Youth Misinformed

This film is about the spread of misinformation through the education system and how that affects climate change and solutions. It highlights the lack of connection to our Earth and the way our current education system is not fully supporting the next generations with the tools they’ll need to survive on this changing planet.

This film was submitted to the SCINEMA 2021 International Science Film Festival and was selected to feature in our Social Causes, Junior and School categories. The filmmakers have kindly allowed us to continue to show the film beyond the festival. Watch it below and download the accompanying educational resource for fun activities to use with your students.

Video Length: 9:05 mins

Film Description

This film is about the spread of misinformation through the education system and how that affects climate change and solutions. It highlights the lack of connection to our Earth and the way our current education system is not fully supporting the next generations with the tools they’ll need to survive on this changing planet.

Lesson Inspiration

This SCINEMA Junior film has been made by young people to highlight their concerns about climate change and misinformation. It is an excellent example of how young people can get involved and make a difference, even before they are allowed to vote.

Useful when:

Teaching students how to hold a reasoned argument and think critically; skills that are very important in STEM. It also highlights the impact of miscommunication on society, particularly young people.

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Years: 10, 11, 12

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences: Climate Change

Additional – Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding.

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences: The Earth’s Surface

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival in the Southern Hemisphere! The 2021 festival is now over but we have permission for some of the films and their associated educational resources to use with your students.

Each resource is mapped to the Australian National Curriculum and contains hands-on activities for your students. Designed to engage and inspire, these resources demonstrate STEM careers and skills to your students, encouraging them to be curious thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing citizens within society.