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  • Social Justice

    Tasneem Essop Interview

    Tasneem Essop, head of the WWF delegation, elaborates on their priorities over issues of substance. She talks about adaptation and long term finance. She explains how they are tackling the transport angle, REDD+, and the overall level...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Governance, Social Justice
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Through the Eyes of a Boy / Through the Camera of a Girl

    This short film has been produced by Mery, 17, from El Salvador with the support of Plan. She documents the life of a young boy from a coffee plantation, and how it is affected by climate change. The video was first screened at the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Natural Disasters, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Tobacco Control Lesson 1.1: Chart the Effects of Smoking

    Students will estimate the amount of time they have each been exposed to second-hand smoke throughout their lives and chart the results as a class, discussing possible consequences of different levels of exposure. This activity is...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health, Social Justice
    Subject:Health
    Level:Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Tobacco Control Lesson 4.2: In His/Her Shoes

    Students will research the laws around tobacco of another part of the world and write a brief narrative from the perspecitve living in the environment created by those regulations. This activity is part of TeenNet's Virtual...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Health, Social Justice
    Subject:Health
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    Tuvalu: Islands on the Frontline of Climate Change

    With photography by Robin Hammond and produced by Panos Pictures, this multimedia piece looks at the island nation of Tuvalu, as the Tuvaluan people become some of the first environmental refugees, a direct result of man-made climate...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    United Nations Habitat: For a Better Urban Future

    UN HABITAT is part of the United Nations Human Settlement program which looks to promote environmental and social stability throughout urban areas. The site contains a plethora of current documents which proclaim the UN stance and...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Social Justice
    Subject:Science, Geography, History and Social Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Social Justice

    Visualizing inequality, envisioning a future

    This activity uses mapmaking and geography to plot the presence of the MDGs in communities, as well as visually represent development inequalities. The maps made in this lesson may be created using chart paper and markers, or using...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 6 7 8 9
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  • Social Justice

    Wake Up, Freak Out, Then Get a Grip

    A short animated film about the feedback loops likely to lead to catastrophic climate change, by Leo Murray. This resource is an incredible explanation of the severity of climate change in association with various interacting systems....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Social Justice
    Subject:Science, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Why I must speak out about climate change

    In this TED talk video top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Science and Technology, Social Justice
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Social Justice

    Women and Girls in Nepal Speak Out About Climate Change

    In 2008, women experiencing the impact of climate change in poor areas in Nepal came together to tell the story about how climate change is affecting their lives through participatory video. This film represents interviews from the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Food and Agriculture, Health, Social Justice
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
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