The following are links to original section-sourced videos. These are intended to provide information, offer ideas for some in-home activities, and give some educators material they might use in their classrooms. If you have questions, or need more information, please contact Gina Malczewski at email@example.com
Peter Sinclair (videographer): Here Today – Renewable Solutions to Climate Change
Concepts: Sustainability, renewable energy.
Paul Gross: The Scientific Truth About Global Warming
Concepts: Meteorology, data behind concerns about climate change.
Dana Kirk: The Food Waste Challenge – Opportunities and Technologies to Address the Global Problem
Concepts: Food waste; biofuels.
Sandra Svoboda: From Rust to Resilience – What Climate Change Means for Great Lakes Cities
Concepts: Climate issues that impact the Great Lakes: water use and conservation (several short segments related to info at https://www.greatlakesnow.org/2020/04/rust-resilience-climate-change-great-lakes-cities/Algal bloom, shoreline loss, freshwater access, etc.
Water and Purification
Concepts: Molecules, water facts, water cycle, states of matter, polarity, density, purification by “distillation”.
Polymers and Bioplastics
Concepts: Polymers, subunits, crosslinks, bioplastics, making water pods.
Carbon dioxide and Climate Change
Concepts: Sublimation, acidity, density.
Blue and Yellow
Concepts: Density, mixing, colors, identification of unknowns.
Slime vs. Silly Putty
Concepts: Polymers, crosslinking, properties, stretch, solubility, bounce.
Sticking with Chemistry: How and Why Things Stick
Concepts: Adhesion, cohesion, effects of temperature and surfaces; physical adhesion.