Organization

Population Education

Colorful graphic of five photos of students, illustrations of a globe with thermometer, a compost bin, and gender icons
Opportunity

World population will reach 8 billion in November 2022. Through the World of 8 Billion student video contest, middle and high schoolers are given a platform to think critically about global challenges related to population and share what they think we should do to fix it.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00am to Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:59pm

Organization: 
Student Video Contest is Open. Get more detail at www World of 7 Billion dot org
Student Video PSA Contest
Opportunity

The World of 7 Billion video contest challenges youth to create a short video connecting world population growth and one of three timely global challenges: Ocean Health, Urbanization, or Agriculture & Food. Submission deadline is Feb 22, 2022.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 9:00am to Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Opportunity

Bring technology, creativity, and a global outlook into your middle and high school classes. The contest challenges your students to create a short video connecting world population growth and one of three timely global challenges: Promoting Environmental Justice, Strengthening Global Health, or Re-Imagining Industrial Systems.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 9:00am to Thursday, February 25, 2021, 5:00pm

Organization: 
45 learning hours
Population Education Summer 2017 Online Graduate Course
Population Education Summer 2017 Online Graduate Course
Learning

Registration is now closed. This accelerated Summer 2017 online professional development course for science and social studies educators (grades 6-12) runs from July 3rd-July 28th, 2017, and is perfect for educators who’d like to earn graduate credit or PD hours while school is not in session.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 3, 2017, 7:00am to Friday, July 28, 2017, 11:55pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, May 26, 2017, 5:00pm

Organization: 
2 learning hours
UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
Learning

Join University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) education professor Dr. Connie Schaffer and Population Education for an interactive, 2-hour professional development workshop designed for 6th-12th science, social studies, and math educators. Learn how to teach students about current global challenges while exploring sustainable solutions through hands-on activities that utilize real world data.

Date and Time:

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 11:30pm

Organization: 
2 learning hours
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
Learning

On February 11th, 2017, come join the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center and Population Education for an interactive, 2.5 hour professional development workshop. Understand global challenges and sustainable solutions through hands-on activities that utilize real world issues and data.

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10:00am to 12:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 10, 2017, 11:30pm

2 learning hours
Cooper Center Logo
Cooper Center Logo
Learning

Join the Cooper Center for Environmental Learning and Population Education for an interactive, 2.5-hour professional development workshop for K-8 educators. Understand global challenges and sustainable solutions through hands-on activities that utilize real world issues and data.

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10:00am to 12:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 3, 2017, 11:30pm