Lesson Plan

Grades 6-8, 9-12

Moving Messages – Pop Videos

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Several class periods

SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Multiple Connections, Multiple Connections

Resource Overview

Students write, film and edit a short video that connects human population growth to one other global challenge and offer their idea for a sustainable solution.

Students will be able to:
  • Make connections between population growth and social and environmental challenges
    through research from a variety of sources.
  • Create a sustainable solution to a global challenge using supporting evidence.
  • Use filming equipment and editing tools to create a video communicating an argument for a targeted audience.

Features of This Resource

  • Technology connection as students film and edit videos
  • 1-minute video limit forces students to prioritize information and edit content
  • Contest participation offers potential for prize money and recognition for students’ hard work

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