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Alternate Activity 2: View of Nature — Animal Video Clips (20 minutes), Session 11: Kindness in Nature

In "World of Wonder," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or a digital projector and screen

Preparation for Activity

  • Preview the clips and decide which to show the group.
  • Set up and test the equipment and Internet connection. Cue the video clips you plan to show.

Description of Activity

Participants observe animal activity that seems to indicate love, kindness, or altruism.

Show the clips you have chosen from this list:

After you show the clips, process the activity with questions such as:

  • I wonder if you saw anything that surprised you or made you feel a big, "Wow" of awe.
  • I wonder what you thought the animals might be feeling.
  • I wonder if animals feel kindness.
  • I wonder how we can show kindness for all of the living beings in the interdependent web of all life?

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Last updated on Friday, May 17, 2013.

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