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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

    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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  • Water Issues

    Water Stewardship – From Source to Sea

    This presentation will identify elements of water literacy through a stewardship study with grades 4/5 school students. While drawing from a specific school project, it will identify elements that can be transferred to other...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Water Issues

    Water Will Be Here

    Inspired by issues relating to climate change, Water Will Be Here imagines what it might feel like if sea levels rose to the point where parts of New York City found themselves underwater. This site-specific video installation uses...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Visual Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Human Rights

    Wend Wendland on Traditional Knowledge

    Wend Wendland, World Intellectual Property Organization, delves into the issues of traditional knowledge, looking at where the rights lie, and the treaties emerging to protect them. View video here

    Type:Video
    Topic:Environment, Human Rights
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    What is Global Warming?

    A brief and informative description of Climate Change by 14 year old Alec Loorz. Loorz discusses the impacts of fossil fuels, our society’s dependence on them and resulting consequences.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Energy Use and Conservation, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Why Solar?

    This video discusses the benefits of solar power and renewable energy. Tor Allen of Solar Schoolhouse [Rahus Institute] explores these topics with an introduction to the Solar Schoolhouse Primer.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Wind Energy

    A series of videos that discuss wind turbine structures, the conversion of wind energy into electricity, and various forms of wind energy generation.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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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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  • Taking Action

    WWF Knock-on Effects

    Wyld Stallyons were approached by design agency, Bostock and Pollitt, to create an animation with the aim of encouraging people to become activists. With concerns about climate change at a more acute point than ever before, The World...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
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