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‘Don’t Take Our Voices Away’: A Role Play on the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change (Lesson) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

‘Don’t Take Our Voices Away’: A Role Play on the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change

Teaching Activity. By Julie Treick O’Neill and Tim Swinehart. 16 pages. Rethinking Schools. A role play on the Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change asks students to develop a list of demands to present to the rest of the world at a climate change meeting.
Time Periods: 21st Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Native American, Pacific Islander, Science, World History/Global Studies
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Let’s Talk About Climate! Interdisciplinary Teaching Ideas

Teaching Guide. Project coordinator: Peter Crownfield. In collaboration with the Alliance for Sustainable Communities–Lehigh Valley. Teaching ideas to integrate climate and sustainability concepts in all subjects and grade levels.
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Science
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Race and Membership in American History

Teaching Guide. By Alan Stoskopf. Facing History and Ourselves. 2002. Resources for teaching about the eugenics movement in the United States.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909
Themes: Racism & Racial Identity, Science
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Students “Warrior Up” for Climate Justice

Article. By Bill Bigelow. Rethinking Schools, Fall 2018. Teaching hope instead of despair, teachers invite students to research “climate warriors,” those who “know the truth” and yet are not defeated by it.
Time Periods: 21st Century
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Native American, Science
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Dirty Business: “Clean Coal” and the Battle for Our Energy Future

Film. Produced by Peter Bull, Justin Weinstein, Alex Gibney. 2010. 88 minutes. A feature documentary that addresses the questions: Can coal be made clean? Can renewables and efficiency happen on a scale large enough to replace coal?
Time Periods: 21st Century, 2001 - Present
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Economics, Science
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The Story of Stuff Project

Film. By Annie Leonard. 2009. 21 minutes. Series of short films on environmental and economic issues that make complicated issues easy to understand for middle school to adult viewers.
Themes: Climate Justice, Environment, Science
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Linus Pauling

April 29, 1962: Paulings Protest Nuclear Testing

Nobel Prize-winner Linus Pauling and Ava Helen Pauling joined a march in front of the White House to protest the resumption of U.S. atmospheric nuclear testing.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Environment, Science
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