Activity time: 15 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Computer with Internet access and a large monitor or a digital projector
Preparation for Activity
- Test equipment. Preview videos you plan to show the group. Set up monitor or projector/screen so all participants can view the video.
Description of Activity
View a YouTube video (5:19) about Cole Rasenberger, an eight-year-old who protested fast food chains' wasteful packaging. Find more stories; see the Treehugger website piece, "Six Child Environmentalists That Have Already Changed the World."
If you have time, navigate to the Barron Prize website. The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, founded by author T. A. Barron in honor of his mother, celebrates outstanding young leaders. Each year the Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring young people who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.