CSC End of the Year Survey

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CSC Documentaries

A Few Places to Find Films: Films For Action Media Education Foundation 10 Other Sites Some Possible Documentaries to Watch: Environmental Issues Do The Math – (Trailer) A Place at the Table – (Trailer) Gasland – (Trailer) Tapped – (Trailer) Water – (Trailer) The Island President – (Trailer) No Impact Man – (Trailer) Dirt! The



Rethinking the American Revolution Jigsaw

Create a ‘Did you know…’ media piece using one of the resources below… http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/zinnkin5.html http://www.redcoat.me.uk/Rev-War.htm http://www.progressive.org/zinn070309.html http://www.rayraphael.com/index.htm http://www.historynet.com/debunking-boston-tea-party-myths.htm/1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFekGGggMlw&list=PLsRNoUx8w3rP9zmv8IdM-576Zpr9QEAy7&index=3 http://zinnedproject.org/materials/re-examining-the-revolution/ http://www.sullivanclinton.com/ http://www.bostonmassacre.net/alternative.htm http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/History/Massacres_History.html (Boston Massacre) You could also Google – Myths of the American Revolution



Climate Change Scavenger Hunt

Check out each resource and answer the related question(s)… Teachers can find answers here (you will need a password to access this page, feel free to email me from your school account – mhenchen@wwsu.org) http://climate.nasa.gov/index 1) What are the key indicators of climate change? 2) What is the current level of Carbon Dioxide in the




Action4Climate Student Film Competition

SHOW US WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS TO YOU! UPDATED DEADLINE: April 1, 2014  #Action4Climate video challenge invites young aspiring filmmakers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change. How is climate change impacting your community?




U.S. History: January 27-31

Overview Last week we watched the first episode of Crash Course U.S. History and then discussed how Jared Diamond’s book (Guns, Germs, and Steel) helps us to answer the question “why were Europeans able to eventually dominate the Native Americans?” Assignments This Week 1) Write a reflection on the two resources posted above.  What are




Youth Engaged in Social Research for CVRPC Plan Vermont

As part of this year’s CSC class, students conducted VOX Pop interviews with people in the local community about the future of Central Vermont.  The videos were collected in collaboration with the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRP). One of the goals of Plan Central Vermont is to “to create an open and engaging public




Hackschooling?

Hackschooling is a term used to describe the process by which a student takes control of his or her education and makes it work for them.  In this amazing TEDx talk 13 year old Logan LaPlante discusses how he has accomplished this – with a lot of help from many mentors in his community.  Wouldn’t




Almost There – A Great New Documentary About the Mad River Valley



Connect to the Local Community with VOX POP Journalism

“Your Community, Your Voice”   CSC/Plan Vermont – VOX POP Project What are we doing? We are going out into the community to gather data about what local people want their community to look like a decade from now.  We will be acting as social researchers gathering critical information for the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission.



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