Our Place in the Universe: Further Resouces

Chapter 1

Creation and the Environment
Creation Stories
How Old is our Universe
Tower of Babel: The Story
Tower of Babel: The Structure
Tower of Babel: The History
Saudi Arabia’s Mile High Tower
China’s Three Gorges Dam
New World Trade Center
European Parliament
Sydney Opera House

Chapter 2
Psalm 104: Video/The Beauty of Nature (video)
About Tefillah & B’rachot
A Unique Blessing
Sh’mitah: Laws
Sh’mitah: NPR Interview
Sh’mitah: A Modern Context
Sh'mita: Orthodox Perspective
Sh'mitah: Conservative Perspective

Chapter 3
Biodiversity
Spotted Owl
Endangered Species: Photos
Endangered and/ Extinct Species: Map
PETA on Animal Experimentation
Sh'chita: Jewish Ritual Slaughter
Sh'chitah: Explained
Article: When Ritual Slaughter Isn’t Kosher
Meat Production and Human Rights
Fishing Game

Chapter 4
Water: MIT Research
Water: CBS News Coverage
100+ Ways to Conserve Water
20 ways to save water
Water: Games and Activities
Water: Conservation in Israel
Desalination
Israel’s Climate
The Nile River: Irrigation
The Nile River: History
Water Conservation Ideas

Chapter 5
Food Waste
Sugary Drink Ban
The Story of Stuff (video)
Global Warming: Class Experiment
Global Warming (video)
Walking School Bus
Global Warming for Kids
Kids vs. Global Warming
A.A. Milne: Facing an Overwhelming Task

Chapter 6
Genetically Modified Food
Genetic Engineering
Cross-bred animals (video)
Ideas for Classroom Science Experiments

Chapter 7
Hula Valley (video)
Ecosystems Game
Hula Valley: Cranes and Agriculture
Hula Valley: Cranes (video)
The Lorax (Movie Trailer)
Hazon
Kibbutz
Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu
Sustainable Development (Powerpoint)
Earth Charter Initiative
Isabella Freedman Retreat Center
Pearlstone Center
Jewish Farm School
Kibbutzim and Sustainable Development

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Our Place in the Universe

Our Place in the Universe

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