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English Research Links

These links will inform your Research Questions and Critical Thinking Questions

INT-US The history of fossil fuels and the impacts they have: Link 1 (5:39)(V) 9-12

INT- The earth is running out of fresh drinking water, and our population is growing. Link 2 (3:00)(V) 8-12

INT – We use paper all the time; we waste it just as frequently. What impact is this having on our planet? Link 3 (4:00)(V) 8-12

INT-US We need to start looking for new sources of energy. And they aren’t hard to find. Link 4 (1:43)

CAN- This provides multiple insights into the pros and cons of the processes of oil sands development and the impact on the environment:  Link 5 (5:04) (V)  8-12                                                                                                                            

INT-  Take a close look at fossil fuels and the impact they have on our environment-  Link 6  (W) 7-12

INT-US- Have you ever considered how much paper you see, touch and use throughout the course of a day? A lot, right? Here are a few reasons on why you ought to consider cutting back: Link 7  (5:37). (V) 5-12 

What are some of the social and political implications of paper production? Click here to find out: Link 8 (W) 9-12

INT-US-This animated video shows how energy is generated. It follows electricity from its natural source, through various systems and then into our homes.  Link 9 (5:18) (V)  5-12

CAN-BC- How can we be power smart? BC Hydro explains why turning off unnecessary lights is not only important for the environment, but will save you money too: Link 10 (W) 8-12

INT- Around the world, the amount of clean, drinkable water is rapidly decreasing, and there are frequent water crises and droughts that are devastating to local people and wildlife. Here are some of the facts and issues: Link 11 (W)  6-12

INT- Want to understand how our water system works in the 21st Century and some of the challenges we face? This animation discusses our challenges and solutions: Link 12 (19:41) (V) 8-12 

CAN-The combustion of fossil fuels is a major source of poisonous emissions contributing to climate change, acid rain and a range of other environmental and health concerns. Environment Canada provides the statistics on Fossil Fuels and pollutants- Link 13  (W)  6-12 

INT- What is the human right to water and does everyone have access to that right? Scroll down to the Did you Know section and learn about water consumption in developing and developed nations.  Link 14   (W) 10-12

INT- Around the world, the amount of clean, drinkable water is rapidly decreasing, and there are frequent water crises and droughts that are devastating to local people and wildlife. Here are some of the facts and issues: Link 15  (W) 6-12

  

Case Study Links:

BC -Together we can protect our beautiful forests: Link 16 (V & W) 8-12 

BC -These students know how important it is to keep projects sustainable. Check out what they created to sustain their energy reduction projects: Link 17 (V & W) 8-12

BC -Find out how fish can grow plants: Link 18 (V & W) 8-12

BC- Fernie Academy students saw paper waste as a huge issue in their school. Learn more about what they did to address it: Link 19 (V & W) 8-12