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April 21, 2017 - Earthcast 2017 - Earth Day webcast. Please join us in the Live Studio

Earthcast 2017 - April 21st - TENTH Year!

It's our tenth year! The Earthbridges Community is happy to report that Earthcast, which is a live, global webcast that will take place on April 21, 2017, a (school) day before Earth Day. Earthcast17 will be our TENTH year that the Earthbridges community has been involved in the production of this event and we hope to build upon our successes of the past in many ways.

During previous Earthcasts, we have had contributions from people on different continents broadcasting in several different languages. We hope to continue participation from more people around the globe during the upcoming Earthcast. Additional information is available on the Earthcast wikispace. http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/ Keep checking back for updates and to view the schedule to plan how you and your students can participate in this exciting event. Thank you for your support!

Earthbridges is part of the Worldbridges Community. http://worldbridges.net

 

Ways to Participate

You can participate on or before the day of the webcast (April 21, 2017)!   • Participate on the day by listening in the Live Studio and chat room.   • Leave a video message on our Flipgrid at https://flipgrid.com/earthcast.  • Create something to share during the live webcast. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com  • Webcast a live event to add to our day. Contact earthbridges@gmail.com to reserve a time slot. (We use Google Hangouts on Air.)   

Earthcast Echo - Webcasts During The Year

During the year, we will be webcasting live on various topics. Please join us by listening to the stream and participating in the chat room. (Past events are posted below.)In the past, we have interviewed Col. Joe Kittinger. He holds the record for the longest free fall from 19 miles! His height record was just broken. Students also interviewed Gregory Whitney, NASA, Flight Director. He is also a former student from our school, Rye Jr High School, in Rye, NH. (Sheila Adams - Webcaster)

Participate in Earthcast 2010 - A Few Simple Ways

Are you interested in contributing to Earthcast 2010 on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010, but you aren't willing to commit to a 30-60 minute time block?

Here are a few VERY simple ways to get involved:

1. Leave a comment on our project voicethread. We will play these comments live at some point during the 24 hour webcastathon on Earth Day.

2. Join in live via cell phone/telephone.

2010 Earthcast Voicethread

Earthcast 2008 PSA

  
Download now or listen on posterous EARTHCAST 2008 INTRO.mp3 (437 KB)

This is the audio clip that we used to promote the Earthcast project back in 2008. Youth and adults from around the world submitted short little audio clips and Jason Robershaw mixed them together to create this audio clip.  Jason then added this audio clip to the video that he created and posted the finished PSA at YouTube: 

 

The Earthbridges Community and the Earthcast 2010 Team is looking for help creating similar promo and PSA pieces for this year's Earthcast. Contact us if you are interested!

 

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Tokyo tower thrown into darkness for Earth Hour

TOKYO, March 27 (Xinhua) -- The usually brightly illuminated iconic landmark Tokyo Tower were thrown into darkness at 8:30 p.m. Saturday to join this year's Earth Hour global environmental campaign.

The move came along with some 125 countries and regions where people shut off their lights for one hour to highlight a commitment to tackling climate change.

Besides Tokyo Tower, the southwestern Japanese port city of Hiroshima is an active participant, where the Hiroshima Peace Memorial went dark at the same time, local media reported.

Earthcast Team on Classroom 2.0-Recording Posted

Didn't get the chance to listen to the Earthcast 2010 Team present live today on Classroom 2.0?? No, problem at all...catch up with the Elluminate recording at your leisure.

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