Learn more about why it is time to shift to electric school buses and how to support this growing movement.
Learn about the health impacts of diesel-powered school buses compared to the health benefits of electric school buses.
The following resources offer current information on the impacts of diesel exhaust exposure, the benefits of electric school buses and why we need an immediate and just shift to electric.
Educators and students can be a part of the shift to electric school buses across the country. Learn how the electric school bus can be a teaching tool for the energy transition and hopeful climate action.
To view these resources and the extensive collection of Green Teacher resources, visit: greenteacher.com
Activities for Grades 3-7, including background information, relevant resources and lesson ideas related to transportation options, such as the electric school bus, that promote cleaner air.
Activities for Grades 8-12, including background information, relevant resources and lesson ideas related to transportation options, such as the electric school bus, that promote cleaner air.
Hear stories of how communities across the country are leading the charge by shifting to electric school buses. Learn about the catalysts for change, the successes, the challenges and the collaborative efforts making electric school buses a reality.
Watch PEI’s story of how they are leading the charge in transitioning their school bus fleets to electric.
Video Credit: CPCHE, PEI Public School Board
Educators will outline the importance of climate change education and the use of the electric school bus as a tool for teaching about climate change, climate action and hope.
Video Credit: CPCHE, Green Teacher, EcoSchools, GreenLearning, K-12 Educators
For Our Kids has created an informational and inspiring video highlighting the success of a BC school district who has jumped on board the transition to electric school buses.
Video Credit: For Our Kids, CPCHE, School District 61
The Conservation Council of New Brunswick and the Ecology Action Centre in Nova Scotia are actively working to promote the adoption of electric school buses in their respective regions.
Video Credit: Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Ecology Action Centre
My Electric Bus is an awareness campaign by Équiterre that seeks to inform the various stakeholders in school transportation about the electrification of their fleets.
Video Credit: Équiterre
Decisive action and collaborative efforts are needed to ensure that every child in Canada is protected from exposures to harmful diesel exhaust that jeopardizes health and exacerbates social inequities.
This Call for Action presents the child health case for making an urgent and just transition from diesel-powered to electric school bus transportation across Canada.
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