Climate Change through Historical and Contemporary Art in Canada

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Learning Outcomes

GreenLearning has collaborated with Art Canada Institute to create this guide which contains 3 different learning activities from 3 different artists.

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Describe a circular economy and how it applies to water and water-based industries.
  • Demonstrate how we can practice a sustainable relationship with water.
  • Identify natural ecosystems that we can take as inspiration to build better system
  • Identify how Arctic wildlife is at risk due to climate change.
  • Give examples of the impacts of climate change on Arctic wildlife.
  • Describe some ways in which we can protect Arctic wildlife from the adverse impacts of climate change
  • Define nature-based climate solutions, including articulating how they differ from other types of climate solutions and what they aim to achieve.
  • Identify some examples of nature-based climate solutions.
  • Develop a nature-based climate solution project that aims to restore a local ecosystem.

Grade Level

  • Grade 4 Social Studies
  • Grades 4-10 Science
  • Grade 11 Oceans
  • Grade 11-12 Biology
  • Grades 11-12 Environmental Science

Length of Activity

9 hours

Materials List

  • Teacher Resource Guide
  • Materials listed in the Teacher Resource Guide
  • Internet-enabled Device

Online Lesson Format