Study Guides

All available for free download

In addition to our lesson plans, we offer in-depth companion study guides and conversation cards to accompany selected films. These resources are used to empower critical thinking and support community engagement in traditional, as well as non-traditional learning environments.

Discussion Guide Exploring Indigenous Language Vitality with Google Earth

A global lesson plan in collaboration with Google Earth’s tour Celebrating Indigenous Languages.

Conversation Cards Earthrise

The Earthrise conversation cards are organized around the following three themes—bearing witness, exploration, and reverence for the environment. These themes provide three different ways for students to engage with the film’s content. THINK cards encourage reflection on a quote from the film. ASK cards invite questioning and dialogue. ACT cards direct students toward taking specific actions in their community.

Discussion Guide Earthrise Discussion Guide

Inspire inquiry and reflection with the free Earthrise Discussion Guide.

Conversation Cards Sanctuaries of Silence

These conversation cards provide three different ways for students to engage with Sanctuaries of Silence. THINK cards encourage reflection on a quote from one of the films, ASK cards invite questioning and dialogue, and ACT cards direct students toward taking specific actions in their community.

Conversation Cards Global Oneness Project

These 60 conversation cards contain questions, quotations, and actions from the films included in our Educational Film Toolkit, first edition. They can be easily downloaded and printed.

The cards provide three different ways for students to engage with our film content. THINK cards encourage reflection on a quote from one of the films, ASK cards invite questioning and dialogue, and ACT cards direct students toward taking specific actions in their community.

Conversation Cards Elemental

These Conversation Cards can be easily downloaded and printed. They provide three different ways for students to engage with the film’s content. THINK cards encourage reflection on a quote from the film. ASK cards invite questioning and dialogue. ACT cards direct students toward taking specific actions in their community.

Discussion Guide Elemental

This free downloadable guide is designed for educators working with high school or college-level students, and may be used in a variety of courses, including: environmental studies, English, literature, political science, career exploration, leadership, or service learning.

The guide uses the metaphor of the hero's journey for analyzing the three characters portrayed in the film. In addition, the guide explores three themes raised by the film: connection to place, perseverance, and nature as teacher and offers ideas for facilitating class discussions, reflective exercises, and action projects.

Discussion Guide Living Oneness

Together with our DVDs, this study guide (pdf) is a valuable tool for individuals, study groups, educators, business people, and anyone inspired to better understand a way of being in the world that is ultimately about service and stewardship.

Download a free iBook version from the iTunes store.

Discussion Guide Go Project Films Living Library Volume One

This guide is intended to provide opportunities for deeper engagement with the themes raised in Go Project Films Living Library Vol 1. Discussion questions are provided to relate to the films' main themes.

Discussion Guide A Thousand Suns

A discussion and action guide to the film A Thousand Suns. The film tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region.

This guide is intended to provide opportunities for deeper engagement with the themes from the film A Thousand Suns. It includes: suggested discussion questions that relate to the film's main theme areas, action ideas to support sustainable agriculture, and background information on the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia.

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