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Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? ...If I thought the war was going to bring freedom and equality to 22 million of my people they wouldn't have to draft me, I'd join tomorrow. I have nothing to lose by standing up for my beliefs. So I'll go to jail, so what? We've been in jail for 400 years.

Muhammed Ali (1942-2016)

Halloween 2019 Climate Crisis SOS

Video Quiz [What words come next?]

Notes:

This video was created for the 2019 Wise Hat Halloween lesson parties for Junior High school aged children and older. Running time: just over 15 minutes. The format is a multiple choice quiz and viewers are invited to guess the next line of dialogue after each movie pauses. Before each movie there is a caption giving a little information about what will happen as the Earth warms:

0°C change (baseline)
Pre-industrial times during the "Little Ice Age"...
The Day After Tomorrow [2004]

Under 1°C change:
Forget it! That train has left the station...
Snowpiercer [2013]

1°C-2°C change:
Sea level rises of 5-7 metres. Droughts, wildfires, storms...
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming [2017]

2°C-3°C change:
The Amazon Rainforest is dying. Water and food are harder to find...
Soylent Green [1973]

3°C-4°C change:
The tipping point of no return. The planet is forever different...
Godzilla: King of the Monsters [2019]

4°C-5°C change:
Sea level rises reach 70 metres. People cannot survive in the tropics. Southern Europe is desert....
Mad Max: Fury Road [2015]

5°C-6°C change:
251 million years ago global temperatures rose by 6°C. 95% of all living things died.
Beasts of the Southern Wild [2012]

Postscript:
As things stand the world will hit a 3°-4°C change by 2100. Such a world will only support around 1 billion people...

More information about the consequences of climate change can be found here and here. In addition to the video there's alos a 2 page PDF file with some notes about each film and a crossword using words from those notes:

getfiles: Halloween 2019 Climate Crisis SOS

MP4 (Full HD Video), 298 mb PDF (Notes and crossword), 321 kb
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