Resources for Grades Ten to Twelve

Below is our library of new, ready-to-use activities and lesson plans designed specifically for the Online Classroom. These resources are best suited for students in grades ten to twelve. This list will expand as the Online Classroom grows, therefore we encourage you to visit regularly to browse the latest additions. To visit our archive of existing resources, please click here

Activity

Exploration in the 21st century

Use the list of resources to see how explorer’s toolkits can include things like cameras, archaeological tools, diving equipment, rappelling gear, writing supplies, canoes and kayaks, GPS technology, and so much more!

Subjects:

Geography, exploration, mapping, geolocations

Activity

Travelling the world with a team of explorers 

With this activity, you will meet the Royal Canadian Geographical Society explorers and discover some of the breathtaking locations they have visited around the world by following a trail of clues!

Subjects:

Geography, exploration, mapping, geolocations

Activity

Exploring Earth from a distance!

A worksheet that uses the human footprint and miscellaneous categories on the Exploring Earth map. 

Subjects:

Space exploration, planet Earth, human footprint

Activity

Exploring Earth from a distance!

A worksheet that uses the cryosphere and natural disasters categories on the Exploring Earth map. 

Subjects:

Space exploration, planet Earth, cryosphere, natural disasters

Activity

My nature photo essay

An activity that can be modified for all ages that guides students through the process of identifying aspects of nature that they want to preserve and cataloging them through photography. 

Subjects:

Biodiversity, conservation, photography

Activity

Exploring Earth from a distance!

A worksheet that uses the Biomes and Bird Migrations categories on the Exploring Earth map. 

Subjects:

Space exploration, planet Earth, biomes, bird migrations

Activity

Exploring Earth from a distance!

A worksheet that uses the Landforms and Waterbodies categories on the Exploring Earth map. 

Subjects:

Space exploration, planet Earth, landforms, water

Activity

Climate change and responsible energy use

Explainer video: Managing climate change and global energy demand

Lesson plan: How much energy do I use?

Subjects:

Climate change, sustainability, energy production, energy use

Activity

Oil and gas innovation

Explainer video: Oil and gas innovation

Infographics: Crude oil and natural gas

Lesson plan: Oilsands extraction 

Subjects:

Energy production, sustainability, environmental impact 

Activity

Electricity production and innovation

Explainer video: Electricity innovation

Infographics: Hydro, wind, solar, nuclear, and tidal energy

Lesson plan: Responsible energy development 

Subjects:

Energy production, sustainability, environmental impact 

Activity

Moving energy 

Explainer video: Moving energy

Infographics: Offshore production

Lesson plan: From here to there (note: use the interactive map on the Energy IQ website as an alternative to the Giant Floor Map).

Subjects:

Energy supply and demand, movement of resources 

Activity

Global energy demand and energy production in Canada

Explainer video: Global energy demand

Infographics: Coal and Biomass

Lesson plan: Energy development in Canada

Subjects:

Energy production and transmission, natural resources

Activity

Understanding relocation using stories and photos

Explore an interactive map of stories and photographs that cover different community relocations in Canada’s past.

Subjects:

Social justice, Canada’s history, cultural identity 

Activity

The sprawling Dandora landfill

Learn about the largest landfill site in Nairobi, Kenya using 360 degree cinematography. 

Subjects:

Sustainability, Sustainable development goals, global citizenship

Activity

What in the world is a technofossil?

Use an interactive gigapixel image to learn about the ubiquity of plastics and ways to reduce plastic waste.

Subjects:

Plastics, pollution, recycling, technofossils

Activity

Cool solutions

Cities in South Asia are sizzling, with low-income residents bearing the brunt of urban heat stress. But researchers are finding ways to help them adapt.

Topics :

Urban planning, climate change, international development