Great new web site – ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene‘ – charting the human impact on the planet.
This post really just pilfers a couple of videos from the site to make it easier for anyone who teaches this kind of thing – The two videos chart the impact of humanity on the planet – starting 200 years ago in Britain with the Industrial Revolution.
Personally I think it’s worth showing the first 2 mins or so of this video (without the narration) first – because it’s so nice, maybe just mentioning what’s above
Then showing the narrated version…. which explains things in a bit more depth
Temporarily disabled because it kept starting up automatically – see the web site above
Should be easy enough to fit this in somewhere on a lesson on climate change or population growth.