Wednesday, May 27, 2009

The Story of Stuff

A 20-minute video about the effects of human consumption, has become a sleeper hit in classrooms across the US. It is "a brutal assessment of how much Americans waste, and it has its detractors. But it has been embraced by teachers eager to supplement textbooks that lag behind scientific findings on climate change and pollution.... It has also won support from independent groups that advise teachers on curriculum choices. Facing the Future, a curriculum developer for schools in all 50 states, is drafting lesson plans based on the video." Read full article here.

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