12 minute lesson

How Playing Broken Instruments Brought Them Back to Life!

When Philadelphia was left with thousands of broken instruments after budget cuts to school music programs, the community came together to fix the problem by putting on a symphony for a broken orchestra!

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5 minute lesson

What if We Turned Plastic Waste into a Valuable Currency?

The Plastic Bank is solving many of the world’s problems at once! By turning plastic into a valuable currency they are alleviating poverty and cleaning our planet!

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6 minute lesson

Using Technology to Save Endangered Languages

How is technology changing the future of language? With the smart use of technology, we can work to preserve the languages that are at risk of going extinct and save the knowledge that could be lost!

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4 minute lesson

Why Don’t We See More Positive News?

Why don’t we seem more positive news? Progress is happening around the world, so why do we hear so many negative stories? Here’s how we can change that!

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10 minute lesson

Lost Wallets Proving It’s Still an Amazing World

Can losing a wallet be a good thing? Check out this experiment in acts of kindness from Mark Rober. It turns out, the world is kinder than you may think!

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3 minute lesson

Our Plastic Waste Problem: It’s Not About Perfection

Reducing our single-use plastics isn’t about perfection, it’s about progress. Here are some simple ways you can get started or inspire your community!

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13 minute lesson

Chickpeas: Doing the Hum-Most!

Chickpeas may seem like a humble food, but how they came to be loved by people around the world, and how we grow them is a fascinating look at how the foods we love make it to our tables!

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9 minute lesson

Exploring the Salween River Before It’s Too Late

How do you save an environment if you don’t know anything about it? Meet the organization helping people experience waterways before they disappear forever!

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8 minute lesson

Celebrating Culture and Empowering Youth in Hawaii

How can farming help to educate students and empower them to become community leaders? Here’s how MA’O Farms is empowering Hawaiian youth through a unique celebration of cultural traditions!

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3 minute lesson

Meet the Hindu Bagpipers Bringing Cultures Together

What happens when you combine traditional Indian music with the sounds of Scotland? This global band of Hindu bagpipers is breaking the mold when it comes to what cross-cultural collaboration sounds like!

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5 minute lesson

History of Earth on a Football Field!

Where do humans sit in the history of Earth? Did you know the t-rex is closer in time to us than to the stegosaurus! When you lay out history this way it’s pretty fascinating.

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4 minute lesson

Drones Helping to Explore Life on the Edge of a Volcano

What happens when you fly a drone too close to a volcano? What kind of life do you find living in one of the planet’s most extreme environments? This journey to the edge of one of the planet’s active volcanoes has some answers!

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5 minute lesson

Rabbits Everywhere!

Ōkunoshima island is overrun with rabbits. This unique place with a strange history teaches us about the fragility of our complex ecosystem.

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8 minute lesson

Even Without A House, Girl Scouts Find A Home

Giselle Burgess has started a movement. By starting a Girl Scout troop for young girls experiencing homelessness, she is creating a safe haven and a home.

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5 minute lesson

The Autism Advantage Makes This Business a Success

By tapping into the often-unrecognized potential of people on the autism spectrum, Rising Tide car-wash is giving their employees a chance to shine!

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3 minute lesson

Rapa Nui: A Legacy Left in Stone!

Moai–also called the Easter Island Heads–were constructed by Polynesian explorers on the island of Rapa Nui. Find out why!

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