Geoff Haines-Stiles Productions, Earth: The Operators' Manual
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About Teaching Climate Literacy
7.2 National security.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
5.1 Energy decisions are made at many levels.
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About the Science
- Video addresses the energy use of the military and introduces energy saving measures (biofuels, renewable energy sources) taken by the military.
- Positive messaging and lots of information packed into this short video.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- Great images and well-chosen interviews and examples.
- Demonstrates how solar panels on tents, efficient LEDs, and water purification techniques can help save both lives and money.
- Overall, the military has ambitious goals to increase energy independence.
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