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National (U.S.) Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions Feb. 5, 2009 is resounding success!

Posted by Talula on January 30, 2009

National Teach-In 2009

NEW! Hot Off The Press! The National Teach-In happened in EVERY state in the U.S. and even a few locations in Canada and Mexico!!

Yay! That is Awesome Participation For the Youth of Our Nation! Now we have to grab our congressmen & women and make them HEAR OUR SHOUT!

To see the maps yourself; just click on the site link below and go to action maps.

Has anyone called you an “advocate”, not an “educator” for global warming information? Then listen up and link up here!

This is an urgent last minute shout-out for all science teachers, and other folks that are interested in helping to educate the masses about everyday solutions on a scale of both huge and small ways to combat global warming. Join 600 (and growing) schools on the list to watch the webcast in your class or aduitorium and take an active interest in finding solutions to the climate crisis. Get the scientific facts here & start the discussion in your school!

It is not too late to participate in the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions to be held on February 5, 2009!

National Teach-In <<< Link Here!

Go here to register your class, school, college, church or civic organization to watch the National Teach-In Broadcast on Feb. 5, 2009; and then download the “First 100 Days” webcast with David Orr, Hunter Lovins and Youth Climate leaders Billy Parrish & Wahela Johns!

Download a packet of info to publicise your event, invite state or local representatives, make a video of your discussion to post on YouTube and link it for the U.S. Congress to see what American youth are saying; or any one of many more ways to involve your community in the active state of doing ‘something’ about the issue of caring for our environment. You will find info on the site to all these and more; like read about partner groups (Green For All, Audubon Society, 1Sky, OXfam, Earth Day Network, National Wildlife Fund, Lewis & Clark College, Interfaith Power & Light, etc.), download posters, download curriculum for K-8/high school/ college/ university/ faith/ civic groups, join regular national/states calls (1-218-486-8700 password 020509) with Ed Markey to discuss initiatives and plan larger events and campaigns.

You can also see new books available on global warming like How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming by Gary & Lynne Cherry; or The Green Collar Economy

Check out new films like Everything’s Cool or Revolution Green.

Read about President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton’s beginning work for the environment in the first week of his presidency.
“To protect our climate and our collective security, we must call together a truly global coalition…My administration will not deny facts – we will be guided by them.” President Barack Obama January 26, 2009

More Info:
And teachers can find even more info to use on Stephen Leahy’s Environmental Journalist Blog over in my blogroll. He has some great stuff for teachers over there!


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