Where does all of our stuff come from and where does it go?
In the past thirty years, humans have consumed over one-third of Earth's natural resources. Our culture of stuff - making stuff, buying stuff, and throwing away stuff - has had an enormous and destructive impact on the environment. This 20-minute video from the Story of Stuff explains how this system was built, why it matters, and what we can do.
This video has some concepts and words for older kids and adults, but includes great illustrations and big ideas that we believe elementary-aged students can learn from.
What did you learn? How did this video make you feel? What information can you share with others, and how?
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