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How One Young Explorer Is Helping Peers Become Sustainability Solution Seekers

This post was written by 2020 Young Explorer Shriya Rai. Sometimes the smallest moment can put us on a path of exploration. For me, this was researching and writing a really interesting paper called “Environmental History of India” while I was studying political science. The Indian environmental movement is reflective of Indian society at large. Social justice and sustainability are inextricably linked and reflected through … Continue reading How One Young Explorer Is Helping Peers Become Sustainability Solution Seekers

What Does a 6-Year-Old Think of Climate Change?

ENVIRONMENT A Montana first-grader has made a video about how climate change is affecting his family and community. (Nat Geo News) Listen to other “Young Voices for the Planet” with our video series about young people making a difference in the battle against climate change. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas What is climate change? … Continue reading What Does a 6-Year-Old Think of Climate Change?

Media Monday: What Can Students Do About Climate Change?

This week is Climate Week in New York City.  Many world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, are gathering at the United Nations for a summit about global warming and other issues related to climate change.  Perhaps you’re already planning to include lessons about climate change in your teaching this week as a current event connection. If not, we have some ideas to help. How can … Continue reading Media Monday: What Can Students Do About Climate Change?