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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

One Life... Many Gifts

Age
15-18
Grade(s)
10-12
Curricula
Educational Program
Lesson Plan
Language Arts
Science
Civics
Social Responsibility
Biology
Miscellaneous
School Program
Teacher's Guide
Description
One Life...Many Gifts is a curriculum resource to educate senior secondary school students about the vital importance of organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Though developed in Ontario, these materials may be suitable for use in other regions.
Title

International Teaching Resources

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Toolkit
Educational Program
Teacher's Guide
Science
Miscellaneous
Curricula
Description
A round up of teaching resources from around the world focused on donation and transplantations with cross-curricular links to science, health, language arts, ethics, civics and social responsibility.
Title

World Kidney Day - School Kit (Age 12-16)

Age
12-16
Grade(s)
6-12
Toolkit
Event
Healthy Living
Description
World Kidney Day, held in March, is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. Here you can find an educational Power Point presentation tailored to school children from the age of 12 to 16. This presentation includes information about kidneys, how they work and how to keep them healthy.
Title

Life is a Gift - Grade 11 Biology Curriculum

Age
15-17
Grade(s)
11
School Program
Science
Curricula
Educational Program
Teacher's Guide
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Speakers
Description
Life is a Gift is a Grade 11 biology resource for organ donation and transplantation developed by the Transplant Manitoba - Gift of Life Program and Manitoba Education.
Title

Grade 8 Lesson Plan on Organ Donation

Age
12-14
Grade(s)
8
Lesson Plan
Teacher's Guide
Curricula
Description
Developed in BC by the BC Ministry of Education, this lesson plan for Grade 8 Students explores the topic of organ donation through discussion, news and social media, and stories within the community. Students will have the opportunity to connect their exploration with their own thoughtful opinions and reflect on their discoveries in connection with the inquiry questions.
Title

Saskatchewan Transplant Stories

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Story
Presentation
Speakers
Description
A collection of transplant stories for students in Saskatchewan to complement an organ and tissue donation lesson plan or in class presentation.
Title

Organ and Tissue Donation in Nova Scotia

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Story
Miscellaneous
Video
Description
In 2021, Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in North America to adopt a deemed consent model for organ donation. This resource page compiles links to transplant and donation stories and information specific to Nova Scotia. Include local stories in your lesson plan on organ donation and transplantation or bring the concept of deemed consent into your classroom discussions.
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

Transplant Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Story
Description
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

Donation & Transplant Stories - PEI

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Story
Speakers
Video
Description
For teachers and students in PEI. Information and stories about donors and transplant recipients in PEI. Use this information to complement your lesson plan with local context.
Title

Connecting D.O.T.S

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Educational Program
Lesson Plan
Science
Activity
Teacher's Guide
Description
Connecting DOTS | Donation & Organ Transplantation for Schools is an online platform dedicated to educating schoolchildren on donation and organ transplantation. It provides information for teachers, students and their families and is based on a program first developed in the Netherlands.
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

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

Lifesaving organs and tissues that can be donated

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Poster
Infographic
Miscellaneous
Science
Biology
Description
Find out which are the organs and tissues that are most often donated to patients in need of transplant.
Title

Let's Talk Science - Organ Transplantation Backgrounder

Age
11-18
Grade(s)
6-12
Science
Miscellaneous
Infographic
Healthy Living
Biology
Description
Learn about organ transplantation - what it is, how it can save lives, how your immune system responds, and how the matching process works.
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.

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