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Bullying

This very short clip raises awareness of bullying in schools and shows an interesting way of taking a stand against it.

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Do the math

The clip shows a trailer for the movie ‘Do the Math’. The movie raises awareness about the seriousness of global warming urging everyone to ‘connect the dots’ and to think about what we are doing to our climate.

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Football Mad

Benjamin Zephaniah performs one of his poems in front of an audience of children.

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Black Friday

CNN interviews co-founder and editor-in-chief of Adbusters, Kalle Lasn. The interview offers an alternative perspective on our consumerist society.

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Leaving Home

Michael Rosen performs one of his poems about a 13 year old boy leaving home to go on a political demonstration. (The Aldermaston marches were anti-nuclear weapons demonstrations in the 1950s and 1960s, taking place on Easter weekend between the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire, England, and London.)

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Pale blue dot

This clip shows our home, planet Earth, from a cosmic perspective. The narrator, Carl Sagan, was a famous astronomer and science fiction writer.

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