WHAT: Media Exploring the Natural World with Art
Anim8Nature has produced a series of short animated documentaries about natural phenomena. The shorts are produced for children and families to spark curiosity, encourage careful observation of the natural world and inspire environmental stewardship. Documentary animation informs children about the facts of life-science in a creative way and can be used in a variety of ways. Take a look.
Anim8Nature films are accessible for free on our website and on our Vimeo channel, with new animations are being added regularly. Currently the organisms featured are 17-year cicadas, jellyfish, Monarch butterflies, shelf fungus, lichen and oak trees. The InMotion series is very short snippets of a variety of natural phenomena.
Educators, parents, children can all easily access these animations online at any time.
Learn how address and respond to climate change in the areas of food, energy, transportation and the built environment (cities) through this free (without certification) Massive Open Online Course on Coursera.
Our website offers a unique and well-organized climate change timeline. This timeline describes all of the early science leading up to the discovery of climate change as well as the main political policies and movements to legitimize the idea of climate change in our country.
There is a rising tide of understanding across the world that we need to save a surprising endangered species in the WILD - Our Children.
Come with NaturePlay film on an inspiring journey in a cinematic portrait of childhood, education and play to find out more. www.natureplayfilm.com
Passing It On is a digital storytelling project made possible by a partnership between Great Smoky Mountains Association and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This project guides students in the creation of written reports and mini-documentaries based on interviews with community elders about a Smokies-related theme.
SYMBIOTIC EARTH explores the ideas of Lynn Margulis, a brilliant and radical scientist whose theories challenged the male-dominated scientific community and are today fundamentally changing how we look at our selves, evolution, and the environment.