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Grade 6-8

Looking for awesome resources to empower your students to take action on climate change? These free learning resources from The Gaia Project focus on the Global Competencies, Sustainable Development Goals and the New Brunswick curriculum. There is something for everyone! To request resources in French, click here.

Project-Based Learning

Work with a Gaia team member to take on a climate action project with your students!

Energy Escape

This imaginative and multifaceted program models an escape room in which students will work together to reveal the combination to unlock a box of essential items.

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Sustainability in Action

Empower your students by investigating your school's ecological footprint! Sustainability in Action is a hands-on inquiry-based program in which students take action on a sustainability issues at school. Gaia will work with you and your students in-person and virtually to take climate action together! (Limited Availability)

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Energy Detectives

Take a deep dive into our human interactions with energy! Students become Energy Detectives as they investigate the use of electricity around them and work to reduce their school's energy footprint! (Limited Availability)

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Do It Yourself Resources

We have created the lesson plan, now bring it to life in your classroom!

50 Climate Actions At Home

Are you a student learning from home or a teacher doing online education? Use this interactive poster to help make students’ home more sustainable and introduce important eco-conscious behaviour to their family. This downloadable poster is free and comes with suggested activities, videos and important information to take climate action today!

Electrify Your Ride

Introduce your students to a more sustainable and electrified world of transportation with our Electrify Your Ride program. This session led by the teacher comes with all required support materials to help the class learn about sustainable and electric transportation. The class leaves the program with a new knowledge of electric vehicles and how the electrification of our transportation systems can play an important role in New Brunswick’s future.

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50 Classroom Climate Actions Scratch Poster

Take on Sustainable Development Goal #13 Climate Action in a way that interests you and your students! Use this interactive scratch-as-you-go poster to make your classroom more sustainable and introduce important eco-conscious behaviour to your students. This poster is free and will be mailed to you! It can even be used more than once!

Important: The printed version of this poster is currently only available to New Brunswick schools. A printable version will be sent via email to requests outside of the province along with instructions to make the scratchable paint that can be applied over the different actions to be revealed on the poster.

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EcoSchools Canada

An EcoSchools certification represents environmental excellence for kindergarten through grade 12 schools in Canada. Participation in this FREE program allows students, teachers, school administrators, custodians, and parents to get a clear picture of their current environmental practices and take action to reduce their environmental footprint. Register your school for the EcoSchools Certification Program!

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