Keep Cool program in Waterloo Region!

Inspire climate action with the Keep Cool teaching resource

Trusted by teachers and kids for 10+ years in 400+ cities

Exciting and fun arts and game-based activities

Supports science, arts, language and social studies for Gr. 2-6

Supports Ontario Expectations

Science & Tech

The Arts


Social Studies

Plug & Play! Minimal Prep!

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Set Up Projector  

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How It Works

6 weekly pre-planned modules, at your own pace

Led by a website projected at the front of the class

Students do fun and engaging activities for points

Module at-a-glance (approx.60-75mins)

  • 10 Minute Prep
  • Video-Led
  • Team Activities
  • Game Shows
  • Music
  • Missions

What Teachers Say

  • "My students were engaged and BEGGED for "Planet Protector" time. They couldn't wait to do their missions!"


    Amanda F., Windsor, ON

  • "The Academy is fantastic... students are fully engaged and ask for it every day so, thank-you!"


    Melissa Mackie, Durham, ON

  • "Generated excellent questions and made the curriculum more 'real world' for the students."


    Chris McPhie, Guelph, ON


The Keep Cool resource inspires students to become climate action superheroes and change their families’ energy and transportation habits!

Modules Overview

Module 1 -

The Climate Conundrum

The adventure begins! Students become Apprentice Planet Protectors and play the Game Show to discover the differences between weather, climate and climate change. Drawing activity about changing seasons.

Module 2 -

Operation Darkroom

What’s the buzz about energy & electricity? Game show, drawing activity and writing raps about power systems. Apprentices receive Mission 1: switching off lights!

Module 3 -

Operation Shower Power

How do we use energy to heat water? Learn about heat, hot water and the hot water system, draw a poster and get Mission 2: taking shorter showers

Module 4 -

Operation Keep Car Cool

How do people waste energy by the way they drive? Draw & rate different types of transportation, watch a music video, and get Mission 3: stop your family from idling.

Module 5 -

Operation Go Car Free

Why go car free? Brainstorm barriers and solutions for kids walking to school, do a theatre skit on active transportation and get Mission 4: as a family, drive less.

Module 6 -

Keep Cool

Program wrap-up! Apprentices report on their last mission and receive individual & team certificates. Celebrate helping protect the planet!

Messages from Mother Earth

Indigenous perspectives on climate action

Each week, our young Cree superhero highlights Indigenous-led environmental projects around the world, showing how Indigenous cultural practices and wisdom hold solutions for our climate crisis.

Created in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous artists, elders and culture keepers.

Inspires Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

Promotes 21st Century Learning

Facilitates interdisciplinary learning

combining arts, language, science and social studies curriculum

Develops the 4C's

incl. communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity

Connects learning to the real world

through fun at-home missions to lead change in families

Meets diverse learning needs

with engaging, arts-based group activities

Helps bring tech into the classroom

in an easy plug & play format, no special equipment needed!


Fully funded for Waterloo Region teachers!

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