Climate Science in a Nutshell: You Can Make a Difference

This short video makes the case that rapid climate change affects the whole planet, but individuals can make a difference and make their carbon footprint smaller. Common suggestions are identified for young children to consciously consider what they can do.

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Planet Nutshell
Utah Education Network

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

This video can be used as part of a larger discussion abut energy use and carbon footprint.

Use as a motivating film to get kids thinking about ways they can make a difference in their own lives.

Following the video, have students document ways in which energy is used in their homes and what they could do in their own homes, school, and community. For example, have them make short video clips of evidence of change in their schools.