Online Education Resources SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Published June 30th, 2020


Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure explores building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation. Investing in research & design, education and the empowerment of marginalized communities can help us achieve energy-efficiency.  

The Re:Location Education Program focuses on a selection of the many communities in Canada, both historic and modern, that were forced to move due to urban redevelopment, the creation of national parks, war, economic forces, government policies or major infrastructure projects. The program provides an opportunity to incorporate storytelling as a part of a broader lesson on the history of different communities in Canada.

Have some spare paper, cardboard, tape and other craft supplies? THIS World’s Largest Lesson on Redesigning Plastic Packaging can help your child gain a deeper awareness of the systemic challenges around plastic packaging and how these might be overcome by redesign. This lesson will help students explore ways of designing waste out of the system from the beginning, as part of the circular economy.

This topic is well-suited to high school students. Learn more about sanitation infrastructure and how access to clean water changes lives. Explore water lesson plans HERE on issues including water scarcity, the effects of dirty and unsafe water and the impacts that lack of proper sanitation and hygiene can have in a community.