World of 7 Billion: Population Connection's Student Video Contest! Videos due February 27, 2020

Updated: Nov 13, 2020

Population Education, a program of Population Connection, is sponsoring a contest and educational opportunity for students to create and submit a video about human population growth.

See here, taken from a promotional email:

"Create a short video – up to 60 seconds – about human population growth that highlights one of the following global challenges: Sustaining Water Systems, Ensuring Economic Opportunities, Improving Climate Resiliency. All videos must include:

a) how population growth impacts the issue

b) at least one idea for a sustainable solution

Consider narrowing your focus by concentrating on a subtheme within your topic. Possible subthemes include:

1. Sustaining Water Systems – Agricultural pollution, aquifer depletion, sanitation infrastructure, waste disposal, modifying waterways (dams, levees), safe drinking water

2. Improving Climate Resiliency – Climate migrants, poor urban planning, extreme weather events, agricultural productivity, disease evolution, global inequity in climate adaptation

3. Ensuring Economic Opportunities – Gender wage gap, global wealth inequality, workers’ rights, poverty cycle, microfinance, green jobs

Deadline for submissions is February 27, 2020."

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Population Education provides K-12 teachers with innovative, hands-on lesson plans and professional development to teach about human population growth and its effects on the environment and human well-being.

All content from Population Connection is their own. The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth claims no credit for the information provided and claims no responsibility for the correctness of the information provided. The information provided is accurate to the best of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth's knowledge.

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