In this video series, students participate in problem-solving exercises as they explore how species interact with one another and their environment.
How do species interact on a coral reef? Dive beneath the ocean waves and explore the unique and diverse relationships found on a coral reef.
How do changes in the ecosystem effect the community? Enter a kelp forest and explore the various threads that connect species together in food webs.
How do scientists measure biodiversity? Trek through a tropical rainforest and explore the incredible diversity of species that call it home.
This month a number of partners who are in the lead on public health and climate change (including leaders like the American Public Health Association (APHA), The Climate Reality Project, Harvard Global Health Institute ) held a day-long conference on The Climate Crisis and Public Health. The meeting enabled a gathering of public health professionals, the climate community, and officials tasked with responding to local health problems, to come together for substantive working sessions and solutions. Now the full agenda and video have been posted – so you can scroll to specific subjects of interest OR watch the whole meeting. As the tagline says: “Hear from experts how the climate crisis affects public health.”
Hear from Chankook Kim (Korea National University of Education, South Korea) and Tzuchau Chang (Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan) on the implementation of urban environmental education in the Four Asian Tigers: Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Seoul.
Hear from Marc J. Stern (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA) on the importance of trust and collaborative governance and how they work in the context of urban environmental education.
Hear from David Maddox on "Advancing Urbanization". What are the challenges and opportunities present in expanding and building better cities? What are the connections between global and urban sustainability?
Hear from Hilary Inwood (University of Toronto), Joe E. Heimlich (Ohio State University), Kumara S. Ward (University of Western Sydney), and Jennifer D. Adams (Brooklyn College, City University of New York, USA) on the value of extending environmental learning through the arts in this short video.
In this short video, Mary Leou (New York University, USA) discusses cities as classrooms. What aspects of city life lend themselves to urban environmental education? Explore further through this video!