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Strange Days on Planet Earth Education

Find Out How Earth's Systems are Globally Connected

Photo: Pelican catches a plastic bottle in it's mouth.

Photograph by Andrea Donze, My Shot

National Geographic's Strange Days on Planet Earth television series presents problems—currently perceived to be disconnected, hopeless, or even harmless—as globally connected, personally relevant, and urgent. It explores the global consequences of our simple everyday actions, with a special focus on global ocean and freshwater issues.

Get activities and multimedia to help your students understand some of the most important environmental issues of our time, and what they can do to help.

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Get reference and news content on the topics relevant to the television series.



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Strange Days on Planet Earth

Around the globe, scientists are racing to solve a series of mysteries. Unsettling transformations are sweeping across the planet, and clue by clue, investigators are discovering ways that seemingly disparate events are connected.

Interactive Houses

How can actions in and around your home have a global impact? Navigate through the Strange Days interactive houses to find out. Each interactive features a typical suburban house and demonstrates how unexpected actions and items can cause unintended effects.

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Global Warming Facts

Get facts and media all about global warming and climate change.