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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)

The Bloom Box - 60 Minutes - CBS News

Large corporations have been testing a new device that can generate power on the spot, without being connected to the electric grid. Will we have one in every home someday? Lesley Stahl reports. via cbsnews.com

Hat tip Jeff Johnson on this piece...

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Pledge to go Paperless on Earth Day 2010!

Steve Katz is leading an effort asking people to go paperless on Earth Day 2010. Whether you are a student, teacher, parent, administrator, or school staff member, please consider making this pledge for Earth Day 2010 (April 22nd). Encourage others to do so as well!

You may make your pledge online here.

 

 

From the Archives: Earthcast09, Hour #19.5-Westlake High School (Austin, TX) Enviro Science Students

AP Environmental Science Teacher Bob Murphy and his students from *Westlake HS in Austin, TX USA participate in Earthcast 2009 by sharing stories from their field experiences. Click here to access the podcast recording.

We're happy to report that Bob and his 121 students will be participating live again this year in Earthcast! Bob's students will also be creating a series of pre-recorded podcasts on a variety of environmental topics. These podcasts will be featured during Earthcast 2010 on April 22nd. 

Earthcast 2010 Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge? Watch this short, inspirational, 1-minute video created by Matt Montagne and accept the challenge for Earth Day 2010. We can ALL do this!!

THE CHALLENGE:
Find ONE thing you can do in your community to make it a little greener. Create a short video response, and post it to YouTube with the tag earthcast10. Videos will be played live during the 24-hour Earthcastathon on April 22 at http://earthbridges.net/live

From the Archives: Earthcast 2009 Teaser PSA created by @jasonrobertshaw

via youtube.com

A similar teaser and other informational media artifacts will be created and posted by different members of the Earthbridges community over the several weeks. Until then, enjoy the Earthcast 2009 teaser created by team member, Jason Robertshaw. Catch up with Jason's work at: http://cephalopodcast.com/

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