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Roots & Shoots At Home Guide

With virtual teaching currently encouraged, this new guide features some of the best stay-at-home Roots & Shoots activities for educators and youth. Using information from our curriculum guides and additional online resources, this guide will help students stay engaged with Roots & Shoots while exploring Canada from the comfort of home.

Climate Change Curriculum Guide

Global climate change is one of the largest issues facing humans as a species. This curriculum guide provides information and classroom activities about the climate crisis, advice on how to help your students with climate anxiety, and inspiration from youth who are taking action to tackle climate change.

Biodiversity Guide

Our planet is filled with an incredible array of astounding species. Canada alone is home to over 140,000 species of plants, animals, insects and other microorganisms! In this biodiversity guide, your students will discover unique creatures and learn about the importance of biodiversity. Plus, find out how your classroom can take action for biodiversity with fun and engaging classroom activities!

Invasive Species Curriculum Guide

This guide focuses on invasive species that are affecting Ontario’s forests and conservation areas. Promote action by getting students engaged with these classroom activities and helpful resources.

Sustainable Food Curriculum Guide

The Sustainable Food Curriculum Guide explains how we can be more sustainable with our food choices and provides information, activities, resources and action ideas for your students.

Tool Kit for Educators

Empower your students to be leaders of change! The JGI Canada tool kit will guide you through the four steps of the Roots & Shoots program so you’re equipped to start meaningful projects with your classroom.

Community Mapping Guide

The Community Mapping Guide will show you how to explore your neighbourhood, identifying the location, needs and relationships among the plants, animals and people living there.

Protecting our Sacred Water

This guide provides information to help teachers and community program facilitators engage students and youth in action projects related to water issues.

Amazing Projects

Look no further for inspiration. Here are just a few outstanding projects from our Roots & Shoots groups.

Global Goals

Governments have a plan to save our planet…it’s our job to make sure they stick to it. The UN’s Global Goals aim to achieve three main things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. To realise these Goals everyone, regardless of their age, needs to take part.

How to Make Change Happen

As a future community leader, we have all the info you need to get you started on an awesome project that will make a difference where you live.

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