduce their plastic footprint.

Science • Grades 3 - 8

Plastic Remake

Learners will explore ways in which plastic waste can be repurposed to create consumer goods. Learners will complete a make- remake activity where they will go through a design challenge to make something new out of recycled plastic.

Science • Grades 3 - 8

Plastic in Our Oceans

Learners will learn about the impacts of plastic on oceans. Learners will learn about the production of tiny plastic particles - called microplastics - and explore how these tiny plastic particles end up in our environments. Learners will learn how plastic particles harm our water bodies, especially when they enter our oceans.

Science • Grades 3 - 8

Sorting Your Waste

Learners will learn about waste management and how to sort waste correctly - learning how to identify which waste products go into their correct waste bin - i.e. recyclables, organics, garbage and so on.