Title: Geospatial Revolution: Mapping Power
Kibera, a poor community, in Nairobi, was a blank spot on the map until recently. This video from Penn State Public Broadcasting Geospatial Revolution shows how geospatial technology enabled residents to map resources to help their community.
Standard(s): [SS2010] WH9 (9) 8: Compare revolutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Haiti, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.
Title: Sense of Smell Leads Salmon Home
This video segment adapted from Northwest Indian College reveals how Native American life and knowledge is connected to natural cycles.
Standard(s): [SS2010] GEOG (7) 11: Explain the cultural concept of natural resources and changes in spatial distribution, quantity, and quality through time and by location.
Title: Teen Maps Contaminants from a Coal Plant
In this video adapted from Earth Island Institute, meet a high school student who educated her community about how a coal-burning power plant was contributing to asthma and other health problems there.
Standard(s): [SS2010] CIV (7) 13: Identify contemporary American issues since 2001, including the establishment of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the enactment of the Patriot Act of 2001, and the impact of media analysis.