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Habitable Planet, Unit 5, Human Population Dynamics
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produced by Clive A. Grainger, fl. 1999, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins

What factors influence human population growth trends most strongly, and how does population growth or decline impact the environment? Does urbanization threaten our quality of life or offer a pathway to better living conditions? What are the social implications of an aging world population? Discover how demograph...

produced by Clive A. Grainger, fl. 1999, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 5 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins
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Habitable Planet, Unit 7, Agriculture
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produced by Alex Griswold, fl. 1982 and Tobias McElheny, fl. 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins

Demographers project that Earth's population will peak during the 21st century at approximately ten billion people. But the amount of new cultivable land that can be brought under production is limited. In many nations, the need to feed a growing population is spurring an intensification of agriculture - finding w...

produced by Alex Griswold, fl. 1982 and Tobias McElheny, fl. 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 7 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins
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Habitable Planet, Unit 8, Water Resources
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produced by Clive A. Grainger, fl. 1999, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins

Earth's water resources, including rivers, lakes, oceans, and underground aquifers, are under stress in many regions. Humans need water for drinking, sanitation, agriculture, and industry; and contaminated water can spread illnesses and disease vectors, so clean water is both an environmental and a public health i...

produced by Clive A. Grainger, fl. 1999, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins
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Habitable Planet, Unit 10, Energy Challenges
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produced by Alex Griswold, fl. 1982 and Tobias McElheny, fl. 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins

Industrialized nations rely on vast quantities of readily available energy to power their economies and produce goods and services. As populations increase in developing countries and citizens demand better standards of living, global energy consumption will continue to rise, along with demands for non-fuel minera...

produced by Alex Griswold, fl. 1982 and Tobias McElheny, fl. 1998, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, in Habitable Planet, Unit 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2007), 28 mins
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History Behind the Headlines, The [Green] New Deal
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 mins
Long before the Green New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced a bold plan to combat the Great Depression. He called it the New Deal. The mosaic of plans, programs, and reforms put Americans back to work and restored confidence in the US economy. It didn't break the depression altogether, but it changed t...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 mins
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Natural Resources, Energy Resources
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produced by Brian A. Jerome, fl. 1984, Visual Learning Systems, in Natural Resources (Brandon, VT: Visual Learning Systems, 2007), 20 mins
Hardly a minute goes by without using energy resources. This video program explores the wide range of energy resources including: crude oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, moving water, biomass, solar energy, wind energy, and geothermal energy. The relative advantages and disadvantages of each energy resource...
produced by Brian A. Jerome, fl. 1984, Visual Learning Systems, in Natural Resources (Brandon, VT: Visual Learning Systems, 2007), 20 mins
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 1, Global Goal 1: No Poverty (Ages 11: 17)
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in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 1 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
Short animation explaining UN Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty for teenage students
in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 1 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 2, Global Goal 2: Zero Hunger (Ages 11: 17)
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in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 2 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
Short animation explaining UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger for teenage students
in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 2 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 3, Global Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing (Ages 11: 17)
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in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 3 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
Short animation explaining UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing for teenage students
in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 3 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 4, Global Goal 4: Quality Education (Ages 11: 17)
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in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 4 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
Short animation explaining UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education for teenage students
in UN Sustainable Development Goals: Secondary Explainers, Global Goal 4 (Derry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2018), 3 mins
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