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Title

Chain of Life

Age
15-17
Grade(s)
10-12
School Program
Language Arts
Healthy Living
Social Responsibility
Workshop
Teacher's Guide
Curricula
Civics
Video
Educational Program
Description
Chain of Life is a comprehensive school-based ESL and English Language Arts program with a mission to educate youth ages 15–17 about organ and tissue donation. Developed in the province of Quebec, Chain of Life may be suitable for adapting in other jurisdictions.
Title

Transplant Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Story
Description
For teachers and students in Newfoundland and Labrador: Three transplant recipient stories to complement your classroom activities and lesson plan on organ donation and transplantation. 
Title

The Orgamites - It's What's Inside That Counts

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Educational Program
School Program
Toolkit
Teacher's Guide
Parent Guide
Video
Miscellaneous
Science
Social Responsibility
Lesson Plan
Healthy Living
Description
The Orgamites is a global program for 6- to 11-year-olds Through the inspired use of creative tools, toys and tech, we hope to empower grown-ups to talk to their kids, and kids to talk to their grown-ups, about organ donation and healthy living.
Title

Video: How Organ Donation Works

Age
14-18
Grade(s)
8-12
Video
Description
Organ donation is an incredible gift. A number of things have to happen in sequence and in a really specific way for a person to become an organ donor.
Watch this video to learn how organ donation works in Canada.
Title

Green Shirt Day - School events and activities

Age
5-18
Grade(s)
K-12
Event
Presentation
Miscellaneous
Activity
Lesson Plan
Toolkit
Description
Green Shirt Day is an opportunity to generate class discussions on organ donation, inspire action from students, and participate in a meaningful cross-Canada initiative. Learn about how you can spark a movement at your school on Green Shirt Day.
Title

Let's Get Mighty Healthy - An Orgamites Teacher Toolbox

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Toolkit
Lesson Plan
School Program
Educational Program
Healthy Living
Presentation
Activity
Teacher's Guide
Parent Guide
Description
Teacher Toolkit #2 from The Orgamites' Collection: This educational toolkit has been created to encourage kids to look after their health by bringing the 5 most important pillars of health to vivid, vibrant life. Along the way, kids will learn how the health of their organs affects their overall health, and they’ll also be made aware of the concepts of organ transplantation and donation.
Title

Poster: Do you know where the Orgamites go?

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Poster
Infographic
Science
Miscellaneous
Description
An Orgamites poster showing where each of our organs are located in the body.
Title

Meet Your Mighty Organs - An Orgamites Teacher Toolbox

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Toolkit
Lesson Plan
Miscellaneous
Educational Program
School Program
Games
Presentation
Parent Guide
Teacher's Guide
Description
The mighty Orgamites are a team of nine life-saving organs (led by Captain Marrow) found in every one of us. They’re known as the mighty organs because they represent the most-donated parts of the body. Teacher Toolkit #1 has been developed to help students (K-5) gain basic knowledge and understanding of their organs and what they do inside their bodies and introduces the basic concepts of organ donation and transplantation.
Title

How to talk about organ donation with kids

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Parent Guide
Description
A parent's guide to having the organ donation talk with their kids.
Title

The Mighty Kind Movement: An Orgamites Teacher Toolbox

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Toolkit
Lesson Plan
Teacher's Guide
Parent Guide
Activity
Social Responsibility
Educational Program
Description
Teacher Toolkit #3 from the Orgamites' collection, this educational toolkit has been created to encourage and inspire kids to take better care of one another and the environment too. As part of the ‘Mighty Kind Movement’ — over the course of 5 short lessons, your students will learn all about recycling, upcycling, lifecycling and how to not just do kind things, but be kinder people too.
Title

Video: The Orgamites' Five Healthy Tips

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Video
Healthy Living
Description
In this charming animated video, the Orgamites introduce five mighty simple ways to ensure kids stay mighty healthy. This video complements the Orgamites' Teacher Toolkit #2 - Let's Get Mighty Healthy.
Title

Video: Meet the Orgamites

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Video
Miscellaneous
Description
The Orgamites are a colourful team of animated organs that represent the most-donated parts of the body, designed to speak to children 6-11 years old.
Title

Video: The Orgamites - Superheroes Inside

Age
6-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Video
Social Responsibility
Description
Captain Marrow and the Orgamites explain who the real Superheroes are — Organ Donors! While reminding viewers about power of their "Mighty Organs" using concepts of recycling, upcycling and lifecycling. Superheroes Inside is a great complement to Teacher Toolkit #3 - The Mighty Kind Movement.
Title

Video: Learning to Save Lives - Organs and Tissues

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Video
Description
A 90-second video describing the basics on organ and tissue donation, types of donors, organs and tissues that can be donated.
Title

Book Series: Howl the Owl

Age
5-11
Grade(s)
K-5
Book
Description
A children's book series by US author and living kidney donor, Brenda E. Cortez. In the Howl the Owl Organ Donation Series, Howl learns firsthand about helping others as he is given the gift of life.
Title

Book: Heart Sister

Age
12+
Grade(s)
6-12
Book
Language Arts
Description
Heart Sister is young adult fiction novel written by Michael J. Stewart and published by Orca Book Publishers in September 2020. The story covers the themes of organ donation, loss and grief. A teacher's guide is an important accompaniment to this novel as it clarifies the facts versus fiction in the context of this story.
Title

Video: One Life... Many Gifts

Age
14-18
Grade(s)
8-12
Video
Science
Description
In addition to the curriculum booklets, One Life...Many Gifts offers an accompanying video that shows the emotional journeys of several of the individuals and families who are profiled within.

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