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Session 7: Miracles We Can Make

Session 7: Miracles We Can Make
Session 7: Miracles We Can Make

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  • Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species—man—acquired significant power to alter the nature of his...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Miracle Moments 5 Activity 2: Story – Luís and Mika 10 Activity 3: Climate Detectives – Tree...
  • Before the session, take five minutes to center yourself and think deeply about miracles, in particular regarding climate change. What...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Newsprint with definition(s) of a miracle generated by the group Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, “ Luís and Mika ” Preparation for Activity Read and prepare to tell the story. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Tree Ring Analysis Optional: Clipboards and pencils Preparation for Activity Copy the handout. Read the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post three sheets of blank newsprint with headings, “Sources...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Environmental Impact Game – Map Handout 3, Environmental Impact Game – Instructions Paper and pencils...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Optional: Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Choose a closing song; if you like,...
  • Reflect together on the session. You may wish to use these questions: How was our mix of discussion and action? How well did the timing of...
  • Materials for Activity Collection bin(s) Poster board or a roll of mural, markers, and paint Preparation for Activity Arrange a site for...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, How to Make an Anemometer Five 3 oz. plastic or waxed paper cups Two plastic soda straws A new...
  • Materials for Activity Cleaned, used items to be repurposed, e.g., socks, other clothing/fabric, buttons, coffee containers, paper towel...
  • Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species—man--acquired significant power to alter the nature of...
  • Luís lived in the Arctic Circle with his parents who were researching the effects of global warming. Luís wondered about that as he went...
  • Tree rings tell us about the tree’s life. Each ring tells the story of a year. If you see a small ring, there was little rain that year. If...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • You have a busy day planned, with chores and visits all over your community: Return 10 large books to LIBRARY. Deliver a donation of used...
  • From the Climate Kids pages of the website of the Southeast Regional Climate Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; used...
  • Find hands-on games, activities, and resources on the Climate Kids pages of the website of the Southeast Regional Climate Center at the...

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