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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.
      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.

    • Resource Types: Teaching Activities (Free) | Time Periods: 2001 - Present, 21st Century | Themes: Environment & Food, Native American, Pacific Islander, Science, World History/Global Studies | Reading Levels: High School
    • Race and Membership in American History

    • Teaching Guide. By Alan Stoskopf. Facing History and Ourselves. 2002. 371 pages.
      Resources for teaching about the eugenics movement in the United States.

    • Resource Types: Teaching Guides | Time Periods: Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, 20th Century | Themes: Racism & Racial Identity, Science | Reading Levels: High School
    • A People's History of Science: Miners, Midwives, and "Low Mechanicks"

    • Book – Non-fiction. By Clifford D. Conner. 2005. 554 pages.
      New look at history of science, highlights hunter-gatherers, farmers, sailors, miners, blacksmiths, and more.

    • Resource Types: Books: Non-Fiction | Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, 20th Century | Themes: Science, Slavery | Reading Levels: Adult, High School
    • 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?

    • Resource Types: Films | Time Periods: 2001 - Present, 21st Century | Themes: Economics, Environment & Food, Science | Reading Levels: High School
    • The Story of Stuff Project

    • Website.
      Series of short films on environmental and economic issues that make complicated issues easy to understand for middle school to adult viewers.

    • Resource Types: Websites | Themes: Environment & Food, Science | Reading Levels: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, High School