Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Lesson Plan for World Science Day for Peace and Development. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Watch the following films about heroes using science to make the world more sustainable.
A historical look at the long road for women in science. Following the outstanding career of Dr. Gail Brown, Ph.D, renowned scientist.
Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his water purification technology, and his innovative approach to the safe water crisis.
MY HERO Suggested Video
"Unsung heroes of science" (2015) by DMS
These scientists are proving that science can change the world for the better: http://www.sciencecanchangetheworld.org. #brightscience
Films by Younger Students
Thousands of experts studied oil spills and the Gulf of Mexico after Deepwater Horizon, the worst oil spill in history.
Dr. France Cordova is a renowned astrophysicist who has broken gender and cultural barriers. [This story is also available in Spanish.]
William Kamkwamba designed and built a windmill, at the age of 14 for his family in Malawi, Africa. [This story is also available in French.]
Science Heroes in Art
These posters from The Amplifier Foundation celebrate climate science heroes who work for environmental justice. Th
Stories from the Christian Science Montior
Official Website | UNI World Science Day for Peace and Development
Highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editors Deborah Neff and Abigail Richardson.
Short films curated by MY HERO International Film Festival director Wendy Milette.
Audio curated by MY HERO Audio director Stu Pearlman.
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