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Film
We Became Fragments

This story documents a Syrian teenager who comes of age in Canada after losing his mother and four siblings in a bombing that left him injured.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Today's Native America
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Grade Level: 9-12
Investigating the Impacts of Palm Oil
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Grade Level: 9-12
A Refugee's Story
Film
Welcome to Canada

Meet a young Syrian refugee who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing torture and imprisonment by the Assad regime.

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Grade Level: 9-12
Far from Home
Photo Essay
Crossing Borders

These photographs depict refugees as they cross borders on their way to northern Europe.

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Highways and Change
Photo Essay
Waiting to Move

These photographs capture a modern Inupiaq community in Alaska facing evacuation due to climate change.

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On the Verge of Displacement
Film
Isle de Jean Charles

Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.

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Then and Now
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Grade Level: 9-12
A Vanishing Island
Essay
The Skeleton of the Isle de Jean Charles

Learn about a tiny island community off the Louisiana coast that is literally losing ground due to climate change.

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