Recording Ocean with iPhone
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This fall, The Redford Center is launching , a program designed to build youth environmental leadership through interactive learning and collaborative storytelling.

is an environmental storytelling contest for middle school teachers in iPad-equipped classrooms who want to build youth environmental literacy and leadership.

bet36体育在线真的吗Young people today are really driving the climate action movement, and they’re moving the conversation in the right direction. Did you read about the Iowa caucus poll about ? Or the young conservatives to take climate action?

Redford Center believes this project invites the kind of positive ingenuity and teamwork to get more youth—and teachers and parents—excited and involved in these efforts.

Deadline for teachers to submit their student teams’ videos is 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2020. Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2020.

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Contest Theme: Reimagining Materials Production, Use and Waste

bet36体育在线真的吗This year’s contest curriculum challenges students to learn two distinct models of materials production, use and waste—The Linear Economy vs. The Circular Economy—and invites them to creatively produce a solutions-forward story.

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The Highlights:

  • For the pilot year of this program, Redford Center is inviting 6th, 7th and 8th grade teachers with iPad-equipped classrooms to sign their classes up to participate.
  • Teams of 3-4 students will collaboratively create 30-90 second video—with Apple’s free —based on this year’s contest theme: reimagining materials use, production and waste.()
  • The free Contest Curriculum, which satisfies Next Generation Science Standards, is designed as a supplement to scheduled learning in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Ecology, Economics or other established courses that touch upon environmental topics and issues.
  • All contest prizes are courtesy of , an environmental enterprise committed to ending the ocean plastic crisis; and Donors Choose Gift Cards will be given teachers with prize-winning teams.
  • First 50 to register get a $25 Donors Choose gift card!
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