Canadian Geographic Education
  
Fostering
geographic engagement
among Canadians







Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us on Twitter!


Canadian Geographic Education News & Events

Education


Energy Use lesson plans


This fall, Canadian Geographic Education is teaching students a new lesson. As part of a three-year partnership with Shell Canada, CG Education has created Energy Use lesson plans to educate high school students about the increasingly pertinent issues surrounding energy consumption and conservation.

“I hope these lessons will help increase students’ energy consciousness so that they will be well equipped as decision-makers and consumers in the future,” says Jennifer Aung Thin, a classroom activities developer for some CG Education projects.

The lessons, which utilize resources such as Canadian Geographic’s annual environment issue, focus on a broad range of power- and resourcerelated issues. Students are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including designing an energy-efficient home, analyzing the effects that cycling has on our collective carbon footprint and simulating a task force to consider the costs and benefits of oil and gas production and consumption.

Students can also get involved by participating in the second annual Classroom Energy Diet Challenge, in which different classes compete for points by completing various energy-conscious tasks. Registration for the Challenge is now open.

To access the Energy Use lesson plans, visit www.canadiangeographic.ca/learningcentre.

— Jesse Tahirali

Share this page

Register your school to participate in this exciting annual event for students in Grades 4-10.

Besides being fun, educational and easy to administer, the Geography Challenge is a terrific opportunity for your students and your school to shine in the spotlight!

Register now!
“Students love taking part in the Geography Challenge and each year they learn more and more. Thank you for creating this great motivator for geography”



National Geographic Education Foundation

Donate to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

© 2018 Canadian Geographic Education SITEMAP  |   CONTACT  |   PRIVACY POLICY  |   FRANÇAIS