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Engineering and Activism: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind with William Kamkwamba

Engineering and Activism: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind with William Kamkwamba
Date
March 24, 2020
Location
Online
Cost
Free
Credit
One-hour PD Credit
Attributes Available in Spanish
Grade Level Grades 3-12

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Join the Journeys in Film and AFT's Share My Lesson for a conversation on Netflix's and Participant Media's The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, based on the true story of William Kamkwamba, a brilliant teenager whose creativity, persistence and courage provided a solution for his family and eventually for his village and many others in his country of Malawi and beyond. 

Now Available On Demand. Original Air Date: March 24, 2020.
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Journeys in Film's Director of Education Eileen Mattingly will share an overview of the interdisciplinary resources available for the film to support science, physics, language arts and social studies teachers in exploring the geographical and environmental context of Malawi, the history and engineering of wind power and the factors that influenced William's journey: religion, politics, the environment, and education.

Participants in the webinar will then be invited to join in a conversation and Q&A with best-selling author, engineer and speaker William Kamkwamba joining us live! Journeys in Film's free resources for the film will also be available.

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Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

On Demand version is available in closed captioning in English and Spanish.

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One-hour PD Credit

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Journeys in Film ppt.pptx

Presentation
March 24, 2020
17.5 MB
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Videos
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind | Offical Trailer [HD] | Netflix
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Reviews

3 Reviews
Fantastic presentation. Very inspiring story. Can't wait to share this with my students.
aradtke
March 29, 2020
Topic is very much needed. Thank you for the great resources.
Joan Harper-Neely
March 25, 2020
This presentation was excellent.
NEA Member
March 25, 2020