Teacher Virtual Screening of MICROPLASTIC MADNESS with Q+A

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This is a special, free virtual screening for educators and families of MICROPLASTIC MADNESS (76 minutes). The simultaneous screening will be followed by a Q+A moderated by the movie's Co-directors, Atsuko Quirk and Debby Lee Cohen and CafeteriaCulture.org Outreach Director, Rhonda Keyser, which will include details about our related classroom and Remote Learning resources.

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ABOUT: Microplastic Madness is the story of 56 fifth graders from P.S. 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn – living on the frontline of the climate crisis – whose actions on plastic pollution morph into extraordinary leadership and scalable victories. With stop-motion animation, heartfelt kid commentary, and interviews of experts and renowned scientists who are engaged in the most cutting edge research on the harmful effects of microplastics, this alarming, yet charming narrative, conveys an urgent message in user-friendly terms.

These eleven-year-olds dive deep into the root causes of plastic pollution. Taking on the roles of citizen scientists and community advocates, they collect local data, lead community outreach, and use their own local data to inform policy by testifying and rallying at City Hall. Then they turned their focus back to school, taking action in their cafeteria to eliminate all single-use plastic! Created to inspire kids, teachers and policy makers alike, this is the spark needed to grow a youth-led Plastic Free Future movement in schools across NYC and beyond!


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