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Online Workshop Recording: Futures Thinking - Exploring Ideas and Developing Skills to Shape Our World

Online workshop recording featuring an introduction to the key ideas of futures thinking and resources for integrating this approach into your STEM engagement efforts.
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Women's Rights and Sustainability

In this activity, learners will use a set of issues and character cards to consider the importance of women’s rights to sustainability in a guided conversation format.
Two decks of cards from the Cards for Humanity Activity

Games for the Future

In this activity, learners participate in futures thinking and learn about the United Nation's global goals for sustainable development by playing a series of games.
Young learner sorting colored marbles into three different colored boxes using a tube and funnel

SustainABLE Digital Kit

Digital download of all public engagement and professional development files in the SustainABLE kit designed to engage the public in sustainability science.
Young learner sorting colored marbles into three different colored boxes using a tube and funnel

Water Roll

In this activity, learners decide how they would distribute water between homes, farms and factories by sliding marbles down a tube into various containers.
hands drawing an image prompted by a card that pictures a changing community

My Community

In this activity, learners can draw their neighborhoods and talk about what they like best or least about the places they live. Then, learners are challenged to draw potential improvements they'd like to see in their communities.
Illustration of a person in an astronaut suit holding up their hand for a high five

High Five for the Future

Promotional graphic signage for sustainability social media photo opp.
Materials image of the Future Builder activity featuring wooden colored blocks and an explanation guide

Future Builder

In this activity, learners build a tower representing a future community. Learners will discover how sustainability is a balance of economic, societal, and environmental efforts.