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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    That’s a Wrap

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This comedic episode looks at an individual taking steps toward greening their lifestyle, while being wasteful in the process.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Sustainable Development

    The Business Logic of Sustainability - TED Talk

    TED Talk by Ray Anderson entitled ‘The business logic of sustainability’. This would make a good case study for a Sustainability Education project.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Energy Generation

    The Debate - Climate Change and Children

    From droughts to flash floods, failing crops and increased disease, the earth's climate is changing. This Debate -- a regular series produced by the UNICEF's Office of Research - looks at the science, the politics, the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Energy Generation
    Subject:Environmental Studies, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    The Future of Snow and Skiing in a Warming World

    Panel discussion on the future of snow and skiinig  The panelists: Sara Renner  – Four-time Olympian and 2006 silver medalist who co-led the Canadian alpine and cross country ski team members in going carbon...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Health, Physical Education, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    The Story of Cosmetics

    The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. This seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications which everyday...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Health, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Health, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Electronics

    The Story of Electronics explores the collateral damage which high-tech electronics have caused to our environment and society —25 million tons of e-waste and counting have poisoned our world and left the public holding the bill. Host...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Civics, Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    The Story of Stuff

    The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Globalization, Natural Resources, Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Energy Use and Conservation

    Think Small Episode: Lost

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This episode depicts the popularity of large SUV’s as a threat to our climate.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social 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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  • Water Issues

    Time-Lapse Proof of Extreme Ice Loss

    Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Science, Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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