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  • Sustainable Development

    Bjorn Lomborg sets global priorities

    In this video, the audicence is asked, 'given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming?' Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers and disscusses the many issues...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Health, Social Justice, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Civics, Health, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Taking Action

    Burning in the Streets

    This 7-minute piece looks at a group of students from Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School who worked with Solar One’s Chris Neidl to make small-scale solar projects like lanterns and mobile charging units....

    Type:Video
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Buy Local Episode: Pigs Fly

    A video that talks about actions that youth can take to lead a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. This episode focuses on the benefits of eating local for the environment.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Recycling and Waste Management

    Carbon Footprint and Climate Change

    This video promotes recycling by showing the timely decomposition of a pop can.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Recycling and Waste Management
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Solutions

    Carl Horton on Technology Transfer Programmes

    Carl Horton, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, General Electric (GE), dicusses the technology transfer programmes they currently run, touching on the problems and incentives. He lists their requirements, emphasising the ethical...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Cary Fowler: One seed at a time, protecting the future of food

    In this video, Cary Fowler disscusses the ways in which the varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Bringing forth the idea of sustainability and stressing to his...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Biodiversity, Food and Agriculture, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Chamber.350.org

    A video that captures a transformative art piece over time. The artwork speaks to the dominance of corporate power within governance and resulting implications with respect to climate change. This resource is a great example of how...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Governance, Taking Action
    Subject:Visual Arts, Arts, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Natural Disasters

    Change for the Oceans

    This animated video highlights threats on animal life posed by climate change. Given enough time, sea life could adapt to climate change. Sadly animals evolve far too slowly. But we can change as quickly as we choose to. Small actions...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Natural Disasters
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Climate Cartoons

    A collection of animated videos that discuss a multitude of climate change related issues. A vast collection of professional animations are endorsed by Al Gore and better yet, students can join in and have their voices heard by...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Challenge Media with Mike Rosselle

    Mike Roselle, founder of Climate Ground Zero, talks about his experience in the radical environmental movement and the need for grassroots activism on climate change.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Energy Generation, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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