Building the 'Knowosphere’: How New Ways to Share and Shape Ideas Can Help Build Durable Progress on a Finite Planet
Date: 10/22/2012; 49 minutes


Copy the following code and paste it into your web page to embed this video:

By about 2050, the human population is expected to reach nine billion. Those billions will be seeking food, water and other resources on a planet where humans are already shaping climate and the web of life. Will we overheat or innovate, conserve or despoil, crash or round the curve with a few scrapes? Environmental journalist Andrew Revkin presents an exploration of ways to share and shape ideas that can foster progress on a finite planet. He focuses in particular on the unique role of universities as hubs of innovation, learning and, most important, doing. (#24125)


K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.11 Students analyze the major social problems and domestic policy issues in contemporary American society.

Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills

Historical Interpretation

5. Students analyze human modifications of landscapes and examine the resulting environmental policy issues.

For more information, visit: California State Board of Education Content Standards

Visit Teacher's PET to find more programs with K-12 Educational Standards.

Sign up for UCTV's monthly e-newsletter:
contact
contact info

feedback

privacy

watch
where to watch

videos & podcasts

live stream

retransmission

more info
about uctv

faqs

program contributors

university of california

sitemap

follow



©2016 Regents of the University of California. All right reserved. Terms and Conditions of Use.